civil construction and environmental engineering

Jun 26, 2020  |  Research

NC State receives $7.4 million from NIEHS to study PFAS toxicity, bioaccumulation and remediation

Researchers from North Carolina State University have received a five-year, $7.4 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program to establish a Center for Environmental and Human Health Effects of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS).

May 14, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

Researchers receive NSF grant to track novel coronavirus in wastewater

Wastewater monitoring for novel coronavirus could help provide early warning of outbreaks.

May 8, 2020  |  Students

Distinguished Goodnight Award recipients for 2020 announced

Seniors Oscar Molina ‘T19 and Gracie Hornsby ’20 are the 8th and 9th recipients of this prestigious community award.

May 5, 2020  |  Students

Departments to share celebration of graduates videos

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and current restrictions on large gatherings, spring commencement for NC State University and College of Engineering departmental graduations have been postponed. Several departments within the College will be sharing celebration videos.

Apr 24, 2020  |  Awards and Honors

Frey, Li named 2020 Alcoa Foundation Awards recipients

Dr. H. Christopher Frey, Glenn E. Futrell Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering (CCEE), and Dr. Fanxing Li, associate professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE), have been named the 2020 Alcoa Foundation Awards recipients.

Apr 23, 2020  |  Magazine

New center will focus on traffic congestion and mobility

New center is focused on the reduction of congestion and improvement in mobility and will be led by Dr. Billy Williams, in conjunction with his role as director of NC State’s Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE).

Apr 23, 2020  |  Magazine

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.

Apr 10, 2020  |  Awards and Honors

Call receives NSF CAREER Award

Dr. Douglas Call, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at North Carolina State University, has received a Faculty Early Career Development award, also known as the CAREER Award, from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Feb 25, 2020  |  Students

CCEE Immersion Experiences program brings engineering to life

In late January, 22 students learned about the construction process for a state-of-the-art waste treatment facility during a tour that was part of the CCEE Immersion Experiences program.

Feb 11, 2020  |  Research

High levels of PFAS affect immune, liver functions in Cape Fear River striped bass

Researchers have found elevated levels of 11 per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in the blood of Cape Fear River striped bass.