Fikret Atalay

Grad students’ startup Filio makes it easy to capture and catalog worksite photos

A laptop computer and iPhone show the Filio web app and mobile app, respectively. (Photo: Amelia Neumeister)

It’s a problem many of us can relate to: you take a bunch of photos at an event or on a vacation and then never get around to organizing them. They just sit in your phone’s gallery, or maybe in a folder on your computer. But all the details are often lost to history.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Atalay picked for 5-member U.S. delegation to young geotech engineers conference

Ph.D. student Fikret Atalay will be part of a five-student delegation from the United States at next year's International Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference in South Korea.

The American Society of Civil Engineers Geo-Institute has selected graduate student Fikret Atalay to represent the United States at an international conference next year. Atalay, who’s entering his fourth year of Ph.D. studies, is one of only five people from the States chosen to attend the International Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Fritz leads survey team to examine dam breaks after South Carolina flooding

A team of scientists led by the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Hermann Fritz has just returned from a four-day reconnaissance mission in South Carolina assessing damage after record-breaking rainfall flooded large swaths of the state. They found several of the dams they inspected failed before they were overtopped by water.

Friday, October 16, 2015
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