OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Designing accessible transportation

Associate Professor Katharine Hunter-Zaworski works with Ted, a 175-pound test dummy, to demonstrate the correct way to safely secure a person using a boarding wheelchair when accessing an aircraft.

Moving at the speed of lidar

"It doesn't just give you a bunch of numbers on a spreadsheet or a bunch of code. You can visually see the data."

When it comes to tsunamis, minutes matter

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

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

Apr
25
2017

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices Workshop

This 3-day course is designed for persons responsible for signing, signalization, and road marking. The class provides instruction and practice in the use of the Manual on Uniform

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College of Engineering News

OSU News Release

Technology to improve rockfall analysis on cliffs could save money, lives

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Apr 11, 2017
Researchers have developed a new technology to analyze the potential for rockfalls from cliffs, to help protect public safety. save money and lives.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Social media tools can reinforce stigma and stereotypes

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Apr 10, 2017
New software to analyze social media content has found that many comments related to a topic such as Alzheimer's disease can cause emotional pain, stigmatize people and reinforce stereotypes.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Four OSU engineering faculty earn top awards

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Apr 4, 2017
Four faculty members in the College of Engineering at Oregon State University have received more than $2 million in prestigious early career awards.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

OSU names Mix, Selker as distinguished professors

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Mar 20, 2017
OSU has named Alan Mix and John Selker as its 2017 Distinguished Professor recipients, the highest academic honor the university can bestow on a faculty member.… Read full story.

CCE Blog

Oregon State holds steady in first place at international geotechnical competition

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Mar 22, 2017

Congratulations! The Oregon State University student team of Nathan Jones and Alessandra Hossley took first place, earning the Mohr-Circle Award in the 2017 GeoPrediction competition at the annual meeting of the ASCE Geo-Institute. Oregon State has won first place three out of the past four years in the competition, taking home the first place trophy… Continue reading

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New initiative aims to develop innovative decision support technology for adaptive management of Pacific Northwest food, energy, and water sectors

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Mar 22, 2017

In collaboration with the National Science Foundation (NSF), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded Oregon State University a $1.5 million grant. This funding is part of the new NSF-USDA INFEWS program focused on accelerating discovery and innovation at the nexus of food, energy, and water systems. The… Continue reading

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Graduate students take home transportation honors

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Feb 13, 2017

Congratulations to transportation engineering graduate students Jason Anderson and Masoud Ghodrat Abadi. The Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (Pactrans) formally recognized Anderson as an Outstanding Student of the Year and Abadi as the winner of the Michael Kyte Award at the Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting. Anderson is a graduate research assistant in the School of Civil and Construction Engineering.… Continue reading

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