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Tag: Department of Civil Construction and Environmental Engineering

Raven McLaurin

May 4, 2022

Guiding the next generation of aspiring engineers

Pursuing environmental engineering was an obvious choice for McLaurin, who wanted to use her mathematics and science skills to make the world a better place. 

Screen capture of WRAL video of Dr. Angela Harris speaking while in a lab.

May 3, 2022

WRAL features CCEE’s Angela Harris’ COVID-19 wastewater testing in new report

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is using data from wastewater to measure the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the state, helping officials stay abreast of where outbreaks may occur. 

campus gateway

May 2, 2022

Lunardi and Welton receive 2022 Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Awards

Leda Lunardi and Steven S. Welton were recognized with the 2022 Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award from the College of Engineering (COE) for their outstanding commitment to ensuring students are academically and personally supported. 

May 2, 2022

CCEE students receive recognition as outstanding teaching assistants

CCEE Ph.D. students Pegah Ghasemi and Samrin Ahmed Kusum were among 15 winners of 2021-22 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards from the NC State Graduate Student Association’s Teaching Effectiveness Committee. The awards are the primary university-level recognition for exceptional contributions made by graduate teaching assistants (TAs) to the educational excellence of the university.  

Howling wolf sculpture silhouetted by blue sky.

Apr 29, 2022

CCEE students snag two awards at ASCE Carolinas Student Symposium

tudent Symposium with CCEE professor Steve Welton in Columbia, South Carolina, in early April. This year’s symposium, which drew 120 civil engineering students from seven universities across the Carolinas, was hosted by the University of South Carolina and included competitions, professional and personal development opportunities, and networking. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall

Apr 27, 2022

CCEE’s Francis de los Reyes III wins NC State Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award

De los Reyes, who has been an NC State faculty member for more than two decades, has received several accolades including ​​the Water Environment Federation Gordon M. Fair Distinguished Engineering Educator Award and the NC State Outstanding Teacher Award.  

image of NC State belltower behind cherry blossoms and trees

Apr 27, 2022

NC State announces 2021-22 Goodnight Early Career Innovators

NC State announced its 2021-22 class of Goodnight Early Career Innovators today. This program recognizes and rewards promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education. The 25 faculty selected will receive $22,000 ­for each of the next three years to support their scholarship and research endeavors. 

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

Apr 22, 2022

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

MacDonald Gibson will begin her new appointment Aug. 15, 2022, said Louis Martin-Vega, dean of the College of Engineering at NC State. 

Steel bridge competition team stands together for a group photo in front of Fitts-Woolard Hall.

Apr 18, 2022

NC State hosts 2022 Carolinas Regional Student Steel Bridge Competition

NC State’s Student Steel Bridge team competed against Clemson University at the 2022 Carolinas Regional Student Steel Bridge Competition outside of NC State’s Fitts-Woolard Hall on April 2, 2022. It was the first time in two years that teams were able to compete in person, due to COVID restrictions. 

A ground level view of the new Plant Sciences building.

Apr 13, 2022

NC State hosts grand opening of Plant Sciences Building, home to new NSF Center focused on phosphorus sustainability

NC State University officially opened its new Plant Sciences Building on Centennial Campus on April 12 with a special program featuring guest speakers, ribbon-cutting, tours and a reception. The building will be home to a new National Science Foundation Center focused on phosphorus sustainability.