Dr. Hubo Cai, associate professor with dual appointments in Construction Engineering and Management and Civil Engineering, has been named recipient of the 2017 Ross Judson Buck Outstanding Counselor Award.
Each year, TIME's MONEY digs into enrollment data and student outcomes to determine which colleges provide the best value for your tuition dollars—a process that, this year, yielded the 2017 Best Colleges for Your Money ranking. Out of those 711 schools, MONEY produced a list identifying the best college in every state, with the exceptions of Alaska and New Mexico, neither of which had any colleges in MONEY's 2017 rankings.
Makarand Hastak, professor and head of Purdue Construction Engineering and Management, will deliver the keynote speech at the 7th International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management (ICCEPM) Summit Forum on Sustainable Construction and Management, which will be held October 28-31 in Chengdu, China. Title of keynote address: "Intelligent Planning Units (IPUs) for Sustainable Design"
As the only senior graduating from the Construction Engineering and Management program at Purdue on August 5, 2017, Nelson Frech had the honor of carrying the banner for the College of Engineering during the graduation procession and ceremony.
AACE International confers the Brian D. Dunfield Educational Service Award each year to publicly recognize and honor the educational teaching achievements over an extended period of time by an individual who is a member of the cost engineering professional community.
The Global Leadership Forum for CEM Programs was founded in 2010 by Makarand Hastak, professor and head of the Division of Construction Engineering and Management at Purdue University. The forum meets yearly to discuss how to create the next generation of construction leaders. At the time of the first event, held in 2011 at Purdue University, the GLF had 28 delegates. In just six years, the numbers have more than doubled, reaching 72 members from 57 institutions spanning 16 countries. Events have been held all over the world, from Hong Kong to Germany. Next year’s forum will take place at Stellenbosch University in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
"Although women make up almost 50% of the general workforce, they are only 9% of the construction workforce and only 3% of the 9% hold professional positions," says Peggy Newquist, one of the founders of the Purdue CEM Women in Construction (WinC) program.