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February 2, 2016

G.A. Leonards Lecture and PGS Workshop

Prof. J. David Frost of Georgia Tech will give the 14th Leonards Lecture, titled "The Evolving Role of Information in Failure Investigation," on Friday, April 15th. The PGS Workshop, "Learning from successes and failures in Geotechnical Engineering," will be held in conjunction with the lecture.
February 1, 2016

JTRP & INDOT Partner with UDOT on Traffic Signal Workshop

The Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measure (SPM) Workshop, held on January 26-27, 2016, in Salt Lake City, Utah, provided a forum to share best practices, agency progress, and configuring and troubleshooting tips, as well as to discuss the potential future of SPMs.
January 28, 2016

Hydraulics/Hydrology Seminar Series

Dr. Kyungrock Paik will be speaking on Wednesday 2/3 at 2:30 p.m. in HAMP 6153. The title of the seminar is "Feedbacks between channel geometry and sediment distribution."
January 28, 2016

Civil Engineering Global Opportunities - 2016

Three study abroad programs designed specifically for civil engineering students will be offered during 2016 Maymester, including trips to western Turkey, the UK (along with France and Germany), and Sweden.
January 15, 2016

2016 TRB Traffic Signal Systems Best Paper Award

A paper co-authored by Steven Lavrenz, Christopher Day, and Darcy Bullock, from Purdue University, along with INDOT Engineer Rick Freije and Elkhart County Engineer Jay Grossman received the 2016 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Traffic Signal System Committee Best Paper Award at this year's TRB conference in Washington, DC.
January 12, 2016

Ukkusuri invited to attend Japan-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

CE Professor Satish Ukkusuri has been selected by the National Academy of Engineering to attend the Japan-America Frontiers of Engineering (JAFOE), along with 60 other engineers who have all been determined by the academy to be future leaders of the engineering field. The event will be June 16-18 in Irvine, California.
December 19, 2015

Srinivas Peeta named Hockema Professor in Civil Engineering

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Saturday (Dec. 19) ratified Srinivas Peeta as the Jack and Kay Hockema Professor in Civil Engineering. Peeta is a professor of civil engineering and director of the NEXTRANS Center at Purdue. He came to Purdue in 1994 as an assistant professor of civil engineering. He became associate professor in 2000 and was named professor in 2006.
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