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Department of Civil Construction and Environmental Engineering

Fitts-Woolard Hall viewed from entrance side of Hunt Library.

Dec 1, 2022

MacDonald Gibson named head of Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering

Jackie MacDonald Gibson started as the new head of the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) at NC State on Aug. 15, 2022. 

Aerial view of The Oval and surrounding Engineering buildings and Hunt Library on NC State's Centennial Campus.

Dec 1, 2022

Faculty highlights

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

Masked and gloved researcher conducts tests in environmental lab.

Dec 1, 2022

Tracking COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, researchers are taking a look at our waste — specifically regional wastewater — to get a better view of outbreaks and trends to help ensure local communities have the information they need when making public health decisions. 

Summer camp students participate in competition.

Dec 1, 2022

Summer on campus

At 9 a.m. on a July Wednesday, more than 70 middle school students filed into a classroom, waiting to be assigned the real-world problem they’d be solving that day. Clustered together, campers tackled complex problems like how to construct a moving boat or how to stop a viral outbreak. Using cardboard, aluminum foil, balloons and more, these campers were trying to solve some of the fundamental challenges in engineering. 

NC State Belltower

Dec 1, 2022

Inspiring Engineers event series promotes NC State engineering excellence

The College of Engineering (COE) has been the starting point for thousands of careers. Through the Inspiring Engineers event series, the College invites alumni to share their journeys and accomplishments to encourage new generations of engineers. 

Wolf Plaza during fall. Two bronze sculptures of wolves, one head down, the other howling.

Dec 1, 2022

Young alumni board adds 10 new members

Ten College of Engineering (COE) graduates joined the 2022-23 Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB), bringing the group to 30 members. Formed in 2018 by the NC State Engineering Foundation, YAAB aims… 

From left: Quint Barefoot, Dan Pleasant and Mark Wyatt.

Nov 8, 2022

Three receive Distinguished Engineering Alumnus award

The College honored three winners of its Distinguished Engineering Alumnus (DEA) award during a dinner and ceremony on campus on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, as part of Red and White Week. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall

Oct 18, 2022

Meet the new CCEE Head: Dr. Jacqueline MacDonald Gibson

MacDonald Gibson’s accolades include being named an RTI University Scholar and receiving the IBM Junior Faculty Development Award and the Newton Underwood Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering from UNC-Chapel Hill. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall viewed from entrance side of Hunt Library.

Oct 18, 2022

A lasting legacy: Dr. Jim Nau retires after 40 years at CCEE

Although his former students speak effusively about Nau, he shies away from the spotlight. When asked about his four-decades-long career, he assured me there are a myriad of other professors and mentors who deserve higher praises.