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January 7, 2021

Abdullah Nafakh named UTC Program Outstanding Student of the Year

Congratulations to Abdullah J. Nafakh for receiving the annual University Transportation Centers (UTC) Program's Outstanding Student of the Year Award. The award was given by the U.S. Department of Transportation's University Transportation Centers Program and the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC).
December 21, 2020

Researchers test sensors that could speed up construction schedules

How long it takes to construct a building depends in large part on when the concrete of each floor is strong enough to take on loads. Purdue engineers have developed sensors that could safely speed up a construction timeline by determining concrete strength directly onsite in real time. Purdue’s Engineering and Polytechnic Gateway Complex is a test bed for the new technology.
December 15, 2020

CE student athletes named Academic All-Big Ten Honorees

Congratulations to our CE student athletes: Alec Fleming (cross country), Kyle Griffith (cross country), Lexi Marks (soccer), and Alex Maxwell (football) on being named 2020 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees!
December 7, 2020

How to build a home on the moon

Shirley Dyke, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering, talked with the Wall Street Journal about a lunar habitat she's developing that will help residents prepare for life in a hostile environment — in space and even our own.
November 15, 2020

Dean A. Browning recognized as ACI Honorary Member

Dean A. Browning (BS '71, MS '74) has been recognized by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) as Honorary Member, ACI's highest honor. Dean is recognized for his long and outstanding service to ACI and his leadership at the Charles Pankow Foundation.
October 29, 2020

Isaiah Mwamba awarded 2020 Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship

CE master's student Isaiah Mwamba has been awarded a fellowship by the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) for the 2020-2021 academic year. The DDETFP is administered by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Universities and Grants Program and awards competitive fellowships to students in transportation-related disciplines.
October 28, 2020

Amit Varma receives Higgins Lectureship Award

AISC has awarded its 2021 T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award to Amit H. Varma, Karl H. Kettelhut Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of the Bowen Laboratory of Large-Scale CE Research at Purdue University's Lyles School of Civil Engineering.
October 26, 2020

Purdue team wins 2020 ITE Traffic Bowl Grand Championship

Congratulations to the Purdue Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Traffic Bowl Team on winning the 2020 ITE Virtual Collegiate Traffic Bowl Grand Championship! The traffic bowl is an annual competition among ITE student chapter teams, and uses transportation planning and engineering topics for the clues, questions and answers.
October 21, 2020

Sarah Adsit awarded 2020 Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship

CE master's student Sarah Adsit has been awarded a fellowship by the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) for the 2020-2021 academic year. The DDETFP is administered by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Universities and Grants Program and awards competitive fellowships to students in transportation-related disciplines.
October 21, 2020

Arianna Rambaram awarded 2020 Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship

CE master's student Arianna Rambaram has been awarded a fellowship by the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) for the 2020-2021 academic year. The DDETFP is administered by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Universities and Grants Program and awards competitive fellowships to students in transportation-related disciplines.
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