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Department of Civil Construction and Environmental Engineering

Memorial Belltower lit red

May 9, 2024

Engineering faculty members among those recognized for excellence

The Celebration of Faculty Excellence is held each spring to recognize outstanding faculty who have received prestigious state, national and international awards, accolades or other distinctions during this academic year. This year, NC State honored 41 faculty members during the 2024 Celebration of Faculty Excellence on April 30. 

Ryan McCune

Apr 29, 2024

Grad student profile: Ryan McCune

Ryan McCune, a second-year Ph.D. student in civil engineering specializing in coastal engineering, is researching chronic coastal flooding in North Carolina as part of the Sunny Day Flooding Project. 

2024 Global Engagement 2024 Honors & Awards Luncheon attendees group photo

Apr 26, 2024

NC State Global’s 2024 Honors & Awards Luncheon

NC State Global honors faculty and staff for global efforts in research, teaching and service. Learn about the award recipients’ work. 

Manny Valbuena Peña listens to a speaker along with other students. Speaker is out of frame to the right.

Apr 24, 2024

Manny Valbuena Peña pursues career that emphasizes the social side of sustainability

Growing up, Manny Valbuena Peña loved to be outside riding his bike, going on walks with his parents, and playing soccer with his dad. Almost every Sunday after church, his family would make a 40-minute drive to Cliffs of the Neuse State Park. 

photo shows pedestrians and cars moving through a busy intersection in a city

Mar 12, 2024

New traffic signal would improve travel time for pedestrians and vehicles

Adding a fourth light to traffic signals would shorten wait times at street corners for pedestrians, as well as improve traffic flow for both autonomous vehicles and human drivers. 

Male and female figures in white outlinet with white text showing Toilet and and a white arrow pointing left on a black background. Green foliage is in the background.

Feb 27, 2024

Podcast: Sanitation (or, what do we do with all this poop?)

Francis de los Reyes joins Audio Abstract to discuss the challenges involved in improving sanitation practices both at home and abroad. 

Memorial Belltower

Feb 19, 2024

2023-24 University Faculty Scholars named

NC State’s 2023-24 class of University Faculty Scholars was announced today. These 22 early- and mid-career faculty receive this designation in recognition of their outstanding academic achievements and contributions to NC State through their teaching, scholarship and service to the university and beyond. 

Rhett and Link ride Segways at the College of Engineering at NC State University.

Jan 19, 2024

Comedy duo Rhett and Link bring the mythicality to commencement

Engineers find work in many fields: transportation, NASA — and YouTube. Alumni Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal combined their creative natures and engineering problem-solving skills to become Internetainers, as they call themselves. The duo, known professionally as Rhett and Link, own Mythical Entertainment and star in two award-winning daily YouTube shows, Good Mythical Morning and… 

Jan 19, 2024

Faculty highlights

The latest awards and honors earned by faculty of the College.