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Free Online Tutoring for Students

Starting August 31, 2020 the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s FREE online tutoring center will be open again. Students are able to schedule an appointment to get help in 3 different classes: Statics, Strengths of Materials and Structural Analysis. We are here to help you succeed during your time at the University of Utah. […]


CvEEN Answers FAQs for Current and Incoming Students

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering hosted a Zoom FAQ for current or incoming students to get their questions answered for the upcoming semester. While we have all experienced uncertainty during these unique times, one thing has remained true, the U is working to provide students with the best experience possible! Faculty and staff […]


CvEEN Alumnus Awarded Daniel W. Mead Prize for Younger Members

Dr. Rob Sowby, a 2018 PhD graduate from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, received the ASCE Daniel W. Mead Prize for Younger Members for his paper “To Uphold and Enhance the Profession.” According to the article, “The Daniel W. Mead Prize for Younger Members is awarded to the author or authors of a […]


CvEEN Advisors Hosting Zoom Panel for Fall 2020

Here at CvEEN, we aspire to help our students succeed and thrive during their time at the University of Utah. With all the uncertainty that 2020 has brought, we know you have a lot of questions. We do too! Our Faculty and staff have been hard at work to make the Fall 2020 semester easier […]


COVID-19 IN WASTEWATER

If researchers want to know more about the nature of the COVID-19 virus, they are starting to look at a seemingly odd place – human waste. University of Utah civil and environmental engineering professor Ramesh Goel has received a $130,000 National Science Foundation RAPID Response grant to analyze samples from wastewater treatment plants for the […]


CvEEN Faculty Leading Efforts on COVID-19 Research in Waste Water

Researchers across the world are working on new projects to help learn more about the COVID-19 virus, including many researchers at the University of Utah. Dr. Jennifer Weidhaas, associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is working with a team of researchers from Utah State University, University of Utah and Brigham Young […]


Two CvEEN Professors awarded USDA U.S. Forest Service Wood Innovation Grant

Professors Pantelides and Zhu, were recently awarded a grant from the USDA U.S. Forest Service Wood Innovations Grant program for their project “BRB BRACED FRAMES FOR SEISMICALLY RESILIENT MASS TIMBER BUILDINGS”. The project is proposing a mass timber buckling-restrained braced frame as the lateral force resisting system to enhance the resilience of mass timber buildings. […]


Professional Practice and Design Students Developing Solutions for Local Issues

As students approach graduation, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers a unique experience to prepare students to enter the work force. Through the 4910 course, students are given the opportunity to solve real world issues in the local community. For Spring 2019, two sections of 4910 are working on two separate issues in […]


ASCE Civil and Construction Career Expo a Major Success

More than two dozen companies attended the Civil and Construction Engineering Career Expo on January 22, 2020 at the University of Utah. Students from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering were invited to meet with potential employers. With graduation around the corner, Civil Engineering students are eager to start their career in the industry, […]


CvEEN Working with Salt Lake City Engineering Office to Engage Future Engineers

In collaboration with the Salt Lake City Engineering Office, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is coordinating outreach efforts to inspire future engineers. The Salt Lake City Engineering Office recently purchased a DVD copy of Dream Big: Engineering our World for every elementary school in the Salt Lake City School District. “It is a […]