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May 2018

Bacteria in tap water can multiply when a faucet isn’t used for a few days, a new study from Illinois engineers found. The study suggests a new method to show how microbial communities, including those responsible for illnesses like Legionnaires’ disease, may assemble inside the plumbing systems of homes and public buildings. READ MORE


CEE at Illinois professor David Lange was elected President of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) at its 2018 Spring Convention in Salt Lake City. His term extends from March 30, 2018, through March 29, 2019. Lange is the 22nd CEE at Illinois faculty member or alumnus who has served as ACI President. READ MORE


Professor Bill Spencer has been awarded the 2018 Nathan M. Newmark Medal “for pioneering work, innovations and leadership in the theory and application of advanced technologies to fundamental problems in structural engineering and mechanics, as well as for his unwavering commitment to education/mentoring of students and professional service.”  READ MORE


Associate professor Mani Golparvar-Fard has received the Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize “for cutting-edge research on computer vision data analytics resulting in a new class of algorithms and techniques for mapping the current state of production on construction projects in 3-D and exposing waste at both project and schedule task levels.” READ MORE


Applications are being accepted for WeGoCEE (Women Exploring Graduate Opportunities in Civil and Environmental Engineering), a networking and professional development workshop focused on introducing women undergraduate students to civil and environmental engineering graduate education and research opportunities. Application deadline is May 25, 2018. READ MORE


CEE Graduation Reception (May 12)
CEE Springfield Social Hour (May 31)
CEE Beer Tasting (June 13)
CEE Golf Outing (July 19)
CEE Faculty Research Reception (September 10)
CEE Tailgate (September 21)
CEE Fall Job Fair (September 26-27)