Transportation Engineering

June 28, 2022

CE grad students place among top at international SHM competition

A group of CE grad students advised by Associate Professor Mohammad Jahanshahi placed among the top of team entrants at the 2nd International Competition for Structural Health Monitoring. Tarutal Ghosh Mondal, Abhishek Subedi, Wen Tang, and Rih-Teng Wu placed third in the Project 1 category, while Mondal, Tang and Wu took second place in the Project 2 category.
June 21, 2022

Shirley Dyke delivers keynote lectures at major conferences

Shirley Dyke, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering, delivered keynote lectures at both the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference on June 1st and the 8th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring on June 6th.
June 21, 2022

Jinha Jung receives Excellence in GIS Award

Jinha Jung, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, has been selected by the Indiana Geographic Information Council (IGIC) to receive the Education and Non-Profit 2022 Excellence in GIS Award for the Indiana Statewide LiDAR Data Portal Project.
June 21, 2022

Chad Jafvert elected AEESP Fellow

Chad Jafvert, Lyles Family Professor of Civil Engineering and Professor of Environmental and Ecological Engineering, has been elected as a Fellow of the Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors (AEESP). The honor recognizes members who have exhibited exceptional long-term excellence in environmental research, teaching, or service to the environmental engineering and science community.
June 14, 2022

Alumnus Testimonial: Kenneth Beache

Alumnus Kenneth Beache (MSCE '94), President of Metric Environmental, LLC, discusses how his Purdue degrees and experiences have helped his career.
June 6, 2022

Alec Fleming named to Academic All-Big Ten

Congratulations to CE student athlete Alec Fleming, member of the Purdue men's track & field and cross country teams, on being named Academic All-Big Ten for spring 2022. To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten, students must carry a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Alec has achieved this honor six times during his collegiate career.
May 24, 2022

David Yu receives NSF CAREER Award for flood resilience research

David Yu, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, has received an Early CAREER Development Award of $546,668 from the National Science Foundation to fund research into the enormous complexity associated with how the connections among flood disturbances, flood protection infrastructure designs, decisions of diverse actors, forms of information transmission, and underlying social attributes interweave to shape people's awareness of flood risks and community resilience.
May 18, 2022

Expert: Roads need to be ‘smart.’ Here’s why.

Constant construction on your vacation route, jarring potholes during the winter and bridge collapses will continue until roads are “smart enough” to better prevent their own damage, says Luna Lu, ACPA Professor of Civil Engineering.
May 6, 2022

Juliana Sarisky, Jasmine Walker, and Abdullah Nafakh receive CE awards

Congratulations to Juliana Sarisky & Jasmine Walker on being named the CE Outstanding Seniors, and to Abdullah Nafakh for receiving the Graduate Student Engagement Award for 2021-2022! They were selected due to their outstanding service to Purdue University, the community, and their academic achievements.
May 4, 2022

Laura Pyrak-Nolte named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Laura Pyrak-Nolte, Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Science with a courtesy appointment in the Lyles School of Civil Engineering, has been elected to one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies – the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
April 28, 2022

Frosch reelected as trustee of ACI Foundation

Robert J. Frosch is senior associate dean of the College of Engineering, executive director of strategic initiatives in the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research & Partnerships and professor of civil engineering.
April 27, 2022

Charles K. Nmai elected president of American Concrete Institute

Charles K. Nmai (Ph.D. 1987), 2012 recipient of the CE Alumni Achievement Award, has been elected to serve as president of the American Concrete Institute for 2022-2023. He is Head of Engineering at Master Builders Solutions Admixtures US LLC in Cleveland, OH.
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