CE News & Spotlights

New test chamber making possible research into challenging 'geotechnical' problems
Posted: July 2, 2015
A test chamber developed at Purdue University allows engineers to simulate precisely what happens to soil underground during the installation of piles and other structural elements, a research tool for improving construction of everything from buildings and bridges to offshore wind turbines.
Test Chamber
President Daniels Highlights Several JTRP Initiatives in Senate Testimony
Posted: June 29, 2015
On June 25, President Daniels testified before the Senate Finance Committee. President Daniels’ opening remarks reference the Purdue Road School, an event co-sponsored by JTRP and LTAP. President Daniels has been a long-time supporter of the Purdue Road School, first participating when he gave the 2006 Road School Luncheon address during the launch of Major Moves and this past year when he hosted a session with Mayor Dennis on the innovative partnership between the City and Purdue on the State Street initiative.
Creature's 'dactyl club' filters shear waves to resist damage
Posted: June 17, 2015
The "smasher" peacock mantis shrimp is able to repeatedly pummel the shells of prey using a bizarre hammer-like appendage that, new research shows, can withstand rapid-fire blows by neutralizing certain frequencies of "shear waves."
Mantis Shrimp
Save the Date - Civil Engineering Open House
Posted: May 8, 2015
The Lyles School of Civil Engineering will be hosting an open house on Friday, September 18, 2015 in conjunction with Purdue's Family Weekend.
 
Faculty Positions in Environmental and Ecological Engineering (EEE)
Posted: September 23, 2014
The Division of Environmental and Ecological Engineering (EEE) at Purdue University invites applications for three tenure/tenure-track openings for exceptional faculty candidates at the Assistant/Associate Professor level.
 
CE undergraduate program ranked #4, graduate program ranked #6 by U.S. News & World Report
Posted: September 10, 2014
The Lyles School of Civil Engineering has been ranked the #4 undergraduate and #6 graduate civil engineering programs in the country according to the 2015 US News & World Report ranking.
Seeking Applications - Edward M. Curtis Visiting Professorship
Posted: August 14, 2014
This endowment has been established to attract internationally renowned visitors to spend an academic year with CE faculty and students.
 
CE grad student receives ACI Foundation Scholarship
Posted: June 24, 2015
Civil Engineering graduate student Aishwarya Puranam has been honored by the ACI Foundation to receive the W. Gene Corley Memorial Scholarship for her studies during the 2015-2016 academic year.
Aishwarya Puranam
Prof. Salgado receives Outstanding Reviewer Award
Posted: June 11, 2015
Professor Rodrigo Salgado is the 2015 recipient of the Outstanding Reviewer Award from Elsevier for his work for Computers and Geotechnics, one of the top journals in geotechnical engineering.
Prof. Rodrigo Salgado

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