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
Category: Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
Cyclone Engineering faculty and staff have been named winners of 2021 college awards, honoring their outstanding accomplishments and contributions: D.R. Boylan Eminent Award for Research Venkataramana Ajjarapu, Thomas M. Whitney Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering Mid-Career Achievement in Research Jean-Philippe Tessonnier, Richard C. Seagrave Professor, chemical and biological engineering Early Achievement in Research Kristin … Continue reading Honoring excellence: 2021 College of Engineering faculty and staff award winners
International Women in Engineering Day is an annual celebration of the outstanding contributions of women engineers. The theme of this year’s Women in Engineering Day is “Engineering Heroes,” so we reached out to hear the stories of just a few of our Cyclone Engineering heroes, who are innovating in their research and inspiring and educating … Continue reading Women in Cyclone Engineering: Alice Alipour
Doug Wood retired in May from the department of civil, construction and environmental engineering as a research scientist and structural engineering lab manager. Wood has been employed at Iowa State since 2008, but his history as a Cyclone goes well beyond then. Wood came to Iowa State in 1973 to study architecture and compete on … Continue reading Long-time CCEE Cyclone Doug Wood retires
Roy Gu retired in May from his position as associate professor in the civil, construction and environmental engineering department. He has made many contributions to the field, taught regular courses and is associated with the Institute for Transportation; 34 publications with contributions by Gu have been published during his tenure at Iowa State. Gu was … Continue reading CCEE Professor Roy Gu Retires
College of Engineering staff were named winners of 2021 Iowa State University Learning Communities achievement awards and recognized for years of service. Patrick Determan, academic advisor for software engineering, received an Early Achievement in Learning Communities Coordination award. The award citation reads: “Patrick is the co-coordinator of the Software Engineering learning community (SELC). When learning … Continue reading Cyclone Engineering staff honored for learning community contributions
Nazik Citir, graduate student within the civil, construction and engineering department, received the President’s Scholarship through the WTS Greater Chicago Area for the 2021-2022 academic year. “I’m really honored to be awarded this scholarship,” Citir said. “It increases my motivations toward my goals. And also, I believe it will open some new pathways to make … Continue reading CCEE Graduate Student Receives WTS Chicago President’s Scholarship
Nine Cyclone Engineering faculty and staff are among those receiving university-wide awards or promotions.
Karen Devora-Cigarroa, a senior in civil engineering, and Linnea Dawley, a senior in chemical engineering, received the Alliant Energy/ Erroll B Davis Jr. Achievement Award.
Amir Malakooti, graduate student in the civil, construction and environmental engineering department, was recently the recipient of the 2021 Graduate and Professional Student Senate Leadership Award. This award recognizes graduate or professional students at Iowa State University who hold leadership positions within their college, department or the Ames community. “I am earnestly grateful and honored … Continue reading CCEE Graduate Student receives GPSS Leadership Award
Carissa Moyna, who is graduating in civil engineering, is the spring 2021 College of Engineering student marshal.
Dalton Clark is the spring 2021 outstanding senior in construction engineering.
The Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering and Iowa State University College of Engineering are mourning the death of emeritus professor John “Jack” Cleasby, who passed away March 24. A highly regarded researcher, his work emphasized filtration methods of water and wastewater; it focused on granular bed and pre-coat filtration methods as well as … Continue reading CCEE distinguished emeritus professor John “Jack” Cleasby passes away