Structural Engineering News & Events

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
CE grad students lead tours of Bowen Lab for area high school students
Posted: April 2, 2014
Purdue University Civil Engineering graduate students explained how large scale structural engineering testing is performed during a tour for Lebanon, Indiana junior high students in March 2014 at Bowen Laboratory.
Francisco Pena demonstrating the 6DOF shake table in Bowen Lab
NEES-led data integration project aimed at exposing U.S. quake data to researchers in Europe, elsewhere globally
Posted: January 17, 2014
Researchers and software developers at the Purdue-led George E. Brown Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) are building a data integration system that will allow seamless sharing of experimental data with earthquake engineers globally.
Bowen Laboratory 10-Year Celebration
Posted: November 1, 2013
A celebratory gathering was held to mark the 10-year anniversary of the Robert L. and Terry L. Bowen Laboratory for Large-Scale Civil Engineering Research on Saturday, Nov. 9th.
Bowen Laboratory

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