Eren Ozguven

A storm plan: New research creates model to help plan for special needs, pet-friendly shelters

Senior citizens often don’t evacuate during major storms because of pets or special needs. Now, a FAMU-FSU College of Engineering researcher has developed a new model for local governments or relief organizations to quickly determine which regular shelters could be repurposed into special needs or pet-friendly shelters. Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Eren Ozguven and […]

Engineering researchers receive $500,000 NSF grant to study hurricane evacuation

Hurricane tracks can be erratic. Sometimes storms change directions, they wobble, or move in an unpredictable path that can pose unique challenges for evacuees. Now, two FAMU-FSU College of Engineering faculty members have received a $500,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop several models that address how the uncertainty of a hurricane track can affect […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: September 2016

Mark Kearley, Ph.D., (Chemistry) has been named the director of the Florida State University Honors program. Kearley looks forward to working with the talented staff to enhance the educational and extracurricular opportunities for the FSU Honors students. “I plan to grow the FSU Honors community by building connections with alumni and engaging faculty to develop […]