As the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) begins a new semester, two faculty members start a new chapter of their careers here in CCEE at Iowa State University.
Joseph Charbonnet, assistant professor in environmental engineering, and Steven Johnson, professor of practice in construction engineering both began their faculty positions this semester.
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As part of Iowa State’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering’s (CCEE) 150-year anniversary celebration, 26 alumni of the CCEE department are being recognized 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 …Continue reading “2021 CCEE Hall of Fame and Distinguished Alumni Inductees”
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has honored Halil Ceylan, civil, construction and environmental engineering professor and director of Program for Sustainable Pavement Engineering and Research (PROSPER), with the 2021 James Laurie Prize for significantly advancing transportation engineering with his career contributions in smart, sustainable and resilient transportation infrastructure systems. Ceylan is the first recipient of this …Continue reading “Ceylan receives 2021 Laurie Prize”
Though much of Francis B. Francois’ career took place outside of Iowa, it seems that the general engineering graduate never forgot about his Iowa roots. Francois was born in 1934 and grew up on a farm in Barnum, Iowa. He chose to attend Iowa State College (now called Iowa State University), which was about 75 …Continue reading “Iowa roots shaped late alum’s career”
Iowa State University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering added four new members to its faculty this semester. Tom Foldes, associate teaching professor, Katie Madson, assistant professor, Jonathan Wood, assistant professor, and Onur Avci, research assistant professor joined the department in August. To be entering the field of research and teaching during a time …Continue reading “Four new faculty joined CCEE department”
Civil engineering academic advisor Katie Shields was awarded the 2020 Learning Communities Early Achievement in Learning Community Coordination Award in June. This award is given by the director of Learning Communities to an Iowa State faculty or staff member who has demonstrated outstanding performance in learning community coordination early within their careers. Shields has been …Continue reading “Shields receives learning communities early achievement award”
In-Ho Cho, assistant professor in civil, construction and environmental engineering, Qiang Li, graduate student studying electrical and computer engineering, Rana Biswas, adjunct professor at ECpE and Physics and Astronomy and scientist at the Microelectronics Research Center, and Jaeyoun Kim, associate professor in electrical and computer engineering, recently had research published in “Nature Communications Physics,” a …Continue reading “CCEE and ECpE “Glass Box” research published”
Cyclone Engineer Brianna P. Lawton, a doctoral student in the Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Department, recently received a Fulbright U.S. Student Award from the U.S. Department of State in Washington D.C. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. Lawton is one of three recipients …Continue reading “CCEE’s Brianna Lawton receives Fulbright scholarship for research in Ghana”
The Iowa State University civil engineering graduate program is exceeding expectations through advanced research and innovation. According to the most recent U.S. News and World Report college graduate rankings released in March, Iowa State is tied for 27th overall in civil engineering and 18th among public universities. These rankings compare to last year being tied …Continue reading “Civil engineering graduate program increases national ranking”
Cyclone Engineer Rebekkah Sandt (’06 civil engr) was recently awarded the Young Engineer of the Year for the Texas American Public Works Association (APWA), Southeast Branch. Sandt works as a project manager for HR Green’s Water business line located in Houston, Texas. Her career is focused on working with small communities to improve their wastewater …Continue reading “CCEE alum receives Young Engineer of the Year award”
When you are engineering a project for one of the largest and most profitable companies in the world, perfection isn’t an option … it’s a requirement.