Two-time Eisenhower Fellow earns national recognition for research

Master’s student excels during Transportation Research Board presentation Patricia Thompson is not just a two-time Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellow. This month, the transportation engineering master’s student earned best oral presentation at the 2017 Transportation Research Showcase. “Receiving the award means, to me at least, that I was able to make people take an interest [Continue Reading…]

ISU CCEE students earn FHWA Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship for second year running

Earning a Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship once is outstanding. So when 2015 Eisenhower Transportation Fellows Ellen Nightingale and Patricia Thompson submitted applications for a second time this spring, they were cautiously optimistic. “We were just kind of keeping our hopes up but kind of being realistic and accepting that it would be a good [Continue Reading…]

Intelligent construction practices developed for roads also apply to levee construction

The same technologies that Iowa State University’s David J. White is developing to build better roads and foundations could also be used to build better river levees. White, the Waldo W. Wegner Associate Professor in Civil Engineering, leads the crew working with Iowa State’s Geotechnical Mobile Lab. In six years of operation, the lab has [Continue Reading…]