Category: Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering

Cyclone Energy to compete in ELECTRI Green Energy Challenge for twelfth year in a row

Six Iowa State Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering students hope to be the reigning champs for the seventh year in a row of the ELECTRI International Green Energy Challenge, which is sponsored by the National Electrical Contractors Association.  The Green Energy Challenge invites student chapters from across the nation to compete and participate.  … Continue reading Cyclone Energy to compete in ELECTRI Green Energy Challenge for twelfth year in a row

CCEE’s Brianna Lawton receives Fulbright scholarship for research in Ghana

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

Engineering grad students receive GPSS teaching, research and leadership awards

Seven engineering graduate students were the recipients of Iowa State University Graduate and Professional Student Senate awards for excellence in teaching, research and leadership.   Teaching Award winners included Veera Sajjanapu, aerospace engineering; Amir Malakooti, civil, construction and environmental engineering; and Brady Nahkala, agricultural and biosystems engineering.     Research Award winners included Andrew Martin, material … Continue reading Engineering grad students receive GPSS teaching, research and leadership awards

Iowa State University College of Engineering launches new environmental engineering major for fall 2020

Iowa State University’s College of Engineering is introducing a bachelor of science degree program in environmental engineering. The new major – approved by the state’s Board of Regents at its April 1 meeting – will begin in the fall of 2020. The environmental engineering program will be part of the college’s Department of Civil, Construction … Continue reading Iowa State University College of Engineering launches new environmental engineering major for fall 2020

Civil engineering graduate program increases national ranking

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

Construction engineering students receive national community service award

Iowa State students in the Associated General Contractors student chapter are breaking boundaries in construction engineering on a national level. Club members traveled to Las Vegas for the AGC national convention to accept a community service award on March 12 – one that has never before been awarded to a student chapter. “We were surprised … Continue reading Construction engineering students receive national community service award

CCEE alum receives Young Engineer of the Year award

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