This research feature is part of a series highlighting the work of ISU CCEE faculty. For more information, visit our website, www.ccee.iastate.edu/research/. Also, follow ISU CCEE on social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and LinkedIn (search “Iowa State University Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering” and “ISUConE”). Text-only version available.
Iowa State University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (ISU CCEE) has appointed Simon Laflamme the Waldo W. Wegner Professor in Civil Engineering. “This professorship enables innovative research projects that could yield exciting opportunities for our department,” Laflamme said. Laflamme is an associate professor of structural engineering. His research interests include structural health monitoring, …Continue reading “ISU CCEE’s Laflamme appointed Waldo W. Wegner Professor in Civil Engineering”
Educational experience at Iowa State provides for growth in technical and soft skills for young engineers “Classes do a very good job of teaching you the technical skills that you need to have as a student.” That’s Chris Levandowski, a master’s student studying structural engineering. And while he understands the seriousness of classes, Levandowski knows …Continue reading “Grow professionally at Iowa State – Engineer at ISU CCEE”
Iowa State structural engineering researcher earns prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) funding to increase resiliency of electric power networks under windstorm and aging effects In March, the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Iowa State Structural Engineering Assistant Professor Alice Alipour a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. Alipour is the principal investigator of the …Continue reading “Alipour awarded National Science Foundation CAREER Award”
Former chair of CCEE department leaves lasting legacy for student support and advanced structural engineering research Finding ways to build the best bridges and ensure public safety was a large part of Lowell Greimann’s work at Iowa State University (ISU). For some who worked with the structural engineering professor and former CCEE department chair, that …Continue reading “Celebration of life and work: Former CCEE Chair Lowell Greimann”
With fellowship from American Society of Civil Engineers, graduate student explores uses of Ultra High Performance Concrete Chris Levandowski, a graduate student in structural engineering at Iowa State University (ISU), has been awarded the Freeman Fellowship from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The fellowship was established in 1924 by former ASCE President John …Continue reading “Iowa State structural engineering graduate student earns Freeman Fellowship”
Structural engineer authors book series highlighting engineering opportunities Bridge building is Stuart Nielsen’s passion and an experience he wants to share. “I was trying to think of how I could help in my little way,” Nielsen said. “I thought of engineering books for little kids, so that they could see what we do.” Nielsen is …Continue reading “Bridging a gap between STEM and fun”
“How can you multi-purpose—re-think—structural systems?” Iowa State University (ISU) researchers have a new theory to answer that question. Earlier this month, the Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) Division of the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded ISU professors An Chen and Simon Laflamme more than $200,000 in research funding. The project, “Multifunctional Structural Panel for …Continue reading “Chen, Laflamme awarded $200K from NSF for multi-purpose structural system research”
CHICAGO, IL (March 11, 2016) Raths, Raths & Johnson, Inc. (RRJ), a national engineering, architecture, and forensics consulting firm, located in Willowbrook, Illinois, is pleased to announce that George R. Mulholland, S.E., P.E. has been promoted to Senior Consulting Engineer. An accomplished structural engineer with 28 years of professional experience, George is an expert forensic engineer specializing in the evaluation, investigation, and repair of distressed facades, buildings, and structures. As a Senior Consulting Engineer, he is responsible for project management and client development across RRJ’s range of expert consulting services.