Tag Archive | "Civil Engineering"

New Egyptian prime minister spent 7 years at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Essam Abdel-Aziz Sharaf, the new prime minister of Egypt, is remembered as a good and honest man by the Purdue University civil engineering professor who mentored him for seven years. Sharaf came to Purdue in 1978. He earned master’s and doctorate degrees in civil engineering and did post-doctoral work at Purdue. […]

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Indiana putting old tires to new use in transportation projects

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Civil engineers at Purdue University helped the Indiana Department of Transportation save more than $1 million over the past two years by using shredded tires as a new low-cost material in construction projects. “It’s a green project that saves materials and eliminates the landfilling of millions of tires,” said INDOT Commissioner […]

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New Purdue lab offers advanced water-engineering features

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University on Saturday (Oct. 16) will dedicate a new civil engineering laboratory housing advanced hydrology and hydraulics facilities for teaching and research related to water resources. “The new lab is equipped with ultra-modern facilities for preparing future civil engineers to address global water challenges,” said M. Katherine Banks, the Jack […]

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 September 2020