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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.


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.

Ranjbari Takes Third at Grad Slam

Doctoral student Andisheh Ranjbari – recent recipient of the Eno Center for Transportation's Rodney E. Slater Award – placed third out of almost 60 competitors in the 2016 UA Grad Slam competition for her three-minute presentation "Flexpress: A New Intercity Public Transit Service." For her efforts, she won $1,000 from the UA Office of Research and Discovery, as well as a spot in the state tournament on April 16.The race against time was not the biggest challenge, Ranjbari said. "The hardest...

Ehsani's QuakeWrap StifPipe an Innovation Standout

The American Society of Civil Engineers has announced the winners of its first ASCE Innovation Contest, and StifPipe, a technology created by Professor Emeritus Mo Ehsani's QuakeWrap Inc., was named Best Value in Green Engineering.StifPipe, called the "world's first 'green' and sustainable pipe," consists of a lightweight honeycomb core covered with carbon- or glass-fiber-reinforced polymer. It is easily manufactured to any shape or size, does not corrode and weighs less than traditional pipes.

Design Day Is on the Way!

UA Engineering Design Day 2016 is fast approaching. On Tuesday, May 3, seniors from every single department in the College of Engineering – including CEEM – will gather on the UA Mall and in the Student Union to present their capstone design projects. Join us from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. to check out more than 100 student projects. New this year: Download the free UA Engineering Design Day app for iPhone or for Android.

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