PhD student Marina López-Arias has received the Spanish National Award for the Best Civil Engineering Master Thesis in the best quality category, presented by the Spanish Professional Engineers Association of Civil Engineers.
Venkatesh Merwade, Professor of Civil Engineering, received the 2022 Graduate Student Mentorship Award presented by the College of Engineering at the 2022 Faculty and Lecturer Excellence Awards Banquet.
Congratulations to Juliana Sarisky & Jasmine Walker on being named the CE Outstanding Seniors, and to Abdullah Nafakh for receiving the Graduate Student Engagement Award for 2021-2022! They were selected due to their outstanding service to Purdue University, the community, and their academic achievements.
Laura Pyrak-Nolte, Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Science with a courtesy appointment in the Lyles School of Civil Engineering, has been elected to one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies – the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Robert J. Frosch is senior associate dean of the College of Engineering, executive director of strategic initiatives in the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research & Partnerships and professor of civil engineering.
With interest rising worldwide in new technologies that are reliable and carbon-free, Purdue and Duke Energy intend to study power produced through Small Modular Reactors, a move that may be unprecedented for a college campus and a potential fit for Purdue's energy needs.
Charles K. Nmai (Ph.D. 1987), 2012 recipient of the CE Alumni Achievement Award, has been elected to serve as president of the American Concrete Institute for 2022-2023. He is Head of Engineering at Master Builders Solutions Admixtures US LLC in Cleveland, OH.
Dr. Lexie Yang from Oak Ridge National Lab will present the next geomatics seminar, "Scaling Geospatial Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities and Challenges," on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at 2:00pm via Zoom.
Purdue will partner in the Build America Center, a multi-university public-private collaboration led by the University of Maryland. Dr. Sam Labi, Professor of Civil Engineering at the Lyles School of Civil Engineering, will serve as director of the Purdue Center.
Joe Sinfield, professor of civil engineering, and researchers in his laboratory at Purdue University's Lyles School of Civil Engineering, have created a suite of technologies to expand applications of Raman spectroscopy – a chemical analysis technique that makes use of light to assess the chemical composition of materials.
Shirley Dyke, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2022 George W. Housner Structural Control & Monitoring Medal, presented by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
CE graduate student Peyman Yousefi won the People's Choice Award while fellow grad student Charles Kerby was the overall runner-up in this year's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. 3MT is an international research competition that challenges graduate students to effectively explain their research (and why it matters) in language appropriate to an intelligent but non-specialist audience.
Luna Lu, ACPA Professor of Civil Engineering, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) for her entrepreneurial mindset in academia and innovations for enabling intelligent infrastructure.
Josh Fiore, a sophomore studying construction engineering and management, and Joey Martin, a junior studying civil engineering, are part of the Bands & Orchestras construction ambassador team for Hagle Hall, which will serve as the new home of the department.
Every spring, the College of Engineering recognizes its graduate students who excel in teaching, service, and research. This year, six grad students from the Lyles School were honored along with Prof. Nadia Gkritza who was recognized as Outstanding Faculty Mentor.
Chad Jafvert, Lyles Family Professor of Civil Engineering and Professor of Environmental and Ecological Engineering, has been named the 2022 recipient of the Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science Education (E4S) Award by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists.
Purdue University's Board of Trustees on Friday (April 8) approved faculty promotions, effective with the 2022-23 academic year. William T. Horton has been promoted to full professor, and Brandon Boor and Amisha Shah to associate professor.
Howell Li, Research Analyst at Purdue Civil Engineering, explains on Inside INdiana Business how a new high-tech tool designed by scientists at Purdue University and the Indiana Department of Transportation can help drivers get through intersections more safely.