From tours around campus to mock career fairs and other projects in between, students in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering’s Keystone Learning Community (C E 120) are gaining personal, career and academic growth in class.
Herrera’s first project out of college (civil engineering ‘16) was no small feat. Starting as a project engineer at The Weitz Company and now as a project manager, Herrera has been turning ideas into impacts for over seven years. And her favorite part? Seeing it all come together and work.
Nazik Çıtır, doctoral candidate in civil engineering working with the Institute for Transportation, has pretty much always been an engineer in the making. As a child, Çıtır always seemed to be problem-solving with one big goal in mind: helping the world be a better place for all.
Building a strong foundation inside and out is what Andrew Gatto, a construction engineering senior, is all about. To Gatto, without building community from within a team, it’s not as easy to build a solid foundation in your work.
The process behind ensuring safe and reliable bridges is complex. So in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, students are given a full-scope, hands-on experience in class so that when they grow careers in bridge design and consulting, they can fully understand the process from beginning to end.
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa have awarded tenure and promoted to the rank of associate professors Cassandra Rutherford and Christopher Day and promoted Omar Smadi to full professor in the Department of Civil, Construcion and Environmental Engineering at Iowa State University.
Simon Laflamme has been at Iowa State University for over a decade and has contributed with different research projects through the years.
This year’s competition includes taking on the role of the electrical contractor in order to complete various project management tasks, compiled into their overall proposal.
Every year, the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Graduate Student Council hosts the CCEE Student Poster Competition and Research Showcase. Students are welcomed to present their research to a broad audience and spread their message, while also learning valuable presentation skills.
A team of engineers and scientists at Iowa State University is conducting research to empower an Alaska Native community and reduce the burden of water insecurity accelerated by climate change.
For Fatemeh Ganji, a second year doctorate student in civil engineering with a focus in water resources, the journey to accessible water for all isn’t just water under the bridge.
Putting the pedal to the metal in road safety: Zoami Calles-Rios Sosa shares her influence
Civil engineering sophomore Liam Lenahan and assistant professor Roy Sturgill are working together to bring the third dimension into structural design. The two are bringing 3D projects into the classroom through a very ‘construction-style’ medium: hard hats.
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.
Nine Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) faculty are involved with Miller faculty grant projects. The Miller Faculty Fellowship Program seeks to provide opportunities to better understand undergraduate academic programs.