College of EngineeringDepartment of Civil and Environmental EngineeringResearch and Outreach

Research and Outreach

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SCC Girder TestBoth the students and faculty of the Auburn University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering benefit from active involvement with following research and outreach centers.  Most of the department's research is conducted through the National Center for Asphalt Technology or the Highway Research Center.

Research Centers

Recent Research News

Jose Vasconcelos
CEE professor tapped to research water resources in Israel
Jose Vasconcelos, associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is one of 32 researchers selected by the Jewish National Fund-USA to travel to Israel for its 2023 Summer Faculty Fellowship Program. Funded by the Jewish National Fund-USA’s Boruchin Center and individual donors, the tour is a fully paid intensive program for full-time academics from leading American universities. 
5/16/23 8:00 AM
From left, Paul Schmitz of the Tensar Corporation, Ben Bowers, assistant professor in civil and environmental engineering, Jeffrey LaMondia, associate professor in civil and environmental engineering, and Tommy James of the Tensar Corporation.
Professors' work with roadway resiliency honored by national organization
Jeffrey LaMondia and Benjamin Bowers were recently awarded the Resilient Roads Roundtable’s Innovators and Influencers Award.
5/4/23 11:00 AM
The Auburn Alumni Engineering Council was established in 1965 and is a group of Auburn Engineering alumni who work together to support the vision and goals of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.
Auburn Alumni Engineering Council inducts Class of 2028
The Auburn Alumni Engineering Council inducted seven new members to the group during its annual spring meeting April 14 in the Brown-Kopel Center.
5/2/23 4:05 PM
Matthew Yarnold
#GINNing Podcast: Hey Yarnold!
On Jan. 1, Matt Yarnold, associate professor of structural engineering, took charge of Auburn University's Advanced Structural Engineering Laboratory (ASEL) as director.    Find out how that whole thing's working out on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast.
4/28/23 3:00 PM
Maggie Nelson (left) and Yoorae Noh extrude recycled filament and feed it into a new spool.
CPAC gives used 3D printing filament new life through recycling program
Through ReMake, the Center for Polymers and Advanced Composites is collecting 3D printing waste and recycling it into filament that can be redistributed to labs across campus.
4/21/23 12:50 PM