Materials Engineering News & Events

Fernando Dri awarded Certificate of Excellence
Posted: April 15, 2013
Congratulations to Fernando Dri on receiving the Certificate of Excellence Award from the Purdue Office of Interdisciplinary Graduate Program for his work on multiscale modeling of nanocellulose.
Fernando Dri
Purdue civil engineers increasingly look to nature to improve material performance
Posted: April 4, 2013
It's not uncommon for civil engineers today, often pushing the boundaries of their own expertise, to look to nature for a better design. Two among Purdue's ranks include John Haddock and Pablo Zavattieri.
Pablo Zavattieri
Zavattieri receives NSF CAREER Award
Posted: January 30, 2013
Assistant Professor Pablo Zavattieri was recently awarded a CAREER grant, the National Science Foundation's most prestigious honor for young researchers.
Pablo Zavattieri
Indiana using new concrete to increase bridge life span
Posted: January 30, 2013
Purdue University research is enabling Indiana to improve bridges in the state with a new "internally cured" high-performance concrete.
Concrete Bridges
Concrete recycling may cut highway construction cost, landfill use
Posted: April 22, 2011
Purdue University civil engineers are working with the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) to perfect the use of recycled concrete for highway construction, a strategy that could reduce material costs by as much as 20 percent.
Concrete recycling may cut highway construction cost, landfill use
Prof. Weiss wins Huber Prize
Posted: April 8, 2011
Congratulations to Prof. Jason Weiss, recipient of the 2011 ASCE Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize for outstanding contributions to the field of early age concrete.
Prof. Jason Weiss
Dr. Rebecca McDaniel to speak at Roads & Bridges Conference
Posted: October 13, 2010
Dr. Rebecca McDaniel, Technical Director of the North Central Superpave Center, has been invited to speak at the Roads & Bridges Live: 2010 meeting in Chicago.
Dr. Rebecca McDaniel
ESCSI Honors Dr. Jason Weiss as 2010 Erskine Award Recipient
Posted: August 11, 2010
Congratulations to Prof. Weiss on being recognized for his significant contributions to the lightweight aggregate industry.
Dr. Jason Weiss
Advances in Cement-based Materials
Posted: April 16, 2010
Advances in Cement-based Materials, July 11-13, 2010 at Purdue University, will cover topics of interest to the Cements Division and the Center for Advanced Cement-Based Materials (ACBM).
 
Former student receives dissertation award
Posted: December 14, 2009
Former student Karol Kowalski received the award of the Polish Ministry of Infrastructure for his PhD dissertation titled "The Influence of Mixture Composition on the Noise and Frictional Characteristics of Flexible Pavements" which he completed at the Superpave Center in 2007.

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