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Department of Civil Construction and Environmental Engineering

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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. 

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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. 

Dr. Detlef Knappe works with graduate and post doc students in his lab on Centennial campus. Dr. Knappe is interested in drinking water quality and treatment, water reuse, organic micropollutants, development of water treatment processes for polar and persistent organic pollutants, and the fate of organic pollutants in solid waste landfills.

Jan 19, 2024

NC State researchers study enhanced water treatment methods to remove PFAS

More than seven years after the discovery of elevated levels of harmful chemicals in the Cape Fear River that provides drinking water for 1.5 million people, NC State University researchers who brought awareness to this public health issue are continuing to pursue a broad range of research initiatives with the goal of ensuring a cleaner environment and safer drinking water. 

Minerva Bonilla is wearing a blue top while standing in front of green bushes.

Dec 12, 2023

Minerva Bonilla, Ph.D. ’23, is helping make our intersections safer

Bonilla, who graduated in August from NC State with her Ph.D. in construction and transportation engineering, likes to take on projects with tangible results, and especially those that make a positive impact on people’s lives. 

NC State ROTC cadet Rileigh Sevigny attended Project Tuskegee 2.0 in Abilene Texas this summer, and learned about B-1 bombers.

Nov 16, 2023

Engineering students, ROTC cadets learn new skills at summer programs

This past summer, several cadets from ROTC Detachment 595 at NC State got a chance to participate in programs across the country, bringing back new knowledge and skills that will help them in their post college military careers.  

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Nov 1, 2023

Poop, Pee and Microbes: The complicated ecology of pit latrines

The findings are relevant for efforts to both improve public health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with global climate change. 

A drawing on paper from the HELIOS project displayed on dry erase board.

Oct 31, 2023

HELIOS 25th anniversary event was out of this world

The NC State alumni who worked on the HELIOS project have certainly landed among the stars.