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.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Professor Susan Finger returns from four years of service at National Science Foundation, where she and an elite group of educators collaborated to define the goals of undergraduate education. MORE
Monday, October 27, 2014PhD candidate Xiaohan Zhang was recently awarded a Best Poster prize at the 7th International Conference on Multiscale Materials Modeling in Berkeley, California. MORE
Thursday, October 23, 2014Hamerschlag University Professor Chris Hendrickson will be inducted into the National Academy of Construction at the NAC Annual Meeting Austin, Texas.
Thursday, October 23, 2014PhD candidate Xuechen Lei has been awarded the 2014-2015 Julia and Michael Ellegood Strategic Doctoral Fellowship. MORE
Wednesday, October 15, 2014Corinne D. Scown (BS '06), Stephen Hinson (BS '97), Ross A. Monta (BS '95), and Rodney J. Clifton (MS '61, PhD '64) were honored at the 2014 Alumni Awards Luncheon. MORE
Thursday, October 9, 2014CEE 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, 2014Hae 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, 2014CEE celebrates creative engineering at first annual Innovation Palooza MORE
Wednesday, October 1, 2014Chelsea Kolb has been awarded the CEE Alumni Fellowship for the 2014 - 2015 academic year. MORE
Wednesday, October 1, 2014CEE 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, 2014PhD Candidate Irem Velibeyoglu was selected as the first recipient of the Dr. Elio D’Appolonia Graduate Fellowship. MORE
Monday, September 15, 2014PhD 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, 2014Hamerschlag 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, 2014CEE research team builds devices that could help to create safer drinking water. MORE
Thursday, July 24, 2014CEE 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