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
24
2016

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

OSU robotics program ranked best in West, fourth in nation

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May 19, 2016
The graduate robotics program in the OSU College of Engineering has been ranked as the best in the western United States and fourth in the nation, according to Grad School Hub.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Engineers create a better way to boil water – with industrial, electronics applications

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May 4, 2016
Engineers at Oregon State University have found a new way to induce and control boiling bubble formation, that may allow everything from industrial-sized boilers to advanced electronics to work better and last longer.… Read full story.

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.

CCE Blog

Faculty Spotlight: Daniel Borello

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May 16, 2016

Assistant Professor Daniel Borello joined the structural engineering program at CCE in 2014 after earning his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “Since I am the product of two teachers, I have always had a passion for education,” said Borello. “I entered college with the goal of becoming a physics… Continue reading

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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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