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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.


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...

Alumna Up for ASCE Presidency

Kristina Swallow, who received her bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from UA in 1994, is running for president of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Swallow is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Nevada and currently serves as engineering program manager for the city of Las Vegas. Previously, she worked in the office of U.S. Senator Tom Udall and owned a consulting firm. She has been involved in ASCE since 1998 and believes that, in order to achieve the Vision of 2025,...

Kudos to CEEM's da Vinci Scholar

The UA College of Engineering has named its 10 da Vinci Scholars for 2016 – and among them is civil engineering major Gabriel Simon Mitchell. Congratulations to this exceptional student, who will be recognized alongside the College's da Vinci Fellow in a special reception in May.

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