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Tag: civil engineering

Dec 6, 2021

ITRE helping engineers build better diverging diamond interchanges

Five civil engineering experts from NC State University’s Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) contributed to the latest official guidance on designing diverging diamonds. 

Jim Ellen in white shirt and baseball hat with a body of water behind him.

Oct 28, 2021

Alumnus Jim Ellen and family create scholarship for students from eastern North Carolina

From a young age, S. James “Jim” Ellen, Jr. knew how to work hard — first on a farm, then as a carpenter’s assistant, and eventually as an entrepreneurial civil engineering student who went on to run his own companies. Ellen was the first of three brothers to graduate from NC State with a degree in… 

From left to right, Sami Rizkalla, Paul Zia, Michael Creed, David Johnston and Don Kline.

Oct 28, 2021

Friendships helped forge successful career for alumnus Michael Creed

Reflecting on where he is today, Michael Creed, civil engineering ’73, is struck by the serendipity of some of the events that led him to NC State. Creed co-founded McKim & Creed, is a long-time supporter of the College of Engineering and Fitts-Woolard Hall, and remains close with civil engineering students and faculty members he met… 

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. 

John C. Brantley III, Steffanie B. Easter and Jacob T. “Jake” Hooks.

Apr 23, 2020

Brantley, Easter and Hooks receive DEA awards

The College bestowed the Distinguished Engineering Alumnus (DEA) award on John C. Brantley, III, Steffanie B. Easter and Jacob T. “Jake” Hooks. Dr. Louis Martin-Vega, dean of the College, recognized the three distinguished graduates at a banquet on Nov. 6. Brantley could not attend the ceremony. 

Group of Watauga Medal winners giving Wolfpack sign at dinner event.

Mar 27, 2020

Meet the 2020 Watauga Medal winners

Engineering alumnus Steve Angel is one of three alumni to receive NC State’s highest nonacademic honor for their decades of service to the university. 

Hillary Sudbury

Jan 21, 2020

First in their pack

Meet some NC State students, including civil engineering major Hillary Sudbury, who were the first in their families to attend college, and learn about some of the ways the university supports these first-generation students. 

Thabani Mtsi

Jan 9, 2020

Meet Thabani Mtsi

Meet Thabani Mtsi who studied abroad at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. 

Nov 25, 2019

Questions with young alumnus Jacob Bowes

Jacob Bowes' connection to the College of Engineering has not diminished since graduating in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering. He remains active through his work as the chair of the development committee for the Young Alumni Advisory Board and as a Dean Circle donor. 

John C. Brantley III, Steffanie B. Easter and Jacob T. “Jake” Hooks.

Nov 7, 2019

Brantley, Easter and Hooks receive DEA awards

The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University bestowed the Distinguished Engineering Alumnus (DEA) award on John C. Brantley III, Steffanie B. Easter and Jacob T. “Jake” Hooks.