CEE News-Civil and Environmental Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Welcome to the Civil and Environmental Engineering department news site. Below you will find our most current news stories. To the left is an archive, by year, of our department news as well as mentions about CEE faculty, students and alumni in outside news sources. You can also browse current and previous issues of our newsletters online. 

Please feel free to contact us should you have questions or if you are an alumnus and would like to share your news with the department.  


CEE News

Thursday, October 9, 2014

CEE Alumni Honored at 2014 CMU Alumni Awards

CEE alumni, Joseph F. DiMario and Linda M. Kaplan, will be recognized for their service and accomplishments at this year's Alumni Awards ceremony which is part of Cèilidh Weekend. MORE
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Good Vibrations: Noh Studies Structure-As-Sensor at CMU-SV

Hae Young Noh set out to spend her summer at Carnegie Mellon University's Silicon Valley campus, as a part of a CMU short-term faculty exchange program. This program is designed to promote collaboration between the Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley campuses and foster the spirit of innovation that all of Carnegie Mellon's campuses have become known for. MORE
Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Positive Impact: Creative Engineering at Innovation Palooza

CEE celebrates creative engineering at first annual Innovation Palooza MORE
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Kolb Awarded CEE Alumni Fellowship

Chelsea Kolb has been awarded the CEE Alumni Fellowship for the 2014 - 2015 academic year. MORE
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

2015 US News & World Report Undergraduate Rankings Announced

CEE is proud to announce that its undergraduate engineering programs have once again achieved high rankings in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges report. MORE
Monday, September 29, 2014

Velibeyoglu Awarded Dr. Elio D’Appolonia Graduate Fellowship

PhD Candidate Irem Velibeyoglu was selected as the first recipient of the Dr. Elio D’Appolonia Graduate Fellowship. MORE
Monday, September 15, 2014

Sears Awarded Cohon Fellowship

PhD candidate Kenneth Sears has recently been awarded the Jared and Maureen Cohon Graduate Fellowship in Civil and Environmental Engineering for the 2014-2015 academic year. MORE
Friday, September 5, 2014

Dzombak to Co-Chair National Academy Sustainability Roundtable

Hamerschlag University Professor and Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Dave Dzombak, has been appointed co-chair of the National Academies Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability. MORE
Thursday, August 14, 2014

Sorting Microparticles for Cleaner Water

CEE research team builds devices that could help to create safer drinking water. MORE
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Cleaning the Ganges

CEE alum Sameer Khaitan (PhD ’06) is working as an environmental and water resources specialist at the World Bank to help clean the Ganges River in India. MORE
Friday, July 18, 2014

Jeanne VanBriesen Named the Duquesne Light Company Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor Jeanne VanBriesen has been named the Duquesne Light Company Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering. MORE
Thursday, July 17, 2014

Gregory and Dzombak to Speak at State Department Power Course

Hamershlag University Professor and CEE Department Head Dave Dzombak along with Professor Kelvin Gregory will jointly give a talk entitled “Energy and Water Nexus” at the Foreign and Civil Service Officer Energy: Power Generation Training Course on Friday, July 18th. MORE
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Greg Lowry named the Walter J. Blenko, Sr. Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor Greg Lowry has been named the Walter J. Blenko, Sr. Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. MORE
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Research Meets the Real World with Smart Infrastructure Technology

A look at how researchers within the Smart Infrastructure Institute (SII) are using smart infrasctructure technology in the real world. 

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Monday, July 14, 2014

Akinci Named the Paul P. Christiano Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor Burcu Akinci has been named the Paul Christiano Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering.  MORE