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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction
A firm believer in perseverance, this engineering professor hopes to contribute to Nevada’s water conservation efforts.
A pedestrian lighting system, a new pallet design for warehouses, a remote-controlled device that can detect IEDs, and a location-sharing app designed to encourage human interaction among more than 30 projects on display.
Student-athletes reach out to local schoolchildren.
Meet three UNLV graduate students pursuing their passions through research and making a big impact in their fields.
UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to select and highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
This South Korean-born civil and environmental engineering professor has been to more U.S. cities than most Americans. In fact, it was a U.S. city that originally ignited his passion for his profession.
Solar kits illuminates energy concepts for both teachers and high school students.
Being a civil engineer definitely is a cool profession, according to Sherman. After all, sometimes you get to blow things up.
UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to honor a few exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Advice from Walter C. Vodrazka Jr., Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering Alumnus of the Year
Graduate Kristina Swallow would be the first Nevadan to hold the top position with the American Society of Civil Engineers.
After seven firefighters died in a collapsed parking garage, engineering professor Ying Tian wanted to help design more resilient buildings. His research was shored up with seed money from a UNLV grant.
Creators of Skyworks Aerial Systems plan to use prize money to research and develop new drone models.
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Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction In The News
There's a potential new, modern way to utilize one of the nation's greatest engineering feats. Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel of the 20th century made of concrete and steel continues to generate a significant amount of energy to power the southwest, but it may eventually serve another purpose.
The Hoover Dam was a 20th Century marvel but engineers say it is time for the dam to hit its full potential.
The devastating Amtrak Cascades train 501 derailment Monday happened while the train was racing at about 80 miles per hour — far above the speed limit of 30 miles per hour, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday. The train cars lurched off the tracks, spilling onto and dangling above the interstate below. At least three people were killed and dozens more injured.
A project proposed to the Lake Arrowhead Community Services District (LACSD), on Aug. 9 during a board meeting, once again resurfaced an issue that is controversial for residents on the mountain — that of conducting a study about how mixing and assimilating recycled water into Lake Arrowhead would work.
Faraday Future is striving to make its 3 million-square-foot factory one that boasts energy-efficient and eco-friendly aspects.