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Civil Engineering’s faculty Dr. Zhou is approved by SIU Trustees to serve on ERTC Advisory Committee

September 18, 2017

Civil Engineering department's Professor Jianpeng (Jim) Zhou has been approved by SIU Trustees to serve on the ERTC Advisory Committee. Please see the full news release.

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Akash Jain, is the recipient of the 2017 ASCE/SEI St. Louis Chapter Structural Engineering Scholarship

August 29, 2017

SIUE CE graduate student, Akash Jain, is the recipient of the 2017 ASCE/SEI St. Louis Chapter Structural Engineering Scholarship. He will receive this scholarship at the St. Louis Section annual dinner.

This structural scholarship has been offered since 2013 by the St. Louis Chapter of ASCE/SEI to a student pursuing a Master’s degree with a structural emphasis enrolled during the Fall semester at a Midwest University.

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CE Students Build Masonry Arch

April 26, 2017

On April 26, Mark Vasquez of MAV Masonry helped a team of civil engineering students construct a masonry arch in our structural laboratory.  Building Products Corporation and MAV graciously donated 200 bricks, lime, and sand for the project, which is part of a masonry arch competition sponsored by the Association for Preservation Technology International.  

Mark Vasquez and SIUE Civil Engineering Students    SIUE Masonry Arch Before Testing

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Civil Engineering’s Zhou Named ASCE’s EWRI Fellow

April 12, 2017

Jianpeng “Jim” Zhou, PhD, PE, BCEE, has been awarded fellow grade of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI), one of the largest institutes of the American Society of Civil Engineers. More information about this distinctive honor can be found here.

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CE Department news for March 2017

March 31, 2017

The CE department has greatly expanded its offerings in both undergraduate and graduate geotechnical engineering courses. Please see https://www.siue.edu/academics/degrees-and-programs/graduate/civil-engineering/specialization-geotechnical-engineering.shtml for more information.

A new integrative studies graduate certificate in Transportation Engineering and Construction Management, which requires the completion of 19 hours of courses, split between the Departments of Civil Engineering an...

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Masonry Institute of St. Louis and The Masonry Institute of Southern Illinois are jointly sponsoring CE 443 Masonry Design

March 30, 2017

The Masonry Institute of St. Louis and The Masonry Institute of Southern Illinois are jointly sponsoring CE 443 Masonry Design in Fall 2017.   In addition to making a sizeable contribution to make this class possible, they are purchasing the latest masonry codes for every student in the class.

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Md. Toushik Ahmed Niloy, Civil Engineering wins first place for poster

March 30, 2017

Md Toushik Ahmed Niloy, Civil Engineering won first place for his poster presentation at the 2017 Graduate Student Research Symposium. The title of his presentationn was “Actuated Signal Timing Optimization for a No-Notice Evacuation: A Simulation Study of Residents near the Phillips 66 Oil Refinery in Wood River, Illinois”. Dr. Ryan Fires, is the advisor for this master thesis work.

Photo of Md Toushik Ahmed Niloy with his award winning poster at 2017 Graduate Student Symposium.

The abstract posted to the Symposium webpage further describes the topic:

"The determination...

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