Transportation Engineering

September 29, 2016

Tilting flume increases educational impact of Burke Lab

The Purdue Lyles School of Civil Engineering is committed to providing our students, faculty, and staff with the best tools available to aid them in their research and study. One of the latest additions to our school is the tilting flume, located in the Christopher and Susan Burke Hydraulics and Hydrologic Lab in Hampton Hall.
September 29, 2016

Hydraulics/Hydrology Seminar Series

Graduate student Abhishek Abhishek will be speaking on Tuesday 10/4 at 2:30 p.m. in HAMP 2118. The subject of the seminar is "Multi-site Downscaling of Daily Rainfall using Weather Typing Approach."
September 19, 2016

Lovell Lecture Series

The 14th C.W. Lovell Distinguished Lecture will be held on Friday, November 4th and will feature Professor Richard Jardine with his talk entitled, "Geotechnics and Energy."
August 26, 2016

Professor Kumares Sinha receives lifetime achievement award

Dr. Kumares Sinha, the Edgar B. and Hedwig M. Olson Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering, received the inaugural MAIREPAV Lifetime Achievement Award at the 8th International Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements in Singapore.
August 16, 2016

Purdue team wins ITE Traffic Bowl national championship

Congratulations to our Purdue Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Traffic Bowl Team on winning the national ITE Traffic Bowl competition in Anaheim! This is an annual competition among ITE student chapter teams, and uses transportation planning and engineering topics for the clues, questions and answers.
July 15, 2016

Hastak, Naderpajouh recognized by ASCE for technical paper

Makarand Hastak, Professor of Civil Engineering and Head of Construction Engineering and Management, and Nader Naderpajouh, Visiting Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering and Management, received the 2016 Best Peer Reviewed Paper Honorable Mention by ASCE's Journal of Management in Engineering.
July 9, 2016

Thomas Hall selected to receive Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship

Thomas Hall, a PhD candidate in the Lyles School of Civil Engineering, has been selected to receive an Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year. The Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship is administered by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Universities and Grants Program and awards competitive fellowships to students in transportation-related disciplines.
July 7, 2016

Professor Jan Olek receives Robert E. Philleo Award

Jan Olek, Professor of Civil Engineering, has been selected to receive the ACI Foundation - Concrete Research Council - Robert E. Philleo Award. The award will be presented at the 2016 ACI Concrete Convention and Exposition this October in Philadelphia.
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