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.
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
Friday, July 18, 2014Professor Jeanne VanBriesen has been named the Duquesne Light Company Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering. MORE
Thursday, July 17, 2014Hamershlag 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, 2014Professor Greg Lowry has been named the Walter J. Blenko, Sr. Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. MORE
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
A look at how researchers within the Smart Infrastructure Institute (SII) are using smart infrasctructure technology in the real world. MORE
Monday, July 14, 2014Professor Burcu Akinci has been named the Paul Christiano Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. MORE
Thursday, July 10, 2014CEE/EPP PhD student Daniel Posen was recently awarded Best Paper for his presentation at the 2014 Technology Management and Policy Graduate consortium in Lisbon last month. MORE
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
CEE Alumnus Seth Pearlman organizes Annual Golf Outing, the proceeds of which fund scholarships for current CEE students.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014Mark Patton (MS '82, PhD '87) was recently awarded the Thomas "Tink" Bryan award by the Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI). MORE
Tuesday, July 8, 2014CEE Assistant Professor Hae Young Noh has been working on interdisciplinary research, collaborating with colleagues on projects that have applications in the areas of structure monitoring, smart space, personalized services, security, and transportation. MORE
Monday, July 7, 2014Professor Jeanne VanBriesen was recently asked to be the guest editor for ASCE's Journal of Environmental Engineering special issue discussing environmental impacts of shale gas development. MORE
Tuesday, June 24, 2014Dean James Garrett receives award at the ASCE ISCCBE conference in Orlando, FL. MORE