Graduate Student Jize Zhang wins ASCE Competition

Graduate Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences (CEEES) student, Jize Zhang, is also a student member of the Center for Informatics and Computational Science. This past week Jize competed in the EMI (Engineering Mechanics Institute) ASCE Probabilistic Methods Committee Student Paper Competition and came out on top. His work titled "Bayesian Model Averaging Kriging" was selected as a top finalist requiring him to give an oral presentation of his research. Jize's paper and presentation, with guidance from his faculty mentor, Alex Taflanidis, (a core member of the Center) won the competition.

Click the link to view his winning paper and presentation