Geotechnical Engineering

February 23, 2024

Structures Spring 2024 Seminar Series

Islam Mantawy, Ph.D., P.E., Assistant Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering at Rowan University, will be presenting a seminar titled, "Next Generation of Concrete and Steel Structures Enabled by Additive Construction/Manufacturing" on Tuesday 2/27 at 4:30 p.m. in HAMP 1144.
February 19, 2024

Fixing the pothole problem

As pothole season continues, professor Luna Lu's smart concrete research continues to get media coverage. Lu’s innovative concrete sensors, which allow concrete to "communicate" with engineers about its strength, were recently featured in a CBS Boston story. The reporter used video from the Purdue News YouTube page to showcase how Lu’s sensors are cutting down construction time and saving taxpayers millions of dollars.
February 19, 2024

Purdue geomatics professor debuts open-source platform for sharing drone data

With seed money from the College of Agriculture through Plant Sciences 2.0 and the USDA's Ag2PI: Agricultural Genome to Phenome program, associate professor Jinha Jung and his team are building Data to Science (d2s) — an online platform that initially will house data from unmanned aerial vehicles for crops and forestry. On this website, users share drone data instead of videos.
January 31, 2024

Yiheng Feng receives NSF CAREER Award

Yiheng Feng, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering and Assistant Director of the Center for Road Safety (CRS), has received the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award to fund his research investigating the cybersecurity problem in next-generation transportation infrastructure.
January 25, 2024

Amareah Bead and Kaltra Woltz named Dean's Leadership Scholars

CE sophomores Amareah Bead and Kaltra Woltz have been named Dean's Leadership Scholars. Established in 2019, the program selects students based on academic and leadership accomplishments to serve in an external advisory role to the dean.
January 23, 2024

Going the extraterrestrial mile

For more than four years, Shirley Dyke, Professor of Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, has led a team of researchers who aim at developing moon dwellings that can detect and respond to the worst disasters space can muster.
January 19, 2024

Urban computing project team awarded fall 2023 SPARK funding

An interdisciplinary research team including Melba Crawford has been selected by the Office of Research to receive SPARK funding. Launched in early 2023, SPARK (Supporting Partnering for Advanced Research teamworK) is a strategic initiative that supports and empowers Purdue researchers to achieve national prominence by establishing cutting-edge research centers.
January 18, 2024

Ricardo Chahine wins Best Poster Award at 2024 TRB Annual Meeting

CE grad student Ricardo Chahine was presented the Best Poster Award at the 103rd annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board for his poster titled, "Navigating post-pandemic urban mobility: Unveiling intentions for shared micro-mobility usage across three U.S. cities."
January 18, 2024

Ayman Habib receives ASPRS Outstanding Service Award

Ayman Habib, Thomas A. Page Professor of Civil Engineering, has been honored by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing with the 2023 Outstanding Service Award for his contributions to the field of spatial and image sciences.
January 11, 2024

Kumares Sinha named Honorary Member of ITE

Kumares C. Sinha, the Edgar B. and Hedwig M. Olson Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering, has been named an Honorary Member by the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), the highest recognition of notable and outstanding professional achievement ITE presents to an individual.
January 11, 2024

Edward Mikhail inducted into Geospatial Intelligence Hall of Fame

Edward M. Mikhail, Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering, has been inducted into the Geospatial Intelligence Hall of Fame by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). Established in 2001, NGA's GEOINT Hall of Fame honors and inducts members each year to recognize those who have profoundly affected the geospatial intelligence tradecraft.
December 18, 2023

The crossroads between lemon trees and technology

CE grad student Ismail Olaniyi, along with associate professor Jinha Jung, are working on a USDA-funded project analyzing the efficacy of new therapies in the search to cure citrus greening.
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