April 29, 2013
For the 14th time in 17 years, Cal Poly civil engineering students will be representing the ASCE Pacific Southwest Conference (PSWC) at the national level. The school’s concrete canoe and steel bridge teams led Cal Poly to a fourth consecutive regional title at the conference, which was held April 4-6 at USC and Loyola Marymount University.
April 10, 2013
Aaron Opdyke, president of the Cal Poly student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), has been named the 2013 recipient of the Student Founders’ Award by EWB-USA.
Nov. 7, 2012
Cal Poly civil engineering and city and regional planning undergraduate and graduate students presented ideas for a plaza for pedestrians and buses in downtown San Luis Obispo at an event on Thursday, Nov. 15.
Oct. 23, 2012
With global projects in India, Thailand and Nicaragua, Engineers Without Borders-Cal Poly recently undertook another project closer to home: hosting Engineers Without Borders’ (EWB) West Coast regional conference on campus Oct. 19-21. The event drew more than 250 attendees.
March 29, 2012
No gold was left behind as Cal Poly collected every award at the concrete canoe and steel bridge events at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Pacific South West Regional Conference held March 22-24.
Feb. 22, 2012
Civil and environmental engineering professor Samuel A. Vigil was elected as a fellow of the Air & Waste Management Association and will be recognized at the group's 105th Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas in June.
Jan. 30, 2012
The novel tribute was officially “unveiled” at Casting Day on campus, where the two-time national championship team was joined by numerous team alumni and industry sponsors to prepare canoe castings for the new season of competition.
Jan. 26, 2012
The concrete canoe, Cetacea, which floated Cal Poly to the top of the National Concrete Canoe Competition last year is currently on display at the World of Concrete convention.
June 22, 2011
March 27, 2009
Are you an ENVE Alum? Join us at the 40-year Celebration!
Feb. 23, 2009
Dr. Edward C. Sullivan Professor Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs 1944 – 2009
July 24, 2008
In the fall of 2006, Rod Simpson, P.E., Division Manager of Technology for USS POSCO Industries (UPI) and a 1976 Cal Poly alumnus (Engineering Technology) was tasked to assemble a project team to lead the environmental permitting, design and construction of a new state-of-the-art $137M American Petroleum Institute (API) Line Pipe Manufacturing Plant in Pittsburg, California.
June 30, 2008
A perennial winner at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Pacific Southwest Regional Conference, Cal Poly again dominated the contest with first place wins in six events, including Concrete Canoe. Cal Poly took first place overall at the conference for the eleventh time out of the past 12 years.
May 22, 2007
The National Science Foundation has awarded Cal Poly $190,500 to acquire a 110,000 lb (500 kN) capacity materials testing machine manufactured by MTS Systems Corporation.
May 10, 2007
Cal Poly engineering students from the Society of Civil Engineers placed first against 16 other universities in the 2007 Pacific Southwest Regional Conference (PSWRC), Concrete Canoe event and third in the conference overall.
May 3, 2007
Popsicle sticks and water-based glue. Those were the only materials allowed in the recent bridge-building contest sponsored by Cal Poly Society of Civil Engineers (SCE).
May 2, 2007
Kiewit, a leader in heavy construction responsible for building some of the most modern and technically challenging bridges in North America, is set to be the new sponsor of a civil engineering lab on campus.
April 24, 2007
Cal Poly Engineers Without Borders set out to improve conditions in Nueva Vida, where most of the 12,000 residents are refugees from Hurricane Mitch, and unemployment is near 80%.
April 24, 2007
13 students have joined the effort to help Cal Poly Engineers Without Borders rebuild a struggling community on the Indonesian island of Nias, where less than half of all homes have been rebuilt.
April 24, 2007
In Winter 2007, the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department saw the addition of two new faculty members: Dr. Sudeshna Mitra, a professor in the field of transportation and Dr. Tryg Lundquist, a specialist in environmental engineering.
March 16, 2007
The Society of Civil Engineers (SCE) entered a winning design in the “City of the Future” challenge.
March 15, 2007
ENVE professor Hal Cota receives award for his outstanding service to the Air & Waste Management Association.