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Double Degrees

Purdue offers two-year concurrent master’s degrees in engineering and management Beginning in fall 2018, Purdue University’s College of Engineering and Krannert School of Management are...

Robert J. Connor named 2018 T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award winner

Robert J. Connor, an assistant professor with the Purdue University School of Civil Engineering and director of the school's S-BRITE Center, was selected as the winner of the 2018 AISC T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award.

Chemicals emitted during CIPP repair method may pose health risks

New research is calling for immediate safeguards and the study of a widely used method for repairing sewer, stormwater and drinking water pipes to understand the potential health and environmental concerns for workers and the public.

Purdue researchers propose solar solution to ‘full earth’ scenario

A new concept proposes to provide food, energy and water resources for the world’s growing population by combining systems that simultaneously use different parts of sunlight’s spectrum to produce crops, generate electricity, collect heat and purify water.

Purdue Civil Engineering names graduate program after donors

The Purdue University Board of Trustees voted Friday (April 21) to approve naming the Lyles School of Civil Engineering graduate program in recognition of a recent significant gift by generous alumni Christopher and Susan Burke.

Project draws on recovery lessons from Hurricane Sandy to improve U.S. resilience and disaster...

Purdue University will lead research to determine why some communities recover from natural disasters more quickly than others, an effort aimed at addressing the nation's critical need for more resilient infrastructure and to enhance preparedness.

Automated method allows rapid analysis of disaster damage to structures

Researchers are harnessing “deep learning” algorithms and powerful computer vision technology to dramatically reduce the time it takes for engineers to assess damage to buildings after disasters.

Purdue alumnus develops technology to improve efficiency at construction sites

Joseph Louis, who recently earned a doctorate in civil engineering from Purdue's Lyles School of Civil Engineering, used technology he was working on while he was pursuing the degree to co-found SAMCRO Technologies LLC. The company is working to license technology that combines pre-existing sensors on equipment at a construction site with an operational model of the site.

Purdue to lead multi-hazard research with $4.1 million NSF award

The National Science Foundation awarded Purdue University a five-year, $4.1 million grant by to help coordinate a national initiative aimed at minimizing damage to physical civil infrastructure.
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