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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 2014. If you are able to help, please contact Therese Lane at 520.621.6563 or theresel(at)


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...

Homecoming 2014

This past weekend, the University of Arizona held its 100th Homecoming Celebration.Celebrations started on Friday, November 7, with the Engineers Breakfast. Photos of the breakfast and winners can be viewed online here.The College of Engineering also launched the following brand new Women in Engineering video:

Shake Table Testing

In order to test the performance of an innovative seismic response reduction system, the Inertial force-limiting Floor Anchorage System (IFAS system), a four-story half-scale concrete building structure was tested at the large outdoor shake table at NEES@UCSD. Three phases were performed in the testing program: Phase 1: Rocking wall structure with the IFAS systemPhase 2: Rocking wall structure with a traditional floor anchoragePhase 3: Traditional shear wall structure with high strength...

QuakeWrap being honored by Congressman Ron Barber

QuakeWrap Inc, is honored to be recently visited by Congressman Ron Barber. During Congressman Barber's visit, company president Mo Ehsani discussed QuakeWrap's history, and its growth from a novel idea to a successful business that has created numerous jobs, and has drastically increased sales in both the US and in multiple international markets. Mo explained that QuakeWrap's innovative FRP products and technologies have a wide variety of applications, and can be used to repair and strengthen...

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