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$500,000 Gift Paves the Way for Concrete Research at the U of A

Monday, October 01, 2018

A gift from the Oklahoma/Arkansas Chapter of the American Concrete Pavement Association will support the Department of Civil Engineering.

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Civil Engineering Graduate Student Honored for Research on Freight Modeling

Friday, September 07, 2018

Taslima Akter, a doctoral candidate in civil engineering, was honored by the Institute of Transportation Engineers for her work to better understand freight-truck traffic impacts in Arkansas and beyond.

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Researcher Going to India to Document Infrastructure Damage From Disaster

Friday, August 31, 2018

Richard Coffman will be part of an NSF-sponsored Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance Association Mission.

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Doctoral Student Aims to Improve Arkansas Roads with Coal Byproduct

Monday, July 30, 2018

Casey Jones, a doctoral student in civil engineering, will present his research into fly ash as an alternative to cement used in construction of concrete highways.

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Professor Receives Grant to Study Aftermath of Mexico City Earthquake

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Professor Clinton Wood has been awarded a $93,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to gather data in the aftermath of the September 2017 Puebla-Mexico City earthquake.

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Civil Engineering Academy Welcomes New Members, Celebrates Students

Friday, May 18, 2018

More than 250 alumni, faculty, staff and friends gathered April 20 to celebrate the Arkansas Academy of Civil Engineering's annual induction and awards ceremony.

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Fellowship to Advance Civil Engineering Professor's Work on Structural Steel Connections

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Gary Prinz, assistant professor of civil engineering, has been awarded a $200,000 fellowship to pursue research related to structural steel performance during earthquakes.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Civil Engineering

Melissa Tooley to Speak at Dan Flowers Distinguished Lecture

Friday, April 20, 2018

Alumna Melissa Tooley will give the Dan Flowers Distinguished Lecture about automated and connected vehicles at 3 p.m. today in White Engineering Hall, Room 209.

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