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O’Rourke awarded EERI George W. Housner Medal

O’Rourke awarded EERI George W. Housner Medal

October 30, 2015

Professor Thomas O’Rourke of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering will be presented with the George W. Housner Medal at the 2016 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Annual... read more

Brutsaert awarded highest honor from AGU

Brutsaert awarded highest honor from AGU

August 17, 2015

Wilfried Brutsaert, the William L. Lewis Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been awarded the 2015 William Bowie Medal – the highest honor from the American Geophysical Union. read more

ESW Biofuels team wins design competition

May 6, 2015

Cornell Engineering’s Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) Biofuels Team recently took first place in a design competition held as part of the 2015 ESW National Conference in Rochester, NY. read more

Recent CEE Faculty Recognitions

Recent CEE Faculty Recognitions

April 9, 2015

CEE faculty members receive recognition for outstanding contributions read more

Cornell CEE Programs Rank in the Top 10 in U.S. News & World Report

Cornell CEE Programs Rank in the Top 10 in U.S. News & World Report

April 2, 2015

CEE undergraduate and graduate programs are again among the top 10 in the nation, as surveyed by U.S. News & World Report read more

Study: Global rainfall satellites require massive overhaul

Study: Global rainfall satellites require massive overhaul

February 12, 2015

A Cornell study warns that the existing system of space-based rainfall observation satellites requires a serious overhaul or many countries, particularly in the developing world, could face major... read more

Liu Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

Liu Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

February 11, 2015

CEE Director Philip Liu has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in recognition of his coastal engineering research, education, computer modeling, and leadership in... read more

ASCE Rudolph Hering Medal

ASCE Rudolph Hering Medal

January 22, 2015

CEE senior lecturer Monroe Weber-Shirk, CEE professor Leonard Lion, and four of their students have been selected to receive the 2015 Rudolph Hering Medal. read more

O’Rourke Chosen to Deliver Terzaghi Lecture

O’Rourke Chosen to Deliver Terzaghi Lecture

January 22, 2015

CEE professor Thomas O’Rourke has been chosen by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Geo-Institute Board of Governors to present the 2016 Karl Terzaghi Lecture read more