Construction Engineering

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.
May 18, 2016

Dreaming big in China

CE senior Nathan Shellhamer won the "dream" prize in ASCE's Dream Big Contest - a trip for two to an international location for the filming of Dream Big, the ASCE giant-screen movie coming in 2017. That location shoot is happening this week in Shanghai, China, and Nathan is checking in with ASCE News to share the experience.
May 13, 2016

Darcy Bullock receives Faculty Engagement Fellow Award

Darcy Bullock, Professor of Civil Engineering, has been given the Faculty Engagement Fellow Award from Purdue University's Office of Engagement. Prof. Bullock is recognized for his work with the Indiana Department of Transportation, specifically for his efforts to help engineers identify critical research problems and produce solutions.
May 13, 2016

Arif Sadri receives 2016 Excellence in Research Award

Arif Mohaimin Sadri, a doctoral candidate in the transportation area advised by Prof. Satish Ukkusuri, is the recipient of the 2016 Excellence in Research Award from the Office of Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs, Purdue University for his successful interdisciplinary project titled as "The Role of Social Capital, Personal Networks, & Early Responders in Post-disaster Recovery."
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