OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Engineering bridges to span borders

OSU CCE faculty and students are working in their separate specialties to advance civil engineering to ensure that 21st-century bridges and buildings have the resilience to last well into the 22nd century.

OSU researchers using radar to make coastal areas safer

Using existing radar technology, OSU coastal and ocean engineering researchers are helping to make coastal areas safer for all users.

Building a foundation to lead the future

The small Albanian village Kristina Milaj grew up in is hard to find on a map. But this spirited senior in civil engineering at Oregon State University is making a very visible mark on the world as a standout student, driven humanitarian and peer leader.

More than a classroom: CCE providing comprehensive education

Growing up in Medford, Ore., Sara Quitugua always knew she wanted to attend Oregon State University, even if she did not always have an exact idea about what she wanted to pursue.

OSU researchers using LiDAR scanning to rebuild Christchurch

On February 22, 2011, a 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck the Canterbury region of New Zealand, devastating the city of Christchurch

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.

College of Engineering News

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Running robots of future may learn from world’s best two-legged runners: birds

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Oct 29, 2014
The best bipedal runners in the world may be birds, and OSU researchers are studying them to make better robots.… Read full story.
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Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator accepting applications

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Oct 22, 2014
The Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator program will begin its next cohort in January, and is now seeking participants.… Read full story.
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Lomónaco to direct Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory

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Oct 10, 2014
Pedro Lomónaco, an expert in coastal and maritime engineering, has been named the director of the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory.… Read full story.
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Grant to enhance minority participation in STEM disciplines

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Oct 9, 2014
A five-year, $3.44 million grant from the National Science Foundation will help improve STEM education at OSU and other collaborating universities.… Read full story.
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Rivers recover natural conditions quickly following dam removal

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Oct 8, 2014
Rivers can quickly return to their natural state, both physically and biologically, following removal of dams, a new study shows.… Read full story.

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Lessons learned from recent earthquakes

Scott A. Ashford, Kearney Professor and dean of Oregon State University’s College of Engineering, will share lessons learned from investigating recent earthquakes in Chile, New Zealand, and

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CCE Blog

OSU CCE to host open houses to introduce new laboratories

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Oct 10, 2014

The Oregon State University School of Civil and Construction Engineering will host a pair of facility open houses on Thursday, Oct. 16, to introduce two new water research Oregon BEST laboratories. An open house and ribbon cutting for the Multipurpose Hydraulics Research Facility will take place at 11:45 a.m. at the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research… Continue reading

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Task force outlines major initiatives to prepare for Pacific Northwest earthquake, tsunami

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Oct 6, 2014

A task force that studied implementation of the Oregon Resilience Plan submitted to the Oregon legislature an ambitious program to save lives, mitigate damage and prepare for a massive subduction zone earthquake and tsunami looming in the future of the Pacific Northwest. The recommendations of the Governor’s Task Force on Resilience Plan Implementation, if enacted, would… Continue reading

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OSU students have successful trip to Oregon Transportation Summit

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Sep 22, 2014

This past week, 12 students from the Oregon State University School of Civil and Construction Engineering attended the annual Oregon Transportation Summit in Portland, hosted by the Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium and Portland State University.  The summit brought together Oregon’s academic and transportation professionals to advance the state of the field by accelerating… Continue reading

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