News: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction

UNLV student with engineering building in background
People | May 28, 2020
Engineer’s research on improved flood control for Las Vegas led to a flood of research publications and a bright future.
portrait of man
Research | May 28, 2020
Physical therapy professor Szu-Ping Lee relies on patients – particularly veterans and seniors – as well as clinicians to help guide his research on ways to improve mobility after limb loss.
woman wearing face shield and face mask
Business and Community | April 16, 2020
Engineering faculty, staff, and grad students design and fabricate personal protective equipment for local health care professionals.
UNLV pole banner with tree in background
Campus News | March 16, 2020
U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 22 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100 in their field.
Red event program for Senior Design Competition with electrical device in background
Business and Community | May 8, 2019
Nearly 40 student-created engineering projects provide technological solutions to real-world problems; prototypes on display May 9 at Thomas & Mack Center.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
People | April 8, 2019
From UNLV Magazine spring 2019 issue.
UNLV students walking on campus sidewalk
Campus News | March 11, 2019
Thirteen UNLV programs ranked within nation’s top 100 in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools.
Portrait Eakalak Khan
People | May 14, 2018
A firm believer in perseverance, this engineering professor hopes to contribute to Nevada’s water conservation efforts.
A student holding his project
Business and Community | December 6, 2017
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.
woman and man
People | November 22, 2017
Student-athletes reach out to local schoolchildren.
man giving presentation
Research | November 8, 2017
Meet three UNLV graduate students pursuing their passions through research and making a big impact in their fields.
Fireworks ignite during commencement
People | May 11, 2017
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.