CE News & Spotlights

Conner recognized with 2015 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award
Posted: February 20, 2015
Willis "Rick" Conner (BSCE '76), President & COO of American Structurepoint, has been named a recipient of the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award by the College of Engineering for his innovative initiatives, dedication, and wise risk-taking in more than 35 years spent expanding Structurepoint's design/build work and technology services internationally.
Willis
Siddharth Saksena Wins First Prize at ASCE EWRI Conference
Posted: February 20, 2015
CE graduate student Siddharth Saksena has been selected as the 1st place winner of the Graduate Division of the ASCE Environmental Water Resource Institute's 2015 Student Technical Paper Contest.
Siddharth Saksena
Purdue senior hopes to take on Wabash water problem
Posted: February 17, 2015
CE senior Mariah Schroeder aspires to tackle a problem she finds very prevalent: the waste water draining into the local Wabash River.
Science on Tap talk will explore student efforts to address global drinking water quality issues
Posted: January 29, 2015
Purdue civil engineering and environmental and ecological engineering professor Chad Jafvert will explain how Purdue undergraduate students are working to alleviate water troubles in global developing areas by designing point-of-use drinking water treatment systems during the next Science on Tap.
CE student Ruoyun Huang awarded Banks Scholarship
Posted: January 16, 2015
Ruoyun (Sarah) Huang has been awarded the Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship by the Greater Chicago Chapter of the Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) for her interest in advancing transportation innovation in the international arena.
Ruoyun Huang
Prof. Ukkusuri receives Fulbright Innovation and Technology Award
Posted: January 15, 2015
Prof. Satish Ukkusuri has been named a recipient of a 2015-16 Fulbright-Colciencias Innovation and Technology Award, a block grant designed to support U.S. scholars to conduct research and lecture at a Colombian university.
Study: Public health adversely affected when federal officials overlooked inhalation risk during West Virginia chemical spill
Posted: January 15, 2015
West Virginians suffered adverse health effects inside their homes after following plumbing-system flushing directions in response to a chemical spill last January, and these recommendations failed to consider the dangers of chemical vapor exposure, according to a new study.
Andrew Whelton
Prof. Blatchley receives funding to advance innovation
Posted: January 8, 2015
Prof. Chip Blatchley received $31,186 from the Trask Innovation Fund to support "Continuous-Flow Solar UV Disinfection System," an innovation that kills waterborne microorganisms and produces safer drinking water.
Prof. Chip Blatchley
CE students helping police with football traffic plan
Posted: January 7, 2015
Professor Darcy Bullock is leading a group of transportation students in researching and helping police plan ways to make traffic flow more smoothly during home football games.
Traffic Light
Ph.D. Scholar Tariq U. Saeed selected IRF Fellow Class of 2016
Posted: December 19, 2014
Tariq U. Saeed has been selected as International Road Federation Fellow Class of 2016 for his interest and devotion in making a meaningful difference to the multi-faceted world of transport.
Tariq Saeed

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