Accomplishments: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction

October 1, 2014
Kishor Shrestha, Pramen Shrestha (both Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction), and Evangelos Yfantis (Computer Science) are co-authors of a book, Framework Development for Construction Safety Visualization, that is based on Kishor Shrestha's thesis.
July 1, 2014
Erica Marti (Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction) is among 25 graduate students across the country selected to conduct research in Australia as part of the East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI). For eight weeks this summer, she is doing research at Curtin University in Perth, Australia, involving potable water reuse and an emerging water disinfection byproduct. EAPSI is a National Science Foundation program. Participants are chosen through a competitive process based...
July 1, 2013
Neil Opfer (Civil and Environmental Engineering) has been named a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International. A selective and prestigious honor, the designation is in recognition of his professional attainment and significant accomplishment in cost management or cost engineering. He will be officially presented the award at the organization's annual meeting this month. His areas of expertise include construction management; estimating and cost analysis;...
June 1, 2013
Dave James (Provost) has been named a fellow member of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE). The fellow member grade was established 13 years ago to honor those active NSPE members who have demonstrated exemplary service to their profession, their society, and their community. This honor for his outstanding service was presented at the Nevada Society of Professional Engineers luncheon in April.