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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?

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

Jan
18
2017

Morals, Ethics, & Regulatory Compliance

Engineers operate in a framework of regulatory compliance in virtually every aspect of their professional activities.  Learning to foresee and understand the potential conflicts between the behavioral

Feb
22
2017

Start Smart

Leadership Academy Pillar: Member Choice: PURPOSEFUL or PROFESSIONAL

This workshop is for women students in Engineering and Business. It will teach you how to determine what employers are paying for the

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College of Engineering News

OSU News Release

Precise nerve stimulation via electrode implants offers new hope for paralysis patients

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Nov 22, 2016
Patients with spinal cord injuries might one day regain use of paralyzed arms and legs thanks to research that demonstrates how limbs can be controlled via a tiny array of implanted electrodes.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

New ‘optofluidic’ technology taps power of diatoms to improve sensor performance

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Nov 7, 2016
Researchers have combined one of nature’s tiny miracles, the diatom, with a version of inkjet printing and optical sensing to create an exceptional sensing device.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Glucose-monitoring contact lens would feature transparent sensor

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Nov 1, 2016
Type 1 diabetes patients may one day be able to monitor their blood glucose levels and even control their insulin infusions via a transparent sensor on a contact lens.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Tsunami-safety panel to oversee construction of Marine Studies building

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Oct 24, 2016
Oregon State University President Ed Ray announced today the creation of an oversight committee to monitor construction of a Marine Studies Building and student housing in Newport, Ore.… Read full story.
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New Startup Showcase is Demo Day 2.0

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Oct 7, 2016
Startup Showcase will be presented by entrepreneurs from the Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator/ RAIN Corvallis program on Thursday, Oct. 20.… Read full story.

CCE Blog

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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Office of Naval Research Awards $1.4 Million Research Grant to Study the Currents in Engineered Inlets

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Oct 17, 2016

Merrick Haller, professor of coastal and ocean engineering and associate head of graduate affairs, has been awarded a 5-year, $1.4 million research grant from the Office of Naval Research to investigate hazardous tidal currents in coastal inlets. Under the grant, “MINERS: Multiple Inlet & Estuary Remote Sensing,” Haller and David Honegger, postdoctoral scholar in the… Continue reading

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National Transportation Award

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Sep 6, 2016

At the August 2016 Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) international annual meeting in Anaheim, Calif., four members of the ITE University Transportation Curriculum Project (UTCP) including David Hurwitz, associate professor in transportation engineering, received the Transportation Education Council Innovation in Education award. Hurwitz, along with project members Kristen Sanford Bernhardt, Rod Turochy, and Rhonda Young received… Continue reading

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