Alumni News & Events

May 15, 2015

Broken Reference

On Friday (May 15) the Purdue Board of Trustees approved naming the Innovation Design Center – a student projects facility scheduled to open in 2017 – for Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr., in recognition of the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation’s leadership gift toward the $18.5 million building.
May 14, 2015

Dan Liotti recognized as Trenchless Technology Person of the Year

The successful trenchless career of Midwest Mole CEO and Purdue CE alumnus Dan Liotti is really a story between Dan and Len Liotti — Dan's father, teacher, mentor and his greatest influence. He listened and learned and got his hands dirty in the field, taking in all his father’s lessons of hard work, commitment and preparedness.
April 28, 2015

Music Man of Morton Center

When people visit Morton Community Center, sometimes they'll hear a classical concerto or some Billy Joel coming from the piano in the front hallway. More often than not, the pianist is David Buck, West Lafayette's public works director and Purdue CE alumnus.
February 20, 2015

Conner recognized with 2015 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award

Willis "Rick" Conner (BSCE '76), President & COO of American Structurepoint, has been named a recipient of the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award by the College of Engineering for his innovative initiatives, dedication, and wise risk-taking in more than 35 years spent expanding Structurepoint's design/build work and technology services internationally.
February 11, 2015

Browning chosen as Purdue Distinguished Women Scholar

JoAnn Browning (PhD '98), Dean of the College of Engineering and the David and Jennifer Spencer Distinguished Chair for the Dean of Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), has been selected as a one of four Purdue University Distinguished Women Scholars for 2015-2016.
November 21, 2014

Eshleman, Stukel recognized by Illinois ASCE

CE alumni Scott Eshleman and Greg Stukel were recognized by the Illinois Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers at the 2014 annual meeting for their professional contributions.
November 13, 2014

New book from Cheryl Cunningham inspires girls to become engineers

CE alumna and former advisory council member Cheryl Cunningham (BSCE '80) recently co-authored and published a children's book with her sister Judy. "Yes I Can! I'm Clover Anne!" tells a story about a little girl who encounters a problem and solves it using strategies and skills of an engineer.
June 30, 2014

Raymond Moore Joins Parsons Brinckerhoff

Raymond Moore (BSCE '93) has been named a Senior Professional Manager in the New York City office of Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global infrastructure strategic consulting, engineering, and program/construction management organization.
June 30, 2014

Bill Dudley named President and CEO of Bechtel

Bill Dudley (BSCE '74), who has served as president and chief operating officer since 2008, has been named president & CEO of the Bechtel group of companies, which includes Bechtel Corporation and all of its subsidiaries worldwide.
April 21, 2014

Greg Miller elected AGCI President

CE Alumnus Greg Miller, President of Diamond Construction Company located in Quincy, was elected as President of the Associated General Contractors of Illinois at the 107th AGCI Annual Convention held in Springfield. Miller served last year as the First Vice President and previously as the Second Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer.
April 18, 2014

Bowen, Dudley bike 150 miles for MS society

CE alumni Bill Dudley and Bob Bowen rode 153 miles in the 2014 BP MS-150 from Houston to Austin (Texas) on the Bechtel Cycling Team to support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
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