CE News & Spotlights

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
Purdue, Ivy Tech create path for engineering majors
Posted: December 12, 2014
Ivy Tech Community College and Purdue University's College of Engineering have signed off on a transfer agreement that creates a path for Ivy Tech pre-engineering students to continue their studies towards a bachelor's degree in one of two engineering disciplines at Purdue.
 
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
JTRP Hosts Indiana Leaders for Research Update
Posted: November 21, 2014
On November 19, 2014, JTRP hosted a joint meeting with Tonya Brothers-Bridge, Lt. Governor Chief of Staff, Steve Abel, Purdue University Associate Vice President for Engagement, INDOT Commissioner Karl Browning and INDOT Deputy Commissioner Jay Wasson.
JTRP Hosts Indiana Leaders for Research Update
Eshleman, Stukel recognized by Illinois ASCE
Posted: November 21, 2014
CE alumni Scott Eshleman and Greg Stukel were recognized by the Illinois Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers at the 2014 annual meeting for their professional contributions.
 
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

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