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High Schoolers Build Sensors, Test Them at Sandia Crest
June 22, 2017
About 30 local high school students visited The University of New Mexico School of Engineering on Saturday (June 17) to work with faculty and graduate students to learn how to build low-cost sensors, then put them to the test measuring the natural frequency, or sway, of a car on the Sandia Peak Tramway. Read More...

ASCE Structures Congress Tackles Health, Monitoring of Rail Infrastructure
May 22, 2017
The event was organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) and took place April 6-8, 2017, in Denver, CO. Read More...

NM Society of Professional Engineers Annual Meeting
May 22, 2017
NMSPE will hold its annual meeting on June 16, 2017, at the CNM Workforce Training Center, 5600 Eagle Rock Ave NE, Albuquerque. Read More...

Civil Engineering Student Featured in Lobos for Life, Class of 2017
May 11, 2017
The University of New Mexico will graduate approximately 3,900 students as part of the Class of 2017 - each one with a more inspirational story than the last. Read More...

Over Forty Attendants Learn About the Current Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plants
May 8, 2017
Presented by Yasuhiro Nakai, Deputy Director of the Nuclear Energy Policy Planning Division (the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy) of Japan, and hosted by the UNM student chapter of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), Read More...

CE 506 Students Present Their Design Projects
May 8, 2017
On May 5, 2017, the CE 506 graduate class (prestressed concrete) presented their prestressed design projects for a two-span bridge. Read More...

CE506 Students Visit Coreslab Structures
May 8, 2017
On May 2, 2017, the CE 506 class (Prestressed concrete), accompanied by Dr. Islam Mantawy, visited Coreslab Structures in Albuquerque, a producer of precast/prestressed concrete products and a major supplier of structural, architectural and hollow core solutions to markets in Canada and the United States. Read More...

CE Graduate Students Learn 3D Printing
May 4, 2017
CE 521 structural dynamics graduate students learn 3D printing and sensing technologies, inspired by Diamandis, ASCE 2025 Vision, and Professor Billington's structural art innovative teaching. Read More...

CE Student Places First in Poster Session
May 1, 2017
Sumant Avasarala, a PhD student in the UNM Department of Civil Engineering, was awarded first place for an Outstanding Poster Presentation in the 1st Environmental Division Student Poster Session Read More...