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Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering's comprehensive programs are future-focused and founded on UA's long tradition of excellence. Civil engineering is one of UA's oldest programs, offering many specialties. Students work with the latest materials and technologies to design buildings, develop transportation networks, and enhance environmental systems for a sustainable world.

CCEE Department Honors Back as Professor of the Year

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – The University of Alabama Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering recently honored the department’s professor of the year award at a banquet held at the Bryant Conference Center. Dr. Edward Back was awarded the Donald H. McLean Civil Engineering Professor of the Year Award. Back, professor… Read more

In The News: DHS grad earns engineering awards

Demopolis High School graduate Logan Culpepper Holley earned two awards from a recent engineering banquet at the University of Alabama. Holley was awarded the George J. Davis Award for Outstanding Civil Engineering Sophomore as well as the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for having a 4.0 grade point average. He was… Read more

Sources: The Demopolis Times

‘Vision is Reality’: With the opening of the final building, UA ready for a new era of engineering and science

Just 15 years ago, the area between the engineering buildings on The University of Alabama campus and the Bryce Hospital land used to be the back edge of campus — driven through and walked across, but nothing else. So, when an artist’s rendering of the four-building engineering and science complex… Read more

Engineering Professors Chosen as 2014 Teaching Fellow

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Dr. Wei Song and Dr. Stephanie Vereen, both assistant professors in the UA department of civil, construction and environmental engineering, were selected to participate in the American Society of Civil Engineering Excellence in Civil Engineering Education Teaching Workshop to be held during June in Fort Myers, Fla. Song, who came… Read more

‘UA Chose Me’: City engineer from Jackson, Miss., finds home at UA for doctorate degree

Charles Williams was certain he was done with school when he earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Mississippi almost 20 years ago. Over the years, Williams would find that, despite his success, he still hadn’t quite found that one niche he was most passionate about.… Read more

In The News: Bidsters of Tuscaloosa gets share of $135K in Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition finale

The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama Foundation said Friday that Bidsters of Tuscaloosa was among the five startup teams that received a share of $135,000 in funding during the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition Finale. Read more

Sources: The Tuscaloosa News, EDPA

In The News: Tuscaloosa’s Bidsters, Child Safety Pass join five other companies in the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition Finale

Two startup companies from Tuscaloosa will join five other young companies from Birmingham and Madison in vying for a share of more than $100,000 in prize money Friday in the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition Finale. Read more

Sources: The Tuscaloosa News

In The News: UA Concrete Canoe Team Returning to Regional Competition

A team from the UA School fo Engineering will return to a regional concrete canoe competition next week. A team of 18 civil engineering students have been constructing a concrete canoe since the beginning of the school year. The American Soceity of Civil Engineers Southeast Conference Concrete Canoe Competition will… Read more

Sources: WVUA-TV

Civil Engineering Grad Student A Winner for Research Presentation

Engineering Doctoral Candidate Will Guin recently won the “People’s Choice” award at the 2014 Council of Southern Graduate Schools Three Minute (3MT) competition. He was also the winner at UA’s 2013 3MT competition. Will’s presentation featured “pop-tubes,” which use microwaves to create a more effective airframe skin for Boeing 787 aircraft.… Read more

In The News: Alex Hainen receives Purdue CoE Research Award

Congratulations to Alex Hainen, recipient of the 2014 College of Engineering Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award. Alex Hainen is a Ph.D. candidate at Purdue University and future faculty at the University of Alabama in civil engineering focusing on transportation engineering. Read more

Sources: Purdue University News