CE News & Spotlights

January 28, 2016

Civil Engineering Global Opportunities - 2016

Three study abroad programs designed specifically for civil engineering students will be offered during 2016 Maymester, including trips to western Turkey, the UK (along with France and Germany), and Sweden.
December 7, 2015

Nadya Zyaykina receives 2015 College of Engineering New Employee Award

Nadya Zyaykina has received the 2015 College of Engineering New Employee Award. Dr. Zyaykina holds a joint position as lab manager for the Lyles School of Civil Engineering and Environmental and Ecological Engineering and supports the environmental laboratories in Hampton Hall.
September 3, 2015

Transport Challenges in Rural Indiana

When V. Dimitra Pyrialakou, a doctoral candidate focusing on transportation engineering, moved to the United States from Greece, she was astonished by the many differences between European and American transportation systems and planning practices, especially in rural and small urban areas. Now, she is working to rethink such areas.
September 1, 2015

Purdue team led by Prof. Panagiota Karava wins $1.2M NSF award

Associate Professor Panagiota Karava is leading a multi-disciplinary Purdue team that has been awarded a $1.2M National Science Foundation grant for their project "CyberSEES -Type 2: Human-centered systems for cyber-enabled sustainable buildings."
August 28, 2015

Flushing Advice is Flawed

Instructions given to the public by water companies and other authorities in the aftermath of chemical contaminations are inconsistent and not validated by science. So says Prof. Andrew Whelton and other scientists in the US who are developing models to understand complex plumbing systems to ensure consumers get the best guidance on how to regain access to safe drinking water.
August 25, 2015

Milton Harr: A Career in Civil Engineering

Faculty Emeritus Milton Harr delivered a seminar focusing on his career in the military, in academia and as an engineering consultant, as a kick-off event to the Civil Engineering Open House on Friday, September 18, 2015.
August 25, 2015

Engineering Maymester in Sweden

In May 2015, 17 Purdue CE students visited Stockholm, Sweden, to study environmental sustainability across multiple sectors. The week-long session was led by Inez Hua, professor of civil engineering and professor of environmental and ecological engineering, and Jill Churchill, undergraduate international programs coordinator in the Office of Global Engineering Programs.
August 19, 2015

Broken Reference

Real-time sensors were installed on the Interstate 65 bridge over Wildcat Creek last week. Purdue engineer Jason Lloyd showed News 18 what those sensors look like and exactly what data they collect.
August 17, 2015

The Jack & Shirley Flack Family Gateway for Civil Engineering

On July 23, 2015, the Lyles School of Civil Engineering celebrated the naming of a significant space in Hampton Hall of Civil Engineering. The Jack & Shirli Flack Family Gateway for Civil Engineering will serve as the central recruiting space for prospective students to the Lyles School of Civil Engineering.
August 11, 2015

TRB Recognition of JTRP Research Project for 2015 Best Paper Award

Professor Jan Olek’s paper, "Quick Determination of Freeze-Thaw Durability of Concrete Aggregate Using the Indiana DOT Hydraulic Fracture Test Equipment" was selected as the Transportation Research Board 2015 Best Paper for the Geology and Properties Section of the Mineral Aggregates Committee.
August 10, 2015

Broken Reference

A new study provides guidance to health officials and drinking water providers on how to decontaminate plumbing systems.
August 5, 2015

Dr. Pujol appointed Academic Director for Research Computing

Dr. Santiago Pujol has accepted the appointment of Academic Director for Research Computing. Dr. Pujol will provide faculty perspective, vision and direction for Purdue’s activities around cyberinfrastructure for research especially the HUBzero platform and the community cluster program.
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