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

OSU News Release

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

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Sep 30, 2014
A Governor's Task Force led by Scott Ashford, dean of the College of Engineering, has outlined a significant, long-term effort to prepare for the major earthquake in Oregon's future.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Mechanized human hands: System designed to improve hand function lost to nerve damage

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Sep 25, 2014
The OSU creation of a simple pulley mechanism for implantation in human hands may some day help restore grasping function for people with nerve damage.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Program expansion to continue progress with wave energy development

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Sep 10, 2014
A new grant will allow the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center to expand its program to include research at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.… Read full story.

OSU to celebrate Johnson Hall construction on Sept. 15

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Sep 10, 2014
Oregon State University will celebrate the construction launch of its newest engineering building on Monday, Sept. 15, and the public is invited.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

NSF grant gives OSU unique materials characterization capability

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Sep 2, 2014
A major new grant from the National Science Foundation to acquire a $1.4 million instrument package will enhance the materials science research at OSU.… Read full story.

Upcoming Events

Oct
10
2014

Beaver Nation Fireworks Celebration

A new school year calls for something BIG. Join Beaver Nation at Goss Stadium at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10 for a night of fun, food and Beaver swag —

Oct
14
2014

Study Engineering Abroad: Australia

Australia sound interesting to you? Get the basics of how you as an engineering student can make study abroad happen! Worried about not graduating on time or finances? Let us…
Oct
14
2014

Study Engineering Abroad: Australia

Australia sound interesting to you? Get the basics of how you as an engineering student can make study abroad happen! Worried about not graduating on time or finances? Let us…
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CCE Blog

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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OSU CCE wins 2014 PCI Big Beam Contest

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Aug 13, 2014

Congrats to a team of Oregon State University School of Civil and Construction Engineering students as they captured the national title in the 2014 Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Big Beam Contest! The squad, consisting of students Luke Cressman, Drew Nielson, Sandy Spencer, Jarrett Yanagida, and advised by Keith Kaufmann of the Knife River Corporation, took home… Continue reading

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OSU CCE sends four students to ITE District Conference

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Jul 14, 2014

For the first time in 67 years, the Western and Midwestern Districts of the Institute of Transportation Engineers  jointly held their annual meetings as the groups met in Rapid City, South Dakota, June 29 – July 2.  This year, OSU sent four students leaders from the campus chapter to the conference; Rachel Vogt (President), Jennifer… Continue reading

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