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Recent News

New Technologies Workshop, Panel Review of Stakeholders, and Smart Cities Discussed at ASCE's Annual Structures Congress
April 16, 2018
Professor Moreu and graduate students of the UNM Civil Engineering Department will host the workshop on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Sheraton Fort Worth Downtown Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas. Read More...

Tybur Casuse Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to Develop Electrochemical Uranium Sensors
April 16, 2018
Tybur Casuse, graduate student in Civil Engineering and the Center for Water and the Environment (CWE), has been awarded a prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Tybur will investigate electrochemical sensors for detection of trace concentrations of uranium and other metals in water from Native American communities in New Mexico. Read More...

UNM Students Present Cutting-Edge Research at 2018 Construction Research Congress
April 12, 2018
Ten graduate students from the Department of Civil Engineering presented their work on a range of research topics at the 2018 ASCE Construction Research Congress April 2-4, 2018, in New Orleans, LA. Read More...

Students Shine in Concrete Canoe Competition
April 9, 2018
The delegation of civil engineering students who attended the 2018 ASCE Rocky Mountain Regional Conference and participated in the concrete canoe competition represented the department very well. Read More...

Engineering Faculty from Northwestern University Present at the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Student Chapter
April 2, 2018
Dr. Arancha Alarcon and Dr. Mark Fleming presented a seminar to over twenty people from the EERI student chapter and other students and faculty in the department. Read More...

Dr. Cerrato to Talk About Science
March 29, 2018
Dr. Jose Cerrato, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at UNM, will present at Science on Tap at O’Niell’s, 4310 Central Ave SE, on April 5, 2018, from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. His topic will be, "Afraid of Complex Environmental Systems? Surface Science: a New Hope." Read More...

High School Students To Compete in National Bridge Building Competition
March 26, 2018
Dr. Mahmoud Taha, Chair of the UNM Civil Engineering Department, joined Dr. David Hadwiger of New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) at Eldorado High School to congratulate the team of students who were selected as finalists in the national American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) bridge building contest. Read More...

New Mexico 3rd in Growth of Construction Jobs
March 19, 2018
New Mexico's yearlong construction boom has pushed the state to top national rankings for employment growth in the industry. Read More...

$3 Million Gift from Alumnus to Benefit School of Engineering
March 15, 2018
The University of New Mexico School of Engineering has received $3 million from the estate of an alumnus, which will benefit students and faculty in the departments of Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering by creating laboratory and learning spaces unlike any other in the country. Read More...