The Lyles School of Civil Engineering is the #4 undergraduate civil engineering program in the country according to the 2015 US News & World Report ranking.
On April 24, 2015, Prof. Richard E. Goodman of the University of California, Berkeley will deliver the 13th Leonards Lecture on "Karl Terzaghi (1883-1963) - Geotechnical Engineer and Founder of Soil Mechanics." The PGS Workshop "Geotechnical Engineering From Theory to Practice" will be held in conjunction with the lecture.
Willis "Rick" Conner (BSCE '76), President & COO of American Structurepoint, has been named a recipient of the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award by the College of Engineering for his innovative initiatives, dedication, and wise risk-taking in more than 35 years spent expanding Structurepoint's design/build work and technology services internationally.
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.
CE graduate student Siddharth Saksena has been selected as the 1st place winner of the Graduate Division of the ASCE Environmental Water Resource Institute's 2015 Student Technical Paper Contest.
The Spring 2015 edition of the CE eConnections Alumni Newsletter is now online! Stay informed on the latest news and coming events in the School of Civil Engineering.
CE senior Mariah Schroeder aspires to tackle a problem she finds very prevalent: the waste water draining into the local Wabash River.
Purdue is partnering with KTH, the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology, in Stockholm for this program. Students will participate in lectures by KTH faculty, visit full-scale sites in various sectors, including tours of industry, water treatment and waste-to-energy
facilities. Students will also tour the Parliament Building, and participate in cultural activities. Travel dates are May 16-27, 2015.
Ivy Tech Community College and Purdue University's College of Engineering have signed off on a transfer agreement that creates a path for Ivy Tech pre-engineering students to continue their studies towards a bachelor's degree in one of two engineering disciplines at Purdue.
Bridges and More takes the reader from the early years of Civil Engineering when Purdue's campus consisted of a smattering of red brick buildings surrounded by grassy meadows and roads flanked by white, wooden fences to today's state-of-the-art facilities such as the Bowen Laboratory for Large-Scale Civil Engineering Research and the online hub for the Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES).