March 24, 2023

Structures Spring 2023 Seminar Series

David Knoz, Technical Manager for Atkins, will be presenting on Monday 3/28 at 4:30 p.m. in HAMP 1144. The subject of the seminar is "Innovative Bridge Design Projects."
March 22, 2023

Luna Lu appointed associate dean

Luna Lu, the Reilly Professor and acting head of Purdue's Lyles School of Civil Engineering, will serve as associate dean of the faculty for the College, effective April 1.
March 21, 2023

Bowen Lab earns Bechtel's Innovation of the Year award

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.
March 1, 2023

Irfanoglu joins reconnaissance team assessing the devastating destruction from deadly quakes in Turkey

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.
March 1, 2023

Purdue researchers return from East Palestine after derailment

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.
February 27, 2023

Purdue named national transportation center by USDOT

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.
February 22, 2023

Pablo Zavattieri recognized as ASME Fellow

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.
February 21, 2023

Doug Owen elected to National Academy of Engineering

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.
February 20, 2023

Purdue Geomatics represented at ISPLS 2023

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.
February 16, 2023

Black & Gold AV Racing at CES Autonomous Challenge

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.
February 15, 2023

Hydraulics & Hydrology Spring 2023 Seminar Series

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."
February 14, 2023

Ayhan Irfanoglu joins reconnaissance team surveying earthquake impact in Turkey

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).
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