OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

CEM Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence

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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?

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

Oct
06
2016

The Art of Managing Up

October 6th

Featuring: Mike Hermens (Capgemini US LLC)

Leadership Academy Pillar: PROFESSIONAL

New employees have a lot to learn: their job, processes, coworkers, supervisors’ expectations. Most employees

Oct
14
2016

CEM 50th Anniversary Celebration

This year, the Construction Engineering Management program at Oregon State University’s College of Engineering will turn 50 and alumni, friends, and industry partners are invited to join the

Oct
17
2016

Operational Excellence

Oct 17th

Featuring: Greg Peters and Norman Firchau 

Leadership Academy Pillar: PROFESSIONAL or COLLABORATIVE

No matter what your products are, striving for Operational Excellence along the entire

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College of Engineering News

OSU News Release

Grand opening of Johnson Hall planned at OSU

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Sep 15, 2016
Johnson Hall, a new, $40 million facility that will be home to the School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering, will celebrate its grand opening on Sept. 23.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Health care systems engineering expert to head OSU school

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Jul 29, 2016
Harriet Nembhard has been named as the new head of the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Cox named director of Cascadia Lifelines Program

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Jul 21, 2016
Dan Cox, professor of civil and construction engineering in the College of Engineering at OSU, has been named as the new director of the Cascadia Lifelines Program.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

“Smart manufacturing” initiative to aid Pacific Northwest business and industry

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Jul 12, 2016
As a partner in a new $140 million federal initiative, the College of Engineering will help Pacific Northwest businesses to save energy, waste less, create jobs and be more competitive.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

New technology could improve use of small-scale hydropower in developing nations

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Jun 30, 2016
OSU engineers have created a new software package that should help people in developing nations make better use of small scale hydropower to produce electricity.… Read full story.

CCE Blog

National Transportation Award

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Sep 6, 2016

At the August 2016 Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) international annual meeting in Anaheim, Calif., four members of the ITE University Transportation Curriculum Project (UTCP) including David Hurwitz, associate professor in transportation engineering, received the Transportation Education Council Innovation in Education award. Hurwitz, along with project members Kristen Sanford Bernhardt, Rod Turochy, and Rhonda Young received… Continue reading

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Oregon State Earns Third Place in North America for Big Beam Contest

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Aug 22, 2016

Oregon State University earned third place among competitors throughout North America at the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Big Beam Contest. The contest objective is for student teams to fabricate and test a precast/prestressed concrete beam with the help of local PCI members. The beam must be made primarily of concrete without any trusses, arches, or… Continue reading

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Oregon State to Host 2017 National Student Steel Bridge Competition

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Aug 19, 2016

Oregon State University is pleased to host the 2017 ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSBC), May 26-27, 2017. The event, which began in the 1980s as a competition between three universities, is a cooperative effort between the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). In advance of the… Continue reading

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