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Cal Poly’s concrete canoe took first place in design for the fifth year in a row at the National Concrete Canoe Competition held June 20-22 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Ill. The event, sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers, drew 23 collegiate teams from across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

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Cal Poly’s Engineering Student Council president Michael Waddington announced recipients of the group’s annual outstanding faculty awards at a reception held Thursday, May 30 for faculty, staff, students and guests. The awards were based on the results of a collegewide student survey.

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Featured Projects

An exciting research project is underway related to the development of compaction procedures for optimum placement of wastes in municipal solid waste landfills. Laboratory tests have been conducted at Cal Poly as part of the study to investigate the fundamental influence of moisture addition on compaction characteristics for manufactured wastes. » read more about Trash Talk