CE News & Spotlights

Undergraduate research website launches
Posted: November 18, 2014
Purdue has launched a new website designed to help undergraduate students engage in research activities. The site includes searchable lists of opportunities, learning resources for students and faculty, an option for faculty members to add new research opportunities, and information about the annual undergraduate research symposium.
Ph.D. Candidate Yong Hoon Kim receives Best Presentation Award
Posted: November 18, 2014
Yong Hoon Kim, a Ph.D. candidate in TIS, received the 2014 Intelligent Transportation Systems Best Presentation Award from the Transportation Science and Logistics Society of INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and Management Science).
Yong Hoon Kim
Purdue student team wins international bridge contest
Posted: November 17, 2014
A team comprised of Purdue civil engineering students advised by Prof. Santiago Pujol emerged victorious in the 2014 International Bridge Contest. Purdue has won the contest four of the past five years.
New book from Cheryl Cunningham inspires girls to become engineers
Posted: November 13, 2014
CE alumna and former advisory council member Cheryl Cunningham (BSCE '80) recently co-authored and published a children's book with her sister Judy. "Yes I Can! I'm Clover Anne!" tells a story about a little girl who encounters a problem and solves it using strategies and skills of an engineer.
Ph.D. Graduate Samiul Hasan receives Best Dissertation Award
Posted: November 12, 2014
Samiul Hasan, a 2013 Ph.D. graduate from the Transportation and Infrastructure Systems area, was awarded the 2014 INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics (TSL) Best Dissertation Award at the INFORMS annual meeting in San Francisco.
Ph.D. Graduate Samiul Hasan receives Best Dissertation Award
Ramirez recognized as UT Austin Distinguished Alumnus
Posted: October 22, 2014
Prof. Julio Ramirez will be inducted into the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering's Academy of Distinguished Alumni at the University of Texas at Austin on October 24, 2014.
Drinking water odors, chemicals above health standards caused by 'green building' plumbing
Posted: October 20, 2014
Andrew Whelton, an assistant professor of civil engineering in Purdue's Lyles School of Civil Engineering and Division of Environmental and Ecological Engineering, is leading research into the effects plastic pipes have on drinking water in eco-friendly green buildings in the United States.
New system could help researchers preserve, share data
Posted: October 10, 2014
A team of researchers led by Santiago Pujol are developing a standardized system to solve a recurring problem: experimental data are repeatedly forgotten or even lost because researchers do not have a reliable and convenient way to preserve and share them.
Santiago Pujol
Frosch receives ACI Award
Posted: October 8, 2014
Robert J. Frosch, professor of civil engineering and associate dean of resource planning and management, has been given the Arthur J. Boase Award from ACI, the American Concrete Institute.
Robert J. Frosch
Student team wins Ford grant to further work on a hybrid renewable energy system
Posted: October 8, 2014
A team of Purdue University students working on a hybrid renewable power system for use in remote communities in need of electricity has been awarded a 2014 Ford College Community Challenge (Ford C3) grant.

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