News Archive

Dr. Henry (Hank) Christiansen retires

Renowned civil engineering professor retires after nearly 50 years of service

- Melanie Brook

Liquefaction Research From BYU Being Used to Rebuild Christchurch, New Zealand

Fig. 1 Photograph showing formation of “sand volcano” as a result of blast induced liquefaction and upward flow of water to the ground surface in unimproved ground. The upward flow of water brings sand grains to the surface.

BYU Code Camp a whole lot of fun

Teens gather for a series of coding activities in the BYU Engineering Computer Lab.

June 11, 2013
“Look at that—look at that! That’s beautiful!

Dr Kyle Rollins Receives James Cooper Award at 7th National Seismic Conference

Seventh National Seismic Conference on Bridges & Highways

Rollins Receives James Cooper Award at 7th National Seismic Conference

BYU Steel Bridge Takes First Place at Rocky Mountain Conference

For the second year in a row, the BYU Steel Bridge team took first place at the annual Rocky Mountain Conference.

ACI Scholarship Recipient Joseph Yaede

Mr. Joseph Yaede received a $2000 scholarship from the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Intermountain Chapter at its annual awards banquet held in Salt Lake City on March 13, 2013.

How highway bridges sing – or groan – in the rain to reveal their health

Just a drop of water can indicate the stability of a bridge

Dr. Rollins Receives UDOT Trailblazer Award

Rollins was honored at the annual Research Workshop lunch. Last year’s winner, Blaine Leonard praised Rollins for his contribution to a broad range of research topic areas and for the innovative and creative ways he has accomplished that research.

Dr. Saito appointed Chair of the ASCE Street and Highway Operations Committee

The Board of Directors of the Transportation and Development Institute (T&DI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently approved the appointment of Dr.

Dr. James Nelson Named 2012 Phi Kappa Phi Distinguished Lecturer

Nelson has been named the recipient of the 2012 Phi Kappa Phi Distinguished Faculty Lectureship. Prof. Nelson attended BYU from 1982 to 1994, earning his bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees in civil and environmental engineering.

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