InTrans / Aug 02, 2021
Ceylan appointed Pitt-Des Moines Inc. Professor in Civil Engineering
Halil Ceylan, Program for Sustainable Pavement Engineering and Research (PROSPER) Director, was named the Pitt-Des Moines Inc. (PDM) Professor in Civil Engineering by the Iowa State University (ISU) Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering (CCEE).
“This is truly a well-deserved recognition of your outstanding contributions and commitment to the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, the College of Engineering, and Iowa State,” read the announcement of the appointment.
PDM contributed $1 million to the ISU Foundation in 2001 to establish the Pitt-Des Moines Inc. Endowed Professorship in Civil Engineering. This endowed faculty position was the first for CCEE and focuses on steel construction education and research.
InTrans Research Scientist Real-Time Analytics of Transportation Data (REACTOR) Laboratory Codirector Anuj Sharma was previously appointed the PDM professorship in 2019.