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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.

We are looking for a sponsor for Homecoming 2015. If you are able to help, please contact Therese Lane at 520.621.6563 or theresel(at)


Engineering Design Day 2015 A Success

Engineering Design Day at the University of Arizona was a success this year!The goal of this project is to design a multipurpose three-story building that creates a new hub for businesses and student housing. Located in the West University Historic District, the building blends into the historic neighborhood's architectural features. The project encompasses a complete transportation, hydrological, structural, and geotechnical design of the building and site while adhering to all...

What Floats Your Boat?

Article from UA News website, and may be found here.UA engineering students hosted the American Society of Civil Engineers Pacific Southwest Conference recently, drawing more than 1,000 students from 18 universities to test their technical, teamwork and creative skills in various competitions over several days.A highlight was the concrete-canoe races, held at Silverbell Lake before an enthusiastic crowd. The annual event challenges students' knowledge, creativity and stamina, while showcasing...

CEEM Grad awarded UA Outstanding Student Leader Award

During the 2015 UofA Club Awards banquet on March 26, 2015, Andisheh Ranjbari was granted the “Outstanding Student Leader Award” for her exceptional achievements as President of ITE (Institute of Transportation Engineers). Andisheh would like to thank:the loyal ITE members who stay by the ITE officers’ side and keep the club alive, the team, especially Mehdi and Shu for all the time and efforts they have put into ITE, the club adviser Dr. Wu for always keeping them on the right track and giving...

City of Tucson, UA develop system to help with traffic signal timing

Article from KGUN9 News website, and may be found here.TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - It's a problem that plagues thousands of Tucson drivers: trying to get from one side of town to the other during rush hour traffic and hitting nothing but red lights."I don't drive on Speedway if I don't have to," said Tucson driver Maryann Webb.But less drive time may be in your future."I'd like to see a change," said Tucson driver Justin McNeill. "I think that'd be great. I think everyone would."The City of Tucson has...

App Could Be Your Map for Solving Traffic

Article from the UA News website, and may be found here.Metropia technology inventor and UA faculty member Yi-Chang Chiu. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)A UA-developed technology that gives commuters incentives to help improve traffic flow has received a patent with the aid of Tech Launch Arizona.An invention by a University of Arizona professor to increase the efficiency of transportation systems while easing traffic congestion has received a patent with the assistance of Tech...

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