Rose-Hulman Civil Engineering Students Seeking Design Project Ideas 

Rose-Hulman Civil Engineering Students Seeking Design Project Ideas 

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (Jan. 11, 2022) – First-year civil engineering students at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology are gearing up to work on design projects in the spring. They are currently seeking ideas from Wabash Valley citizens and community groups.

Typical projects include parking lot designs, solutions for drainage and traffic problems, site development layouts, floor plans for small buildings, and designs for athletic fields, playgrounds, and park projects.

Each project is completed by the students in nine weeks. The spring quarter begins on March 7.

As first-year students, the students have limited engineering skills, but they always show a lot of enthusiasm and creativity, and provide a genuine service to the community.  Civil engineering professors Namita Shrestha and Matthew Lovell are expecting to have students working on 11 different projects.

Person with project ideas should contact Lovell at 812-877-8318 or send a message to with a project description by February 18.

About Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 

Founded in 1874, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is dedicated to preparing its students with the world’s best undergraduate science, engineering and mathematics education in an environment infused with innovation, intellectual rigor and individualized attention. The institute is consistently recognized nationally as an elite STEM school for distinctions that include faculty excellence, return on investment, value-added, and career services. Career placement is near 100 percent year after year. Located in Terre Haute, Indiana, Rose-Hulman has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 undergraduate students and nearly 100 graduate students. Learn more at