Sustainable Construction Engineering

Simmons Receives ASCE’s Editor’s Choice from a Third Journal

Denise R. Simmons, Ph.D., a civil engineering associate professor in the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE), recently had a manuscript featured as the Editor’s Choice in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Journal of Civil Engineering… Read More

ARPA-E Supports Ferraro $1.1 Million to Research Boron Concrete to Mitigate Neutron-Induced Expansion

Chris Ferraro, ESSIE Assistant Professor

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program has awarded $1.1 million to Christopher Ferraro, Ph.D., P.E., to perform research on the prevention of damage on concrete used to house nuclear reactors. When concrete is exposed… Read More

Virtually Improving Emergency Response Training with NSF Award

Eric Jing Du, Ph.D., associate professor of civil engineering in the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE), along with colleagues from Texas A&M University and Virginia Tech, has been awarded a $999,327 grant by the National Science Foundation’s… Read More