Dr. Chu-Lin Cheng
School of Earth, Environmental, and Marine Sciences (SEEMS)
Department of Civil Engineering (CIVE)
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Email: chulin.cheng [AT] utrgv.edu
Short CV | Faculty Profile | SEEMS Page | CIVE Page
12-07-2022 -- Dwight will join TWDB Water Science & Conservation as a Groundwater Modeler (Hydrologist II) in Jan. Congrats.
12-05-2022 -- Dwight passed MS thesis defense. Congrats.
11-15-2022 -- Welcome Zachary to Hydro group.
11-14-2022 -- Cheng visited Trinity University and presented at Geoscience seminar.
09-01-2022 -- DOE proposal selected for funding. Congrats to Lead PI Dr. Kang and team! (link)
08-20-2022 -- Welcome Victor to Hydro group.
05-31-2022 -- Congrats to Dwight for accepting job offer (before defense/graduation). Dwight will be joining TWDB Water Science & Conservation as a Groundwater Modeler (Hydrologist II).
04-29-2022 -- Cheng visited UN-Lincoln/Omaha and presented at CEE Water Resources & Environmental Engineering graduate seminar.
03-14-2022 -- Cheng co-hosted 2022 GSA South Central Section Annual Meeting (had to move 100% online due to COVID complications)
02-23-2022 -- USDA proposal selected for funding. Congrats to Lead PI Dr. Pereira and team! (link)
12-01-2021 -- Leslie will be joining LCRA as a Water Resources Specialist. (3+ job offers; private/public sectors) Congrats.
11-12-2021 -- Leslie passed MS thesis defense. Congrats.
11-01-2021 -- Welcome Kristian to the group.
10-29-2021 -- FUTURE/SHIP-GEO/TRESS joint section hosting Dr. Charles Werth (Civil & Environmental Engineering) for UT-Austin NSF-NRT-INFEWS Scholarships (MS/PhD opportunities in Water-Energy-Food nexus).
09-15-2021 -- Syed's manuscript groundwater vulnerability modeling accepted for publication. Congrats.
08-25-2021 -- NSF GEOPATHS proposal selected for funding.
08-23-2021 -- DOE proposal selected for funding (energy & environmental remediation). Congrats Dr. Li and team!
08-16-2021 -- UTRGV 21'HAZWOPER 40-HR (UTHC-Houston) training for environmental remediation.
06-15-2021 -- Cheng presented at 2021 AAAS-IUSE Summer Labs Workshop for STEM education and diversity & inclusion.
05-09-2021 -- Syed passed MS thesis defense. Congrats. Syed will start his Ph.D. study in Civil & Environmental Engineering at University of Minnesota-Twin City.
05-03-2021 -- Congrats to Dwight for passing the FG exam and now a Geologist-In-Training (G.I.T.). (PG as the Professional Geologist)
04-20-2021 -- Congrats to Dwight for being selected for TCEQ Summer'21 Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program (MLEIP) Graduate Internship.
12-01-2020 -- Abdullah passed MS thesis defense. Congrats.
11-05-2020 -- Congrats to Abdullah for being awarded Colorado State University Walter Scott Jr. Graduate Fellowship in addition to GRA support. Abdullah will be starting his Ph.D. study in Civil & Environmental Engineering.
10-29-2020 -- SHIP-GEO/TRESS joint section hosting Dr. Charles Werth (Civil & Environmental Engineering) for UT-Austin NSF-NRT-INFEWS Scholarships (MS/PhD opportunities in Water-Energy-Food nexus).
10-15-2020 -- Congrats to Jevon for accepting Environmental Specialist position with private sector (Austin area).
10-09-2020 -- Sheng's manuscript TiO2 for water remediation accepted for publication. Congrats.
10-01-2020 -- Congrats to Leslie for winning regional competition for Graduate Research Grant (GCAGS).
08-17-2020 -- UTRGV 20'HAZWOPER 40-HR (UTHC-Houston) training for environmental remediation.
08-01-2020 -- Cheng promoted to Associate Professor.
07-25-2020 -- Welcome Dwight to the group.
05-13-2020 -- Congrats to SHIP-GEO scholar cohorts for their Summer 2020 national competitive internships/fellowships. Paola G. (SHIP-GEO scholar cohort#2), NASA Student Airborne Research Program (SARP). Jevon H. (SHIP-GEO scholar cohort#2), UT-Austin Environmental Science Institute Summer Undergraduate Research Program.
05-10-2020 -- Congrats to SHIP-GEO scholar cohorts for their Fall 2020 graduate school admission with scholarships or assistantships. Gladys (SHIP-GEO#1), AESS; Mia (SHIP-GEO#2), Geological Sciences, UTEP; Lilly (SHIP-GEO#2), AESS; Aaron (SHIP-GEO#3), AESS;
Lauren (SHIP-GEO#4), AESS.
04-20-2020 -- Congrats to Sara (SHIP-GEO first-cohort) for her MS/PhD admission to Environmental and Water Resource Engineering at UT-Austin with INFEWS Scholars Fellowship.
04-16-2020 -- Leslie, Abdullah and Syed awarded additional scholarship. Congrats!
03-09-2020 -- Leslie and Cheng presented at GSA 2020 South-Central Section Meeting, Fort Worth, TX.
03-06-2020 -- Jevon being selected for the very competitive UT-Austin 2020 Environmental Science Institute Summer Undergraduate Research Program (with stipend, travel, and housing). Congrats!