CvEE Department News

2017 Summer Transportation Camp

July 10-14, 2017 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. daily Audience: 2017-2018 9th grade boys and girls Explore engineering in this week-long event[...]

Olympiad CvEEN 2017 Team

A team from the CvEEN Department organized the Towers Event during the 2017 Science Olympiad on Saturday April 15th. The[...]

2017 ASCE Conference

Early April, the University of Utah Student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers proudly hosted the annual Rocky[...]

Undergraduate Students Win Water Environment Association of Utah Student Design Competition

Team members Dani Zebelean, Jenny Calderon, Heather Christensen and Collin Miller. Each team was given a problem that required students[...]

Faculty Receives Award from Utah Department of Transportation

Dr. Pedro Romero, faculty in Civil Engineering, was presented with the Utah Department of Transportation Trailblazer Award during the 2017[...]

Eno Future Leaders Conference

Graduate student Anusha Musunuru has been selected by the Board of Regents of the Eno Center for Transportation to participate[...]

Civil Student Selected as UROP Scholar for 2017

Gemma Clark has been selected as one of four Dee Foundation UROP Scholars for 2017, for her project entitled “Rainwater[...]


Utah’s growth in the technology sector continues to skyrocket, and engineering colleges around the state are doing everything they can[...]

Student Receives Award from the Utah Asphalt Paving Association

Abu Sufian Mohammad Asib, a Ph.D. candidate in Transportation under the supervision of Dr. Romero, received an award from the[...]

ITE Student Chapter wins Data Collection Fund

The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) student chapter recently won the 2017 Utah ITE data collection fund. The project will[...]

Forbes Recognizes McDonald as One of “30 Under 30”

The 28-year-old University of Utah civil and environmental engineering assistant professor, who also is a faculty member in the U’s[...]

New Grant for Carbon Capture

New Grant for Carbon Capture[...]

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Smog-Eating Concrete Panels

Dr. Amanda Bordelon and her students Catalina Arboleda and James Holt constructed “smog-eating” concrete panels for the 6th floor roof[...]

Outstanding Teacher — Steven Burian

Outstanding Teacher — Steven Burian[...]

Student Presented DNDO Award

Student Presented DNDO Award[...]

2016 Transportation Camp

2016 Transportation Camp [...]

ITE Student Chapter Receives Award

ITE Student Chapter Receives Award [...]

Dr. Porter Speaks at 2nd Serbian Road Congress

Dr. Porter Speaks at 2nd Serbian Road Congress[...]

Rapid Repair of Severely Damaged Concrete Columns after an Earthquake

Repair of damaged bridge columns following an earthquake is a good alternative to replacement; benefits include cost savings, reduction in[...]

University of Utah Steel Bridge Team Advances to the National Competition

On Saturday, April 2, the University of Utah’s Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers earned a spot[...]

Eno Future Leaders Conference

Graduate student Ivana Tasic has been selected by the Board of Regents of the Eno Center for Transportation to participate[...]

Dr. Bordelon Receives Skok Best Paper Award at TRB

Dr. Amanda Bordelon and her student Min Ook Kim received the “Gene Skok Award for Outstanding Paper by a Young[...]

Prof. Cathy Liu Awarded 2016 Educator of the Year

The Utah Chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) awarded its 2016 Educator of the Year to Professor Cathy[...]

Professor Richard J. Porter wins the 2015 Geometric Design Award for Best Paper

The Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Geometric Design Committee awarded its 2015 Best Paper in Geometric Design Award to Professor Richard J.[...]

ITE Student Chapter Awarded Fund

The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) student chapter recently won the 2016 Western ITE data collection fund. Their proposal is[...]

Dr. Michael Barber Talks $1.2M U of U Grant

Officials at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that they are awarding a $1.2 million dollar grant to the[...]

ARTBA Honors Women Leaders in Transportation

Two civil engineering transportation students, Anusha Musunuru and Ivana Tasic, were recently honored from the American Road & Transportation Builders[...]

Professor Joins Board of Water Research

Dr. Ramesh Goel has joined the Editorial Board of Water Research as Associate Editor. Water Research is a leading journal[...]

Outstanding Staff Award — Ryan Schow, supervisor, Nuclear Engineering Program

No one better understands the operations of the University of Utah’s TRIGA nuclear reactor than Ryan Schow. As the reactor[...]

Student Wins Prestigious Award

The Technology Partnership Programs, Universities and Grants Programs has awarded Ph.D. student, Scott Shea, to receive a 2015 Dwight David[...]

2015 Transportation Camp

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Utah hosted the second annual National Transportation Summer Institute Camp[...]

2015’s Best & Worst Cities to be a Driver

Professor Daniel Fagnant was featured in WalletHub’s recent piece about 2015’s best & worst cities to be a driver.  [...]

Using NASA Data to Show How Raindrops Could Save Rupees

Rainwater could save people in India a bucket of money, according to a new study by scientists looking at NASA[...]

U Engineers Create New Water Center

Due to global climate change, mismanagement, politics, inadequate technology, rapid population growth, and economic hardships, Pakistan’s water crisis could go[...]

CE Distinguished Alumni Banquet

The Civil Engineering Alumni Society held their annual banquet on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 to honor contributing members of the[...]

Meet an Inventor Night

Mark your calendars for Meet an Inventor Night, an annual event held by the U’s College of Engineering in which[...]

5 Reasons Self-Driving Taxis are Going to be Amazing

Dr. Daniel Fagnant explains why self-driving cars will help ease traffic patterns in a recent article, 5 reasons self-driving taxis[...]

Student Awarded Alta Sustainability Leadership Award

The University of Utah Sustainability Office and the Alta Environmental Center have awarded Youcan Feng, nominated by Dr. Steven Burian,[...]

