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Welcome to the University of Arizona Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics.

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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.

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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...

CEEM Professor partners with Austin, TX

CEEM Professor Yi-Chang Chiu recently partnered with the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority to unveil "Metropia", an app that rewards drivers for driving in less-congested roads. The "Metropia" APP is unveiled in Austin - to ease congestionArticle from KLBJ website, and may be found here.The Metropia Ecosystem is specifically designed to involve and connect all stakeholders region-wide, with benefits for everyone involved in the program.Commuters use Metropia Mobile to help make informed...

"A" Mountain

Article from UA History website, and may be found here.It was a sensational 7-6 Arizona football victory over Pomona College on Thanksgiving Day, November 6, 1914, that led to the building of the "A" on Sentinel Peak, west of Tucson.In what was doubtless a burst of enthusiastic pride for his alma mater, Albert H. Condron, a member of the 1914 team and a civil engineering student, suggested to one of his professors that a class assignment be made to survey Sentinel Peak for the location of an "A...

ASCE: Woodson is New President-Elect; 22 Other National Officers Elected

Congratulations to CEEM Alum Mark Woodson for his new office position!---Article from ASCE website, and may be found here.Mark W. Woodson, P.E., L.S., D.WRE, F.ASCE, president and owner of  Woodson Engineering & Surveying, Inc., of Flagstaff, Arizona, which he founded in 1994, has been elected ASCE’s new president-elect by its members. Woodson, whose 43-year involvement with the Society began as a student at the University of Arizona, has served as ASCE’s treasurer (2007-2009), director for...

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