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.

Student Spotlight

"I have had so many diverse opportunities here and am thankful for the people that have been involved in leading me to the best college experience." —Rachel Adams, M.S. Student

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."

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

Feb
25
2017

48TH Annual CH2M/Oregon State University High School Model Bridge Contest

The construction and testing of model bridges promotes the study and application of fundamental principles of physics and also helps high school students develop hands-on skills. This Oregon

Mar
14
2017

Fundamentals of Traffic Safety

This one-day pilot course will provide background and preparation for the Highway Safety Manual (HSM) workshop. Safety concepts, definitions and safety analysis methods will be reviewed. The

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College of Engineering News

OSU News Release

Agility Robotics evolves from OSU research, aims to revolutionize robot mobility

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Feb 9, 2017
OSU has spun off one of its first businesses from the university's robotics program, a company focused on legged locomotion that may revolutionize robot mobility.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

OSU to be founding partner in national robotics initiative

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Jan 23, 2017
OSU will be a founding academic partner in the newest Manufacturing USA Institute, a $3 billion federal and private company initiative designed to enhance advanced manufacturing.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Advance in intense pulsed light sintering opens door to improved electronics manufacturing

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Dec 22, 2016
Faster production of advanced, flexible electronics is among the potential benefits of a discovery by researchers at Oregon State University’s College of Engineering.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

OSU, PNNL to lead part of a major national program in ‘chemical process intensification’

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Dec 16, 2016
OSU and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratories will co-direct a key component of a new five-year, $70 million advanced manufacturing institute.… Read full story.

CCE Blog

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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U.S. Department of Transportation awards OSU and consortium partners $14.35 million to improve regional transportation

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Dec 19, 2016

The Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans), of which Oregon State University is a member, was awarded $14.35 million over 5 years from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to fund research toward improving the mobility of people and goods across the Pacific Northwest. PacTrans is a consortium of transportation professionals and educators from Alaska, Washington,… Continue reading

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Graduate students gain professional experience at transportation conferences

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Oct 26, 2016

During October, 22 graduate students in transportation engineering traveled to Washington where they participated in two conferences. On Friday, Oct. 14, they attended the PacTrans Annual Meeting on the University of Washington campus and on Saturday, Oct. 15 the Region 10 University Transportation Center (UTC) student conference. At both events, students gained professional experience by… Continue reading

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