Each year, Iowa State University’s Department of Civil Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) honors legacy-creating alumni for their professional achievements, service to the profession, community and/or the department, and high degree of integrity and character through two different recognitions.
Saransh Dikshit, a PhD candidate set to major in civil engineering, has had a fantastic journey at Iowa State with many accomplishments and awards in his back pocket.
Iowa State University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering’s (CCEE) honors outstanding alumni of the department annually for their professional achievements, service to the profession, community and/or the department, and their high degree of character and integrity. There are two different recognitions: Hall of Fame and Distinguished Alumni. The Hall of Fame is a lifetime professional and service achievement award, while the Distinguished Alumni is for alumni who have significant professional achievement and service. This year, three alumni are joining the Hall of Fame, and two are joining fellow Distinguished Alumni.
Max Porter (’65 civil engineering, MS ’68, PhD 74 structural engineering) is a 2022 Anson Marston Medal recipient. The Marston Medal is the college’s highest alumni honor.
The Burg-Colman Iowa State ‘77 Fellowship was created in 2021 to award students who are studying an advanced degree in civil engineering. Caleb Stevenson, a senior studying Civil Engineering at Iowa State University, will become the first-ever recipient of this fellowship.
One of only three students in the College of Engineering, Iowa State University Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering senior Hannah Jeffrey received the College of Engineering Dean’s Student Leadership Award. This award is known for ‘recognizing outstanding leadership by undergraduate engineering students during their junior or senior years,’ and for students who ‘exhibit exemplary leadership in a broader arena than a single department or student organization.’
Throughout years of floods from natural disasters, research has mostly focused on the impact of dangerous bacteria that are released from municipalities or agricultural fields and swept along in floodwaters. But what happens to the pathogens (contaminants that cause disease) that were released and stick around when the flood waters are no longer there, and how does it impact the communities exposed?
Vayda Wilkins, senior in civil engineering, will be honored in the 2022 Women Impacting ISU Calendar.
One of only three papers accepted with no Canadian authors, Iowa State University Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering’s Ali Arabzadeh received the 2021 Elaine Thompson Editor’s Award for ‘Best Written Presentation’ for the Canadian Technical Asphalt Association.
CCEE professor In-Ho Cho has just been issued a United States Patent in collaboration with ISU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) for a multidisciplinary, microsoft robotic device controlled through air.
In the December 2021 conference, four Iowa State University Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering alums received awards from Iowa County Engineers Association.
CCEE Alum Jay Mathes Receives 40 Under 40: Champions of Construction 2021 Award
CCEE Graduate and undergraduate students presented their research to CCEE faculty, staff, alumni, and students.
Five Cyclone Engineers will receive College of Engineering alumni awards at the ISUAA Honors and Awards Ceremony on Oct. 22 during Homecoming week.