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civil construction and environmental engineering

Night-time photo shows two lines of traffic, one moving toward the camera, and one moving away from the camera.

Aug 23, 2021

Study: Benefits outweigh risks for autonomous vehicles – as long as you regulate them

The potential benefits of autonomous vehicles could substantially outweigh the risks. 

image of Fitts-Woolard Hall on NC State's Centennial campus

Aug 20, 2021

Coming home

From new construction to major renovations, a refreshed NC State campus welcomes many Wolfpack employees back to in-person work. 

Aug 18, 2021

Using bioinspired microvasculature to control material properties

A vascular metamaterial can be reconfigured to modify its thermal and electromagnetic properties. 

A group of middle school students sit on a log and look out onto a lake.

Aug 11, 2021

Researchers incorporate marginalized voices in climate change solutions

As experts at NC State study aspects of climate change, they strive to center marginalized voices to ensure groups facing the highest risk aren’t overlooked. 

Jul 27, 2021

Why can’t we be friends? Cementing the relationship between architects and engineers

An architecture course and civil engineering course taught together as an interdisciplinary project provide lessons of structure, durability and cooperation between disciplines. 

Jul 8, 2021

Creating smarter, healthier transportation systems

Eleni Bardaka guides her students in developing transportation systems that support a community's physical, mental and sustainable well-being. 

solar farm

Jun 18, 2021

Combining energy storage and solar offers unexpected power reliability boost

This is encouraging news for renewable energy. 

May 18, 2021

Distinguished Goodnight Award recipients for 2021 announced

Christian Kennedy ‘T21, who studied civil engineering, and LouLou Batta ’21 are the 10th and 11th recipients of the prestigious Distinguished Goodnight Award. 

May 12, 2021

Virtual spring 2021 departmental graduation ceremonies

Departments within the College of Engineering are putting on virtual ceremonies this spring for the class of 2021.