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Welcome to the University of Arizona Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics.

Our department's mission statement is:

We are committed to work together and with our constituencies to provide a quality educational experience for our students, to pursue excellence in research, and to serve the profession, state, and nation.

Please browse through our website and discover how CEEM is the place to start your career as an engineer.


UA Civil Engineering Alumni at Helm of ASCE

The University of Arizona department of civil engineering and engineering mechanics is celebrating the election of alumna Kristina Swallow as 2017 president-elect of the American Society of Civil Engineers, close on the heels of 2016 president Mark Woodson. Swallow, who received her UA bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1994, will be the fourth woman elected president of the ASCE since its founding in 1852 and the first to succeed another woman in the position. Woodson earned his...

CEEM Researchers Part of UA's First NSF I-Corps Cohort

Associate professor Jennifer G. Duan and PhD student Jaeho Shim compose one of seven teams in the University of Arizona's first group of National Science Foundation Innovation Corps site participants. Their software, CHRE2D, simulates flood inundation processes, allowing the general public and working engineers to view and track flood impact areas through the internet in real time. The UA NSF I-Corps site program, run by Tech Launch Arizona, offers a three-week course on commercialization and...

Spring 2016 Construction Engineering Management Program Update from Dean Papajohn

The academic year just ended, and a lot has happened in the Construction Engineering Management program at UA. Industry has been extremely engaged with students and the CEM program, and our CEM students have been extremely engaged with industry. This spring we offered a new course, CE483: Construction Cost Estimating, with 27 students enrolled. This course provided hands-on training in quantity take-off and cost estimating for a variety of construction tasks. In addition to a construction site...

CEEM Announces Spring 2016 Outstanding Students

The UA College of Engineering honored outstanding seniors, graduate students and teaching assistants for the spring 2016 semester at a luncheon on May 2. Among them were the following superlative CEEM students: Senior Luis Valdez, nominated by professor Tribikram Kundu. Graduate student Jaeho Shim, nominated by associate professor Jennifer Duan. Graduate teaching assistant Anshul Agarwal, nominated by professor Robert Fleischman and graduating senior Abigail Davidson. More information about...

Distinguished Chapter Award for UA ASCE

The University of Arizona Society of Civil Engineers has received a 2016 Distinguished Chapter Award for Region 8 from the American Society of Civil Engineers. The award is presented annually to the most outstanding student organization in the region, based upon engineering components, chapter involvement and impact. The UA chapter was recommended by the Committee on Student Members based on activities recorded in their 2015 annual report. They will receive a plaque recognizing their...

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