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August 16, 2016

Purdue team wins ITE Traffic Bowl national championship

Congratulations to our Purdue Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Traffic Bowl Team on winning the national ITE Traffic Bowl competition in Anaheim! This is an annual competition among ITE student chapter teams, and uses transportation planning and engineering topics for the clues, questions and answers.
July 15, 2016

Hastak, Naderpajouh recognized by ASCE for technical paper

Makarand Hastak, Professor of Civil Engineering and Head of Construction Engineering and Management, and Nader Naderpajouh, Visiting Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering and Management, received the 2016 Best Peer Reviewed Paper Honorable Mention by ASCE's Journal of Management in Engineering.
July 9, 2016

Thomas Hall selected to receive Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship

Thomas Hall, a PhD candidate in the Lyles School of Civil Engineering, has been selected to receive an Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year. The Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship is administered by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Universities and Grants Program and awards competitive fellowships to students in transportation-related disciplines.
July 7, 2016

Olek receives Robert E. Philleo Award

Jan Olek, Professor of Civil Engineering, has been selected to receive the ACI Foundation - Concrete Research Council - Robert E. Philleo Award. The award will be presented at the 2016 ACI Concrete Convention and Exposition this October in Philadelphia.
July 7, 2016

How to make a healthy bed

CNN's Senior Medical Correspondent, Elizabeth Cohen, visited Purdue's Herrick Labs in April to film a segment about the indoor air quality of bedding materials with Assistant Professor Brandon Boor.
June 28, 2016

Purdue Team wins ITE Traffic Bowl district championship

Congratulations to the Purdue Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Traffic Bowl Team on winning the Great Lakes district competition! This annual competition among ITE student chapter teams uses transportation planning and engineering topics for the clues, questions and answers.
June 24, 2016

Adnan Rajib wins 2016 ASFPM Student Paper Award

Adnan Rajib, a PhD Candidate working with Dr. Venkatesh Merwade in the Lyles School of Civil Engineering, has won the 1st Prize in the 2016 Annual ASFPM Student Paper Competition.
June 15, 2016

Lyles School of Civil Engineering Ranked #1 in the World

Purdue's Lyles School of Civil Engineering was just ranked the #1 civil engineering school in the world by ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2016! The organization used data over the last five calendar years to compute performance metrics that measure impact to calculate its rankings.
June 3, 2016

Possibly unique design feature discovered in mantis shrimp

New research findings revealing the structure of a sea creature's impact-resistant appendage are inspiring development of advanced materials for possible applications in body armor, helmets and components for buildings and cars.
May 25, 2016

21st Century European Transportation Study Abroad

On May 9, nineteen students from Civil, Mechanical, Industrial and Construction Engineering embarked on a 12-day trip led by Professor Darcy Bullock to study 21st Century European multi-modal Transportation Infrastructure in London, Paris, Berlin, Hamburg and Munich.
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