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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.

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In Memoriam: Margaret Petersen, P.E., F.ASCE, Hon.D.WRE

Article from AAWRE website and may be found here.Margaret Petersen1920 - 2013 Margaret S. Petersen, P.E., F.ASCE, Hon.D.WRE, a significant pioneer in hydraulics and water resources engineering passed away on January 18 at the age of 92. Ms. Petersen was elected as an inaugural Honorary Diplomate of AAWRE in 2005 and has maintained a long and distinguished history of committee leadership within ASCE and EWRI. Ms. Petersen worked for 35 years on various projects for the U.S. Army Corps of...

Retirement of Three CEEM Faculty Members

Last Monday, January 29th, the CEEM department honored three remarkable faculty members for all they have done while at the department: Mohammed Ehsani, Muniram Budhu, and Mark Hickman.Below are pictures taken at the commemoration.

UA Engineering to Help Tucson Become Smarter City

Article from College of Engineering website, and may be found here.Smarter than the average city: IBM has selected Tucson, Ariz., to receive a Smarter Cities Challenge Grant. "As water provider to a desert community, Tucson Water has long been at the forefront of managing water resources," said Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild. IBM recently awarded a Smarter Cities Challenge Grant to the city of Tucson and Tucson Water, who will work with UA Engineering on technology to improve water...

CEEM Alum honored for 40 Under 40

Department alum Dr. Alejandro Angel was named a Tucson 40 Under 40  recipient by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Arizona Daily Star. The 40 Under 40 recognizes individuals under the age of 40 who have demonstrated community leadership and potential for future contributions. Alejandro earned his PhD in 2008 and was named a department Outstanding Young Alumni in 2011. Dr. Angel is currently a vice president of Psomas Engineering and leads their transportation, construction...

UA Professor Uses Aerospace Materials to Build Endless Green Pipeline

Article from University of Arizona News website and may be found here.  QuakeWrap president Mo Ehsani, professor emeritus of civil engineering at the UA, demonstrates carbon laminate honeycomb pipe sections of various sizes built at his facility in Tucson, Ariz.  Carbon fiber fabric and lightweight honeycomb materials, plus a mobile manufacturing platform, make infinite pipeline technology cheaper and greener while boosting local economies. Mo Ehsani, professor emeritus of civil engineering ...

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