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Aug 14, 2023

New research shows self-driving cars can make traffic slower

A new study finds that “connected” vehicles, which share data with each other wirelessly, significantly improve travel time through intersections – but automated vehicles can actually slow down travel time… 

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… 

Apr 12, 2023

Six graduate students face off in CCEE’s 6th Annual Three Minute Thesis Competition

Six CCEE Ph.D. students competed in the department’s 6th Annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition on April 10 at Fitts-Woolard Hall, presenting their research to an audience of judges and… 

Mar 20, 2023

2023 EWC Graduate Research Symposium brings together more than 100 researchers, scholars

About 120 students, faculty and guests gathered in Duke Energy Hall at Hunt Library to discuss pressing issues and innovative research at the 2023 Environmental, Water Resources, and Coastal Engineering… 

Mar 9, 2023

Research update: How can we measure material properties using a small test specimen?

Materials that can withstand extreme temperatures are used in jet engines, nuclear power plants and many civil engineering structures. The development process of these materials is expensive and time-consuming because… 

Mar 6, 2023

Civil engineering student Emi Boldor travels to Qatar to study impact of 2022 World Cup on local infrastructure

Written by Emi Boldor Emi Boldor, who is double majoring in civil engineering and international studies, is a National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenges Scholar, a Park Scholar and a Benjamin Franklin…