Construction Management Archives

Jun 07, 2023
  • Ken Buday

DRONES FOR DOT

A team of East Carolina University researchers has shown how the N.C. Department of Transportation can use unmanned aerial vehicles to increase safety and efficiency. Dr. Zhen Zhu, associate professor...

May 05, 2023
  • Ken Buday

SPECIAL DAY

A sea of purple-clad Pirates walked into Minges Coliseum to be honored as new graduates of East Carolina University. The College of Engineering and Technology hosted its 2023 Spring Graduate...

Feb 15, 2023
  • Ken Buday

HELP WANTED

As Josue Arteaga nears his graduation from East Carolina University, he knows exactly what he wants to do. “I want to become a good leader, a supervisor everyone can count...

Feb 13, 2023
  • Ken Buday

ALL ON BOARD

ECU College of Engineering and Technology students have a new tool to stay up to date with college events and student organizations. The college’s Student Success Center started use this...

Nov 14, 2022
  • Kenneth Buday

ECU’s Akhnoukh addresses international road conference

Dr. Amin Akhnoukh, associate professor in East Carolina University’s Department of Construction Management, provided a keynote address during the International Road Federation (IRF) Global Asia-Pacific Regional Congress, and Malaysian Road...

Jul 25, 2022
  • Kenneth Buday

ECU’s Kirk receives national Associated General Contractors scholarship

East Carolina University senior construction management student Helena Kirk has received a national scholarship from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) organization. The Associated General Contractors Research and Education...

Nov 18, 2021
  • Kenneth Buday

New leadership council gives students a voice

Dr. Harry Ploehn walked into a room full of students, but it wasn’t to teach or lecture. It was to listen. The dean of East Carolina University’s College of Engineering...

Oct 28, 2021
  • Kenneth Buday

Forum showcases new construction technology for ECU students

Hammers, nails and screwdrivers remain basic tools for any construction worker. However, the toolbelt of today’s construction project manager can include laser scanners, drones, robots and artificial intelligence. Students in...

Oct 18, 2021
  • Kenneth Buday

Research of ECU construction management professor recognized

Safety of construction workers has long been a problem, and the issue is something that drives Dr. Mostafa Namian, assistant professor in East Carolina University’s Department of Construction Management. “The...

Oct 12, 2021
  • Kenneth Buday

ECU construction students help with STEM youth program

Grayson Elks took careful steps in placing the beam upon his structure. “I like to build,” he said. But the structure started to collapse. The marshmallow foundation lost its shape,...