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Mar 9, 2023

Graduate Student Spotlight: Ariadne Palma Parra

Ariadne Palma Parra is a fourth-year Ph.D. student with a concentration in earthquake structural engineering. She grew up in Barranquilla, Colombia, and has lived in North Carolina since the end… 

Nov 30, 2022

CCEE Ph.D. candidate receives inaugural Goodnight Doctoral Fellowship

CCEE Ph.D. candidate Jessi Thangjitham is one of 30 NC State students who have been awarded an inaugural Goodnight Doctoral Fellowship. The award recognizes Thangjitham’s academic success as a civil engineering… 

Aug 19, 2022

CCEE graduate student awarded fellowship from EERI/FEMA

CCEE Ph.D. candidate Jessi Thangjitham was one of two graduate students awarded the 2022-2023 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) Graduate… 

Aug 9, 2022

CCEE students introduce young girls to engineering concepts through camp

While the number of women in engineering occupations has continued to grow over the last four decades, women still only represent about 15% of the engineering workforce, according to data… 

Jul 15, 2022

CCEE faculty, students gain valuable insights at 12NCEE

Eight CCEE undergraduate students, eight graduate students and three faculty members — Drs. Mervyn Kowalsky, Ashly Cabas and Andy Ziccareli — journeyed to Salt Lake City, Utah, on June 27… 

Jun 23, 2022

Graduate Student Spotlight: Jessi Thangjitham

Jessi Thangjitham is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate with a concentration in structural and earthquake engineering. She grew up in Blacksburg, Virginia, and is advised by Dr. Mervyn Kowalsky. Thangjitham serves…