A brief summary of the CCEE 150th activities.
A brief summary of the CCEE 150th activities.
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”
Gretchen Kinsella (’02 con engr), Phoenix, Arizona, is being honored with the Young Alumni Award by the College of Engineering at a virtual ceremony on April 7.
Za-Chieh Moh (’55 M.S. civil engr), Taipei, Taiwan, is being honored with the Anson Marston Medal by the College of Engineering.
Jordan Girolamo, senior in construction engineering has been named a recipient of the ISU Alumni Association’s Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award. The award honors outstanding seniors who display high character, outstanding achievement in academics and university/community activities, and promise for continuing these exemplary qualities as alumni.
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”
Civil engineering distinguished professor, Richard “Dick” Handy, recalls memories from his time at Iowa State University.
Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Engineering, John “Jack” Cleasby, recalls memories from his time at Iowa State University.
Professor emeritus, Wallace Sanders, recalls memories from his time at Iowa State University.
CCEE Advisory Council member and ’88 CCEE alumna, Sandra Larson, recalls memories from her time at Iowa State University.
Jennifer Shane has been named chair of the Transportation Research Board Standing Committee on Construction Management (AFH10). Shane is an associate professor in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering and is the director of the Construction Management and Technology Program at the Institute for Transportation. “Becoming chair is a great opportunity to work …Continue reading “Shane appointed chair of Transportation Research Board committee”
When most people think of concrete, if they ever do, it’s simply that boring, grey material in their sidewalk or basement walls. That’s not the case for two Iowa State Civil Engineering graduates who currently hold the top two spots at the American Concrete Institute: Jeff Coleman (’76, civil engineering; ’77 master’s in structural engineering) …Continue reading “Two Cyclone Engineers lead the top concrete institute, a first in 116 years”
Co-founder and principal of Peterson Contractors, Inc., Gale M. “Cork” Peterson, Jr., and his family, have given a generous gift to establish the Peterson Endowment for Geo-Construction Innovation at Iowa State University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE). The endowment will be used in a multi-prong approach to further research, teaching and industry …Continue reading “Gift to create Peterson Endowment for Geo-Construction Innovation at Iowa State University”
Dodds, John S. “Jack” (August 10, 1885-November 3, 1950) —professor of civil engineering, founder of Camp Marston—was born in Northfield, Minnesota, on Aug. 10, 1885. At an early age, Dodds showed an intent interest in engineering. After high school, Dodds joined a group conducting government surveys in North Dakota. In 1904, Dodds enrolled at Carleton …Continue reading “ISU Biographical Dictionary: John S. “Jack” Dodds and his work at Camp Marston”
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) at Iowa State University is celebrating its 100-year anniversary in 2020. This chapter exposes members to real-life work challenges of civil engineering. ASCE promotes civil engineering professions by facilitating interactions of students, faculty and industry professionals. The club provides guest speakers, educational field trips and informational meetings on …Continue reading “100 years of the American Society of Civil Engineers at Iowa State University”