OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Student Spotlight

Kristina Milaj, Structural Engineering

When it Comes to Tsunamis, Minutes Matter

An Oregon State cross-disciplinary research team is developing a tool to model evacuation scenarios.

Enlisting Microbes to Stabilize Buildings, Reduce Carbon Footprint

What if tiny microbes living in the soil below buildings could be called upon to keep those buildings safe from earthquakes?

CCE Offers New Short Course

July 14-15, 2016

Education is the core of progress and quality of life. The School of Civil and Construction Engineering at Oregon State University will use innovative and effective learning tools and methods to provide Oregon, the Pacific Northwest, the United States, and the World with leaders in construction and engineering. The School is committed to pursuing new and innovative knowledge in construction and engineering that ensures safe, resilient, economic, and sustainable environments.

Upcoming Events

May
13
2016

Annual AGC Student Chapter Golf Tournament

CCE industry partners and alumni are invited to register for the 31st Annual AGC Student Chapter at OSU Golf Tournament.

  • Location: Trysting Tree Golf Club, Corvallis
May
15
2016

Ettihad Cultural Festival

The Ettihad Cultural Center is hosting the fourth annual Ettihad Culture Festival on May 15th 2016 from 5pm-8pm at the Memorial Union Quad. This is one of the biggest annual…
May
16
2016

PLSO Willamette Branch Student Appreciation Dinner

5:30 p.m. Social; 6:00 p.m. Dinner and Registration

Location: LaSells Stewart Center, OSU Campus, Corvallis

Cost: $40 (free for OSU students)

http://cce.oregonstate.edu/2016-plso-student-appreciation-dinner-registration

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College of Engineering News

New type of cement could offer environmental protection, lower cost

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Apr 28, 2016
If widely adopted, a new approach to making cement could significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, water consumption, help address global warming, produce a more durable concrete, and save industry time and significant costs.… Read full story.
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Culture, crowding and social influence all tied to aggressive driving behavior

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Apr 26, 2016
A study of angry, competitive and aggressive driving suggests that these dangerous behaviors are becoming a worldwide phenomenon of almost epidemic proportions, and are a reflection of a person’s surrounding culture, both on the road and on a broader social level.… Read full story.

OSU Alumni Association grants high honors to three

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Apr 15, 2016
The OSU Alumni Association has selected two alumni, Jen-Hsun Huang and Pamela Knowles, and one great friend of the university, Allyn Ford, to be honored on April 22. … Read full story.
OSU News Release

Eight Oregon State engineering faculty earn $4.3 million in top awards

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Apr 12, 2016
Eight young faculty members in the College of Engineering have received $4.3 million in prestigious awards for their teaching or research initiatives.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

“Community solar” systems may add savings to local, cooperative energy projects

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Mar 30, 2016
Small "community-solar" projects involving neighbors working together may hold part of the future of solar energy and improved efficiency.… Read full story.

CCE Blog

CCE Faculty Members Conduct Structural Testing on 12-Story Tall Wood Building Design

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Apr 28, 2016

CCE faculty members Andre Barbosa and Christopher Higgins are participating in structural testing of a wood lateral-force resisting system, as part of the Framework Project, an anticipated 12-story tall wood building designed by Lever Architecture of Portland. Read more.

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Faculty Spotlight: Professor and Associate School Head Chris Bell

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Apr 1, 2016

A familiar presence in every corner of campus, Associate School Head Chris Bell’s 35-year career at Oregon State has taken him from CCE to the College of Engineering to INTO OSU – and even to Reser Stadium, where he serves as chief marshal of the annual commencement ceremony. Originally from England, Bell received his Ph.D.… Continue reading

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CCE Takes First in Two Competitions at Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Congress

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Mar 4, 2016

CCE student teams won first place in two competitions at the Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Congress held February 14-17, 2016 in Phoenix, Ariz. Mentored by faculty member Ben Mason, the GeoVideo student team of Youssef Bougataya, David Bailey, Rachel Adams, and Sharoo Shrestha placed first for their video, “Soil Structure Interaction During Earthquakes.” The GeoVideo… Continue reading

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