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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.


Construction Engineering Management Program Update from Dean Papajohn

December 22, 2015 2015 has been a great year for the Construction Engineering Management (CEM) program at U of A. Industry support has been strong and student interest is high. This fall the CE381-Construction Management class has the largest enrollment (27 students) since the course started in 2012. Industry input is a vital part of the program, from course objectives, to guest speakers, and site visits. Some highlights from CE381 this fall include: Site visits to Tucson airport air...

ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship

ExxonMobil, one of the world’s largest publicly traded International oil & gas companies, has partnered with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) to create fellowships in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) for Hispanic college students. Through HHF’s Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) program, ExxonMobil seeks to nurture motivated college students across the country, with a passion for Engineering and Science. Selected students will be exposed to a top quality...

CEEM Professor & Alumnus Receive D. Grant Mickle Award

Professor Larry Head, alumnus Felipe Ladrón de Guevara and former professor Mark Hickman have received the 2016 D. Grant Mickle Award from the Transportation Research Board for their paper “Resonant Cycles Under Various Intersection Spacing, Speeds, and Traffic Signal Operational Treatments.” From left, Hickman, Ladrón de Guevera and Head accept the award on Jan. 11 at TRB’s 95th annual meeting in Washington, D.C., where they also attended the TRB Chairman’s luncheon on Jan. 13. Established in...

CEEM's Homecoming Weekend a Success

Our department was certainly busy over the weekend, hosting both the Centennial Awards Luncheon on Friday and the 10th Annual Homecoming BBQ on Saturday. The Luncheon was held at 12pm at Hotel Congress in the heart of downtown where the winners of the 2015 Centennial Awards were recognized. Mark Woodson, Brian Dolan, and Robert Turton were the recipients of the Distinguished Alumni award; Jorge Villalobos was this year's Outstanding Young Alumni; and Dr. Philip Newlin, who passed away in 1995,...

CEEM Homecoming BBQ Time Released

Homecoming is right around the corner and the time of our BBQ has been confirmed! Please join us at 10:00am on Saturday, October 24th in the CEEM courtyard for festivities, friends, and food. The Homecoming game against Washington State will kickoff at 1pm. If you haven't already, please RSVP for the BBQ at the following link:'ll see you there!         Homecoming BBQ 2014

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