Purdue University researchers, led by Lyles Family Professor of Civil Engineering Darcy Bullock, have developed techniques to harness big data from connected vehicles to monitor congestion caused by crashes, weather and construction.
Bechtel Corp. recently presented its Innovation of the Year award to Bowen Laboratory at Purdue University for its contributions to a large-scale government project. The award recognizes proven innovations that have delivered unprecedented results within the company’s execution model.
Luna Lu, the Reilly Professor and acting head of Purdue's Lyles School of Civil Engineering, has developed technology that could replace methods the construction industry has been using for more than a hundred years to test when concrete structures are ready to take on an external load.
Graduate student Zainab Saka has been selected by the Indianapolis Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) Chapter as the winner of the Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually to inspire and support women who aspire to pursue a career path in transportation.
Ayhan Irfanoglu spent his early childhood in the Turkish town of İskenderun, on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea and an hour’s drive from Antakya, the biblical city of Antioch. Returning to his home country following the series of massive earthquakes on Feb. 6 that have killed over 50,000 people, Irfanoglu says the devastation is overwhelming. But the Purdue University professor remains steadfast in his mission as a civil and structural engineer.
A Purdue CE research team is back in town after a trip to the site of the Norfolk Southern train derailment. The team, led by CE/EEE Professor Andrew Whelton and several students, collected water samples from creeks and homes in East Palestine, Ohio, where a train derailed and spilled hazardous materials like vinyl chloride.
Purdue University, led by Prof. Satish Ukkusuri, will partner with a consortium led by Clemson University funded by a $4 million/year grant with a focus on transportation cybersecurity and resilience. The center will develop foundational tools and methods to test and mitigate cybersecurity risks in infrastructure systems.
Pablo Zavattieri, Jerry M. and Lynda T. Engelhardt Professor in Civil Engineering, has been elected a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The Fellow grade of membership recognizes exceptional engineering achievements and contributions to the engineering profession and to ASME.
Douglas M. Owen (BSCE '80), senior principal at Stantec, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for contributions to drinking water quality, expansion of potable reuse and integration of sustainability in water treatment plant design.
Assistant Professor Jinha Jung, along with a group of geomatics graduate students, represented Purdue Geomatics at the 71st annual conference of the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors, held January 18-20 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Professor Samuel Labi and a group of engineering/technology students represented Purdue University as AV racing Team Black & Gold at the international Autonomous Challenge @ CES held at the Las Vegas Speedway on January 7, 2023.
Allen Bradley, Professor and Department Chair in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Iowa, will be presenting on Tuesday 2/21 at 1:30 p.m. in HAMP 1113. The subject of the seminar is "A freshwater crisis case study in rural India: the science behind a project-based study abroad course."
Andrew Whelton, Professor of Civil Engineering and Environmental and Ecological Engineering, contributed to a CBS News report about health risks plaguing East Palestine, Ohio after an explosive train derailment earlier this month forced hundreds of evacuations.
Ayhan Irfanoglu, Professor and Associate Head of the Lyles School of Civil Engineering, will be surveying the impact of the recent earthquake in Turkey this week with an advance reconnaissance team dispatched jointly by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) and Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance Association (GEER).