Professor Richard J. Porter Awarded 2014 Educator of the Year

The Utah Chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) awarded its 2014 Educator of the Year to Professor Richard[...]

Alumni to Host CE Academy Banquet

This year the CE Academy Banquet will be held on Tuesday, April 28th at the Jewish Community Center in Salt[...]

Civil Student Honored with the Milton Pikarsky Memorial Award

University of Utah civil and environmental engineering student Jeffrey Taylor has devoted four years of research for his master’s thesis[...]

Student Awarded Utah Water Users Association Scholarship

Youcan Feng, Ph.D. candidate in water resources, received one of this year’s Utah Water Users Association scholarships, which is awarded[...]

Dr. Conroy Participates in Research Internship Program

Dr. Otakuye Conroy recently hosted two students from the Native American Research Internship program. The program places Native American undergraduates in[...]

Engineering Day Ready To Host Local Students

The upcoming University of Utah’s annual Engineering Day is designed to leave local high school students with one important thought[...]

UTA Brings Students on Campus for STEM Outreach

UTA, WTS (Women in Transportation Seminar) and the Transportation YOU program, recently brought a group of junior high and high[...]

Using Viruses to Help Clean Wastewater

Just as certain viruses infect humans, there also are viruses that infect only bacteria. Unlike human viruses, however, which are[...]

Dr. Steven Bartlett Presents EPS Geofoam Topics Worldwide

Dr. Steven Bartlett had a busy summer traveling to China and Turkey to present various topics regarding the use of[...]

Amanda May Earns Outstanding Staff Award

Dedicated, hardworking, intelligent, motivated, and successful. These are the words colleagues use to describe Amanda May as she helps guide[...]

Dr. Daniel Fagnant Educates How Self-Driving Cars Can (and Should) Improve Transit

The recent 2014 Automated Vehicles Symposium brought the opportunities and perils of vehicle automation clearly into view. The week-long event—largely,[...]

Urban Water Group Explains Water Resources to Youth

From August 5th to August 7, 2014, The Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, with the help of the Graduate[...]

2014 Summer Transportation Camp

This week the Department held the first annual summer transportation camp sponsored by the Federal Highway. The week-long program was[...]

Students Awarded ITE Intermountain Section Scholarship

Ivana Tasic and Michael Scott Shea, Ph.D. students in Transportation, received this year’s Ellis L. Mathes scholarships awarded by the[...]

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Dec. 17 - Jan. 8

January 10th, 2017

Sat. Dec. 17 - Sun. Jan. 8[...]

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8 December

December 20th, 2016

Classes end-Thursday, December 8[...]

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24-27 November

November 29th, 2016

Thanksgiving break: Thurs-Sun, Nov. 24-27[...]

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5 September

September 6th, 2016

Labor Day holiday-Monday, September 5[...]

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26 August

August 28th, 2016

Friday, August 26th-Last day to add without a permission code. [...]

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22 August

August 25th, 2016

Classes begin Monday, August 22nd.[...]

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25 July

July 26th, 2016

July 25th Pioneer Day holiday (Observed)[...]

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21 July

July 22nd, 2016

The students of CvEEN 4910 cordially invite you to the campus of the University of Utah for a presentation regarding a Preliminary Personal Rapid Transit[...]

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11 April

July 10th, 2016

Fall 2016 registration dates begin[...]

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4 July

July 5th, 2016

Independence Day holiday[...]

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30 May

June 1st, 2016

Memorial Day holiday[...]

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17 May

May 19th, 2016

Grades available[...]

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10 May

May 11th, 2016

MINERALOGICAL AND CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF SHALE AT MULTIPLE SCALES May 10, 2016 MCE 2051 1:00 PM Committee Members Luther McDonald Terry Ring Michael Simpson Abstract: This work provides a better understanding of radionuclides[...]

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26 April

April 30th, 2016

Classes end[...]

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21 March

March 31st, 2016

Summer registration dates begin March 21st [...]

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13-20 March

March 21st, 2016

Spring Break[...]

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2 March

March 2nd, 2016

Last day to withdraw from classes[...]

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15 February

February 17th, 2016

Presidents’ Day holiday - February 15, 2016[...]

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18 January

January 18th, 2016

January 18, 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday[...]

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11 January

January 12th, 2016

Classes begin [...]

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10 December

December 11th, 2015

Classes end[...]

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26-27 November

November 30th, 2015

Thanksgiving break[...]

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14 November

November 16th, 2015

Saturday, November 14, 2015, 9am – 5pm Warnock Engineering Building - John and Marva (WEB) Audience: 9th – 12th grade students and University of Utah undergraduates. Engineering Day is [...]

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10 November

November 11th, 2015

November 10, 2015 | 12:00pm J. Willard Marriott Library Gould Auditorium William R. and Erlyn J. Gould Distinguished Lecture on Technology and the Quality of Life. [...]

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6 November

November 7th, 2015

Nov 6, 11:30-1pm Lunt Boardroom, 2051 MCE Lunch Provided Roundtable discussion with women who work in the water/wastewater profession. Including consultants, engineers, regulatory, manufacturering, etc. They are going[...]

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11-18 October

October 19th, 2015

October 11-18 Fall Break[...]

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7 September

September 8th, 2015

Labor Day holiday[...]

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5 August

August 7th, 2015

Classes end[...]

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24 July

July 25th, 2015

University offices will be closed for the Pioneer Day holiday.[...]

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13-17 July

July 18th, 2015

Summer Transportation Institute Camp June 13-17, 20158:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. dailyAudience: 9th grade high school studentsFee: FREE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Explore engineering in this week-long event dedi[...]