Abdullah Nafakh Receives Purdue Professional Development Scholarship

Abdullah Nafakh Receives Purdue Professional Development Scholarship


Abdullah J. Nafakh, a CCAT Ph.D. student, was part of a 3-person team that received a Professional Development Scholarship from Purdue University. The team taught a high school summer course titled, ‘Resiliency and Sustainability in Civil Engineering’. Part of the course addressed the benefits anticipated from connected and

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CCAT Students Runner-Up in Climate Change Competition

CCAT Students Runner-Up in Climate Change Competition


Two students under the CCAT grant, Abdullah Nafakh and Isaiah Mwamba, were recently awarded runner-up in the Purdue Climate Change Research Video Competition. Their video, titled “Infrastructure and the Environment: A Love-Hate Relationship”, argues that Transportation Engineers have the capability to turn this into a “Love-Love Story” by

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CCAT Sponsored Research Paper Selected as Editor’s Choice by ASCE Journal

CCAT Sponsored Research Paper Selected as Editor’s Choice by ASCE Journal


Highway agencies continue to seek knowledge of the changes in infrastructure design and management that may be needed to facilitate connected and automated vehicle (CAV) operations. Things may have just gotten a little easier for them with a research paper from CCAT consortium member,

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CCAT Student has been awarded Civil Engineering Best Dissertation Award

CCAT Student has been awarded Civil Engineering Best Dissertation Award


Our CCAT student Sikai “Sky” Chen has been awarded the Spring/Summer 2019 Civil Engineering Best Dissertation Award at Purdue! This award by the Purdue Lyles School of Civil Engineering recognizes the best doctoral dissertation in the school including demonstrated excellence in the dissertation research through

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