Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction News
The civil engineering program includes in-depth study in areas from environmental engineering to water resources. The construction management program serves the educational, research, and service needs of the construction industry by focusing on a blend of topics related to both the engineering and the management sides of construction.
Current Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction News
Engineering Alumnus of the Year Jim Caviola has been involved in some of Southern Nevada's most important infrastructure projects.
Civil engineering doctoral student George William Kajjumba on his journey from Uganda, diversity in STEM, and what it means to represent UNLV at national and global events.
A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance, recovery, and progress at UNLV.
Longtime civil engineering faculty member David James takes a look back at how UNLV and Southern Nevada have changed over the last 30 years
U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 26 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100.
Miles Buckner, who came to UNLV after 12 years in civil engineering, learned new tricks through Senior Design Competition.
Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction In The News
Most people think it’s natural to see a new home constructed from scratch on its own lot. But not Paolo Tiramani, chief executive of modular home manufacturer Boxabl in North Las Vegas.
The recent collapse of the condo building in Florida served as a dire warning for the nation’s aging infrastructure problem and the deadly consequences that can result.
Las Vegas City Council voted last week to explore the idea of a multibillion-dollar, 19-mile mass-transit system that a private company wants to develop for Charleston Boulevard.
With every spring and fall semester comes an inevitable uptick in hastily changed majors. Faced for the first time with a career-defining choice, it’s not unusual for college students to find themselves eye-to-eye with a field that, for one reason or another, is not for them.
While Nevada eases back into business amid the COVID-19 crisis, construction, while an essential business, has not escaped the impact of the pandemic.
Typically at this time of the spring semester, engineering labs would be filled with faculty and graduate assistants working on research projects, student groups gathering to design their next rocket or robot, and senior design teams making the final tweaks to the prototypes for their capstone competition.