CE News & Spotlights

Innovation Design Center named for Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr., in recognition of leadership gift
Posted: May 15, 2015
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.
2015 CE Open
Posted: May 14, 2015
The 55th Annual CE Open will be held on Friday, May 29, 2015 at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex! Join us for lunch, golf, and dinner - registration is still open!
Dan Liotti recognized as Trenchless Technology Person of the Year
Posted: May 14, 2015
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.
Environmental fate of carbon-based nanomaterials
Posted: May 12, 2015
Professor Chad Jafvert recently completed a $600,000 research project funded by the U.S. EPA on the environmental fate of carbon-based nanomaterials. This is one of the first studies to report on the environmental fate of this emerging nanomaterial.
CE grad student Davis Chacon-Hurtado winner of IRF Essay Competition
Posted: May 9, 2015
Graduate student researcher Davis Chacon-Hurtado was selected as one of three winners in the 2015 International Road Federation (IRF) Student Essay Competition with his essay titled, "Integrated Traffic-ticketing Management System."
Davis Chacon-Hurtado
Purdue to award Dudley honorary doctorate during spring commencement
Posted: May 8, 2015
Purdue University will award William "Bill" Dudley Jr. with an honorary doctorate degree during spring commencement ceremonies in the West Lafayette campus' Elliott Hall of Music.
William Dudley, Jr.
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.
 
Undergraduate Research - Traffic Roundabouts
Posted: May 5, 2015
Emily Bonini, a student in the Lyles School of Civil Engineering, participated in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program during summer 2014. Her mentors for this project were Professor John Haddock, Pat Connor, and graduate student Yu Tian.
Emily Bonini
Opportunities Granted - Day of Giving 2015
Posted: May 4, 2015
The Lyles School of Civil Engineering topped the leaderboard during Purdue's Day of Giving Campaign, with over $2.25M in donations in a single day, including an additional $18.5K in bonus funds for heading the list. In addition to finishing first in total donations, the School finished in 9th place on the participation leaderboard, indicating a wide base of support. Donations came in from alums who graduated as long ago as 1955, all the way up to our current-year graduates.
Purdue Day of Giving Thank You
Ahead of the Game
Posted: April 10, 2015
An article featured on the National Precast Concrete Association's website on CE 498 and the fall 2014 semester project. The class collaborated with INDOT to upgrade parts of State Road 37 in Indiana to highway standards, extending Interstate 69.
CE 498

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