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Tag: Department of Civil Construction and Environmental Engineering

Jan 21, 2022

New tool to help solid-waste systems reach cost, environmental goals

The free tool that uses models to help solid waste systems achieve their environmental goals in the most cost-efficient way possible. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall on NC State's Centennial Campus

Dec 15, 2021

Fitts-Woolard Hall named North Carolina ‘Public Project of the Year’

The project was recognized as one of top commercial developments across the state based on design, innovation and community impact. 

E. Downey Brill Jr.

Dec 15, 2021

Former department head initiates program to establish named endowed graduate awards

Current Head Dr. Morton Barlaz has been working with Downey over the past 18 months to create a program that will initiate and incentivize the establishment of endowed graduate awards. These awards will enable CCEE to offer multiyear supplemental awards to graduate students. 

Nov 9, 2021

Six alumni inducted into 2021 CCEE Hall of Fame

The six inductees of the 2021 CCEE Hall of Fame represent an inspiring, interesting and influential group of alumni. 

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… 

Exterior closeup photo of metal sculpture of wolf with lowered head, green leaves and shrubbery in the background.

Oct 28, 2021

Futrell, Gordon honored by the University with Watauga Medals

Two College of Engineering alumni received the Watauga Medal, NC State’s highest nonacademic honor, for 2021. Glenn Futrell and Suzanne Gordon were honored by the University during a program on Sept. 9. The Watauga Medal was established in 1975 by the Board of Trustees to honor people who have made significant contributions to the advancement of… 

View from within rows of corn in a Rowan County field.

Oct 28, 2021

Steps toward sustainability

Faculty members in the College of Engineering and across NC State will lead a national research effort to reduce both dependence on mined phosphates and the amount of phosphorus that leaches into soils and water. The research, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), will focus on issues relevant to both food security and environmental quality.… 

Oct 28, 2021

Faculty highlights

Six receive NSF CAREER Awards Six faculty members from the College and affiliated engineering departments in other colleges at NC State received Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF CAREER Award is one of the most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty members who exemplify the role of… 

bar graph showing three years' of College of Engineering Day of Giving results

Apr 28, 2021

Alumni and friends of the College help set new Day of Giving record

The College of Engineering turned out strong for North Carolina State University’s Day of Giving 2021 on March 24, raising more than $6 million from 1,615 gifts — both records for the College. 

Centennial Campus sign and map

Apr 28, 2021

Grad students make the college go

“NC State Engineering graduate students have a ‘can-do’ attitude that aligns perfectly with NC State’s Think and Do motto. They work on real problems, many supported by industry or research centers, consortia or laboratories,” said Richard Gould, interim associate dean of graduate programs. “Many can attend graduate school at any of the top schools in the country, but they chose NC State because of our excellence.”