CE News & Spotlights

Grad Students Help Advance Fish Monitoring Project for Native Alaskan Villages
Posted: August 19, 2009
Two Purdue graduate students have developed sampling kits and educational materials for three Native Alaskan villages as part of an interdisciplinary partnership between Purdue faculty and the Alaska Native Youth Institute. Leila Nyberg (CE/ESE) and Laurel Royer (Agronomy) became involved with the project in February 2008.
CE Student to receive 2009 ACEC Scholarship
Posted: August 18, 2009
Congratulations to Kendra Schenk, recipient of the $7,500 Kennedy/Jenks Consultants Scholarship.
CE Intern soaks up knowledge, culture in Kuwait
Posted: August 6, 2009
CE student Sara Greer has spent the summer (and will spend the following two summers) taking part in an international co-op program in Kuwait City.
Purdue "Compliment Guys" featured on the Today Show
Posted: August 6, 2009
CE sophomore Brett Westcott, along with Cameron Brown, have gained an international reputation as the "Compliment Guys" for spreading goodwill & high-fives to the Purdue student body. Now they're taking their operation on the road with a ten city tour sponsored by Kodak.
Fred Mannering named Charles Pankow Professor
Posted: July 13, 2009
Congratulations to Fred Mannering on his appointment as the Charles Pankow Professor of Civil Engineering.
Ph.D. Student wins Best Challenge Paper Award
Posted: July 8, 2009
Congratulations to Shivam Tripathi, recognized with a Best Challenge Paper Award at the Third International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery from Sensor Data.
 
Rice Concrete Cuts Greenhouse Emissions
Posted: July 8, 2009
Prof. Jan Olek weighs in on this Discovery Channel article on processing rice husks for use in concrete.
Alumnus Honored with Steeples Award for Service to Kansas
Posted: June 10, 2009
Congratulations to Dr. Thomas E. Mulinazzi (MS '66, PhD '73) for receiving the Steeples Award this spring for his service to Kansas.
CE Student Awarded Scholarship
Posted: June 10, 2009
The Schneider Corporation, Indiana's largest civil engineering, GIS and land surveying company, awarded Derek Anger, a junior CE student, with a scholarship for the Spring 2009 semester.
CE 2008 Year in Review
Posted: June 1, 2009
A 3:20 video featuring a recap of 2008 highlights in Civil Engineering. Video file is 11.3MB, and is windows media format.

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