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Former ISU CCEE chair retires after years of service

After 14 years of service to Iowa State University (ISU), Cerwick Faculty Professor James (Jim) Alleman has decided to leave the university. Alleman is a faculty member of ISU’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) and served as the department chair from 2005-2011. ā€œDuring his time at Iowa State University’s Department of Civil, …Continue reading “Former ISU CCEE chair retires after years of service”

New study finds bacterial enzymes could help prevent earthquake damage

A new study published in Canadian Geotechnical Journal suggests that an enzyme derived from bacteria could be used to enhance the stability of certain soils.

CCEE professors Jim Alleman, Say Kee Ong awarded 2015 Cerwick Medallion

Last fall Jim Alleman and Say Kee Ong were appointed Cerwick Faculty Professors ā€“ an award that recognizes and promotes the excellence of the faculty in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) at Iowa State University. At a May 4 ceremony, Alleman and Ong received their Cerwick Medallions from President Steven Leath. …Continue reading “CCEE professors Jim Alleman, Say Kee Ong awarded 2015 Cerwick Medallion”

Wipf named interim department chair of CCEE

Professor Terry Wipf will serve as interim chair for the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) beginning August 16. He succeeds Professor Jim Alleman, who will return to the faculty to pursue his teaching and research interests in environmental engineering and wastewater treatment. Wipf came to Iowa State in 1983 after finishing his …Continue reading “Wipf named interim department chair of CCEE”

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