Structural Engineering News & Events

Prof. Pujol featured in article on big data
Posted: March 27, 2015
Santiago Pujol, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, was recently tapped for his insight into the sharing of big data for an article in Science News magazine.
Santiago Pujol
Footage Featuring Purdue Bridge Monitoring System on Good Morning America
Posted: March 20, 2015
On March 6, 2015, Good Morning America aired an investigation on bridge accidents. Footage was used that originated from Purdue University Associate Professor of Lyles School of Civil Engineering Robert Connor and his research with a web-based bridge monitoring interface. His research focused on a short-term monitoring solution for a more effective asset management tool used by bridge owners when inspecting critical onsite locations.
Good Morning America Screenshot
Browning chosen as Purdue Distinguished Women Scholar
Posted: February 11, 2015
JoAnn Browning (PhD '98), Dean of the College of Engineering and the David and Jennifer Spencer Distinguished Chair for the Dean of Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), has been selected as a one of four Purdue University Distinguished Women Scholars for 2015-2016.
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.
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.
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
Frosch receives ACI distinguished service award
Posted: September 9, 2014
Prof. Robert Frosch has been recognized by the American Concrete Institute with the ACI Committee 318 Structural Concrete Building Code Distinguished Service Award.
Robert Frosch
Virtual environments will help engineering students learn how to inspect bridges
Posted: September 8, 2014
Robert Connor, associate professor of civil engineering, is giving students experience and insight in bridge inspections in part through immersive, interactive virtual environments being created by ITaP's Envision Center. Starting Thursday (Sept. 11), the center will present a series of fall seminars about visualizing, animating or employing virtual reality in research or teaching.
 
Foremost Purdue earthquake engineer urges Congress to fund research for securing seismically vulnerable aging infrastructure
Posted: July 31, 2014
Purdue University earthquake engineer Julio Ramirez testified before Congress on Tuesday (July 29) as it debates reauthorizing legislation to reinstate federal research funding devoted to mitigating earthquake damage to the nation's infrastructure.
Seismic design team takes part in EERI competition
Posted: May 28, 2014
Students from Purdue's ASCE Seismic Design Team took part in the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute's Undergraduate Design Competition, July 21-25 in Anchorage, Alaska.
Seismic design team takes part in EERI competition

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