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Oct 19, 2023

CCEE researchers tackle rail decarbonization with innovative A-STEP software tool

As the effects of climate change grow ever present in our everyday lives, engineers and other researchers are constantly seeking new and innovative ways to cut down our carbon footprint… 

Oct 2, 2023

CCEE Post-Doc wins first place in NC State pitch competition

CCEE Post-Doctoral Research Scholar Harleen Sandhu won first place in the NC State Postdoctoral Association’s Postdoc Pitch Competition on September 21. The event, which was held as part of National Postdoc… 

Jun 29, 2023

New tool predicts crop yields in the Southeast

CCEE researchers have developed a computer model that forecasts yield for four key crops in the southeastern United States: cotton, corn, sorghum and soybeans. The tool is designed to help… 

Apr 25, 2023

New tools capture economic benefit of restoring urban streams

CCEE Associate Professor Daniel Obenour, Teaching Assistant Professor Jonathan Miller, and an interdisciplinary team of researchers have developed a suite of tools to estimate the total economic value of improving… 

Dec 2, 2022

Tracking COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, researchers are taking a look at our waste — specifically regional wastewater — to get a better view of outbreaks and trends to help ensure… 

Nov 18, 2022

Research update: How does chronic shallow flooding affect coastal communities?

The frequency of flooding in coastal communities is increasing, even when there is not a storm. These floods go by many names — sunny day floods, high tide floods, nuisance…