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
Category: Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
The Iowa State Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) graduate program is exceeding expectations through advanced research and innovation. According to the U.S. News and World Report graduate college rankings, Iowa State is ranked in a six-way tie for No. 27 in the 2020 year for civil engineering, which is up from No. 36 in … Continue reading Civil, construction and environmental engineering graduate program increases national ranking
Nine College of Engineering students were selected as members of Iowa State’s most prestigious honorary, Cardinal Key Honor Society.
Cyclone Engineer Cristina Poleacovschi studies how to build community resilience during challenges like natural disasters or economic changes. In this time of unprecedented challenges, Poleacovschi offers steps her work has shown help community resilience.
As part of the PBS Newshour’s Breakthroughs series, special correspondent Cat Wise visited research labs on campus to learn more about ultra-high performance concrete. Iowa State associate research professor Brent Phares and engineering grad student Quin Rogers discussed UHPC research and what their team has been doing to help make infrastructure safer.
University Professor Doug Jacobson offers insight and tips on what to be looking for, and how to avoid potentially costly and potentially dangerous mishaps online.
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
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
A recent cooperative agreement was signed between researchers in from the Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) department at Iowa State University (ISU) and the School of Civil Engineering at Shandong University in Jinan, China.
Dr. Partha Sarkar, professor of aerospace engineering and civil engineering at Iowa State University, has been named a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers. ASCE fellows have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that change lives around the world. It is a prestigious honor held by 3% of ASCE’s 150,000+ members in … Continue reading Aerospace Engineering’s Sarkar elected to ASCE Fellowship
Researchers in the CCEE department are utilizing Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) in bridges and to develop non-proprietary mixes of UHPC. Contributors to the project include Terry Wipf, Behrouz Shafei, Katelyn Freeseman, and others. Click on the link above to see the video feature of this work.
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.
Associate Professor Simon Laflamme and his team are creating real-time decision making capabilities for high-rate dynamic systems. These systems include advanced weaponry, blast mitigation systems and hypersonic vehicles.
Software designed for developing video games could enhance the speed and accuracy of particulate flow simulations.
After more than 36 years of service to Iowa State University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (ISU CCEE), Professor Terry Wipf has announced his retirement as of Dec. 31, 2019. A former Greenwood Department Chair in Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (2015-2018), Wipf started his career at ISU in 1983 as an assistant … Continue reading Former ISU CCEE department chair to retire after years of service