CE News & Spotlights

CE PhD Student awarded Intel SRCEA Graduate Fellowship
Posted: April 21, 2015
Civil Engineering PhD student Maryam Parsa has been awarded the esteemed Intel Foundation/ Semiconductor Research Corporation Education Alliance (SRCEA) Graduate Fellowship. This Graduate Fellowship Program was created in 1986 to attract exceptionally talented students to academic areas of interest to SRC members.
Maryam Parsa
Deployment of Probe Data for Prioritizing Transportation Agency Infrastructure Investments and Real-Time System Performance Management
Posted: April 21, 2015
Use of probe data and design of real-time system performance management project tops Purdue University among peers. MakeSchools.org featured the project along with links and references to the Indiana Mobility Reports.
S-BRITE Receives Steel Truss Bridge
Posted: April 17, 2015
Here is a a quick look at the anticipated delivery of a 1937 truss bridge originating from Michigan. The trusses will be setup later this spring for use at Purdue University's Steel Bridge Research, Inspection, Training, and Engineering Center (S-BRITE) located outside of campus. The S-BRITE Center is under the direction of Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Robert Connor.
steel truss bridge
CE grad students active as Big Brothers in the community
Posted: April 17, 2015
CE grad students Nate Todd and Robert Spragg volunteer their time in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program to help make a positive impact in the lives of area youth.
Engineers investigate possible lingering impacts from Elk River chemical spill
Posted: April 15, 2015
In January 2014, thousands of gallons of chemicals spilled into West Virginia's Elk River, near Charleston. With support from a National Science Foundation (NSF) rapid response research grant (RAPID), environmental engineer Andrew Whelton led a research team that went door-to-door taking water samples within days of the spill.
Andrew Whelton in the lab
JTRP and LTAP Receive 2015 CoE Faculty Award of Excellence
Posted: April 14, 2015
JTRP and LTAP proudly accepted the 2015 CoE Faculty Award of Excellence Team Award on Friday, April 10, 2015. Lyles School of Civil Engineering Bowen Engineering Head of Civil Engineering Rao S. Govindaraju nominated the two groups to be honored at the 13th annual banquet.
Purdue Engineering
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
Alumni honored at 22nd annual Achievement Awards ceremony
Posted: April 9, 2015
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2014-2015 CE Alumni Achievement Awards: Kevin J. Fitzpatrick, Gerald V. Lyles, Donald F. Meinheit, Jalal A. Nafakh, Mile E. Riverso, and Robert N. Schrock.
Donald Meinheit
Prof. Nies receives Excellence in Environmental Engineering Education Award
Posted: April 7, 2015
Prof. Larry Nies has been named the recipient of the 2015 Excellence in Environmental Engineering Education (E4) Award, given annually by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists.
Larry Nies
2015 CE Open
Posted: March 19, 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 now open!

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