CE News & Spotlights

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
Report: culvert repairs pose environmental risks, require safeguards
Posted: December 18, 2014
A new report recommends that states require standardized testing to safeguard against environmental contamination caused by a widely used method for rehabilitating aging drainage culverts. Culverts divert stormwater away from roadways and are frequently made of concrete or corrugated metal. These objects are generally out of sight, but across the United States culvert infrastructure is decaying, said Andrew Whelton, an assistant professor in Purdue's Division of Environmental and Ecological Engineering and Lyles School of Civil Engineering.
Andrew Whelton
Ph.D. Student Eleni Bardaka awarded Leadership Legacy Scholarship
Posted: December 10, 2014
Eleni Bardaka has been awarded the Beverley Swaim Staley Leadership Legacy Scholarship by the Greater Chicago Chapter of the Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) for her interest in advancing transportation innovation in the international arena.
Eleni Bardaka
Prof. Bullock, JTRP receive Corps of Engagement Award
Posted: December 5, 2014
Purdue University's Office of Engagement has named Prof. Darcy Bullock and his research team recipients of the Corps of Engagement Award. This award is given to a team of faculty, staff, students and/or community stakeholders for outstanding partnership and achievement in engagement.
Transportation faculty, grad student receive award for paper
Posted: December 5, 2014
A paper written by Professors Fred Mannering, Srinivas Peeta, and graduate student Yuntao (Ross) Guo has received the inaugural TRB AT045 Intermodal Freight Award.
Prof. Srinivas Peeta
JTRP celebrates milestone of one million downloads
Date: December 15, 2014
In partnership, Purdue Libraries and the Joint Transportation Research Program (JTRP) achieved a major milestone on Sunday, December 7, 2014, with over one million downloads of technical reports within the Libraries’ Purdue e-Pubs, the University’s worldwide online open access Institutional document repository.
e-Pubs

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