Category: Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering

CCEE Graduate Student Receives WTS Chicago President’s Scholarship

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

CCEE Graduate Student receives GPSS Leadership 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

CCEE distinguished emeritus professor John “Jack” Cleasby passes away

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

Cochran biobased paving research team receives national honor

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) Mary Jane Skogen Hagenson and Randy L. Hagenson Professor Eric Cochran is part of a team that has been honored by the American Chemical Society (ACS) at its Spring Meeting. Cochran, along with Gerald and Audrey Olson Professor R. Christopher Williams of the Department of Civil, Construction and … Continue reading Cochran biobased paving research team receives national honor

Iowa State NECA Chapter to compete in Electrical Contracting Innovation Challenge

Article below was written by Gretchen Mathiason, senior studying Civil Engineering. Edited by Kristine Perkins and Sierra Hoeger for clarity.  The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) student chapter at Iowa State University is competing in the newly formed Electrical Contracting Innovation Challenge (ECIC), sponsored by NECA and ELECTRI International. Previously known as the Green Energy … Continue reading Iowa State NECA Chapter to compete in Electrical Contracting Innovation Challenge

Ceylan receives 2021 Laurie Prize

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