civil construction and environmental engineering

Jan 23, 2020  |  Research

Study finds flooding damage to levees is cumulative – and often invisible

Repeated flooding has a cumulative effect on the integrity of earthen levees, suggesting that extreme weather associated with climate change could pose significant risks for the nation’s aging levees.

Jan 10, 2020  |  Alumni

College mourns alumna killed in plane crash

The College of Engineering at NC State is mourning the loss of Bahareh Karami, an alumna who was killed in a plane crash in Iran on Wednesday.

Dec 19, 2019  |  Students

Goodnight Scholars Program fall 2019 graduates

Celebrating the talented students who are now officially Goodnight Scholars and NC State alumni!

Dec 16, 2019  |  Alumni

The tower team

Dozens of experts are working on the Memorial Belltower's restoration and completion, and many of them are graduates of NC State. Meet some members of the Wolfpack who are helping complete, restore and update the university’s most iconic symbol. Two are engineering alumni Tim Cook and Tom Muse.

Nov 14, 2019  |  Research

Turning (more) fat and sewage into natural gas

NC State researchers have developed what is, to date, the most efficient means of converting sewage sludge and restaurant grease into methane.

Oct 31, 2019  |  Students

Engineering students win Three Minute Thesis

Three students from the College of Engineering were chosen as winners in the Graduate School’s fifth annual Three Minute Thesis.

Oct 24, 2019  |  Magazine

Major impact

The College has increased the number of women faculty members over the last decade and promoted them to leadership positions in departments and centers.

Oct 24, 2019  |  Magazine

Fog alert

Researchers in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering are leading research on the impact of fats, oils and grease.

Oct 24, 2019  |  Magazine

Research as recruitment

Summer research experiences held on campus help strengthen student skills. They also serve as a way for faculty members to recruit top graduate students.

Oct 24, 2019  |  Magazine

Are e-scooters polluters?

People think of electric scooters, or e-scooters, as environmentally friendly ways to get around town. But a new study from an environmental engineering faculty member finds it’s not that simple: Shared e-scooters may be greener than most cars, but they can be less green than several other options.