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

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Internship Gives Senior Hands-On Project Management Experience

CEE Senior Michelle Couste spent her summer assisting Rycon Construction’s Project Manger for their 213-unit luxury LEED certified apartment building in Pittsburgh and confirmed her career path by gaining essential, hands-on experience. MORE
Friday, December 12, 2014

Pozzi Awarded CMU Berkman Faculty Development Grant

Assistant Professor Matteo Pozzi was recently awarded a CMU Berkman Faculty Development Grant for his proposal "Sensing Networks for Urban Systems." MORE
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

CLEARED FOR TAKEOFF: CEE Senior Spends Summer at NASA

CEE Senior Kiera Davis launches her construction career through second summer internship with Hensel Phelps.


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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Strahs Awarded Northrop Grumman Fellowship

CEE Doctoral student Lauren Strahs has been selected this fall as a 2014-15 Northrop Grumman Fellow. MORE
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Plotting a Course for the Future: Professor Susan Finger Completes NSF Service

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.

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Monday, October 27, 2014

Zhang Awarded Best Poster

PhD 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, 2014

Hendrickson Elected to National Academy of Construction

Hamerschlag University Professor Chris Hendrickson will be inducted into the National Academy of Construction at the NAC Annual Meeting Austin, Texas.
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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Lei Awarded the Julia and Michael Ellegood Strategic Doctoral Fellowship

PhD candidate Xuechen Lei has been awarded the 2014-2015 Julia and Michael Ellegood Strategic Doctoral Fellowship. MORE
Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Alumni Honored at 2014 CEE Alumni Awards Luncheon

Corinne 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, 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