(Pictured left to right: Kevin Andrews, Jordan Landis, Elijah Birch, Matthew Cespedes, & Michael “Andrew” Crawford)

Senior Design Expo

Our seniors took part in the William States Lee College of Engineering Senior Design Expo, held on May 1st. This event was a resounding success, highlighting the innovative solutions and collaborative spirit of our graduating students. The expo featured a diverse range of projects addressing pressing challenges in civil and environmental engineering. From sustainable land […]

Introducing Our New Associate Chair

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Kimberly Warren as the new Associate Chair for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE). Dr. Warren earned her undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech (1996) and her Master’s and PhD from North Carolina State University (1999 & 2003).  She is an Associate Professor in the […]

Meet the ASCE Nationals Bound Team Captains

With the great success our American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) competition teams have had this year, we’re thrilled to spotlight a few of the remarkable individuals who have served as team captains. Michael “Andrew” Crawford – Steel Bridge Captain Andrew has served as the 2023-24 captain of the ASCE Steel Bridge team.  His reason […]

Excellence in Teaching

We are so proud to announce that two of our very own Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty members were honored with awards for Excellence in Teaching. Professor Dave Naylor received recognition for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Dr. Srinivas Pulugurtha received recognition for Excellence in Graduate Teaching.  These exceptional educators exemplify the highest standards of […]

Recognition of Retiring and Departing Faculty

As we bid farewell to the academic year, we also pause to honor the remarkable contributions of three members of our Civil and Environmental Engineering department who are embarking on new chapters in their lives. Retiring Faculty Members: Dr. Rajaram Janardhanam: With 44 years of dedicated service to our department, Dr. Janardhanam leaves behind a […]

Faculty Accomplishments

Peer Reviewed Publications:Gu, J.J., Jiang, Z.B., Fan, W., Qin, W. and Zhang, Z., Short-Term Semantic Trajectory Prediction for Individual Metro Passengers Based on Multi-Level Periodicity Mining, Accepted for Publication, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, February 2024.Yang, T. and Fan, W., Transit Signal Priority under Connected Vehicle Environment: Deep Reinforcement Learning Approach, Accepted for Publication, Journal […]

Environmental Engineering Outreach Event

We recently had the pleasure of hosting an engaging and inspiring environmental engineering outreach event for nearly 100 high school students, and we are thrilled to reflect on its success and impact. The event, held at Lake Norman State Park, on February 16th, 2024, aimed to introduce students to the exciting world of environmental engineering […]

Welcome from the Chair

Dear Friends, It has been an exciting spring semester in our department with lots of great developments. I am biased, but I would say the highlight of this semester came in early April when our ASCE chapter hosted the Carolinas ASCE Student Symposium – a student competition featuring entries from UNC Charlotte and seven other […]

Departmental Career Fair

The UNC Charlotte Civil Engineering Department recently organized a dynamic career fair, bringing together students and 30 prominent industry partners. This event served as a vital platform for students to interact directly with professionals, explore career opportunities, and establish valuable connections within the industry. With a strong commitment to bridging academia and industry, the department […]

Graduate Research Symposium

The recent Civil and Environmental Graduate Research Symposium at UNC Charlotte showcased the cutting-edge research and innovative projects undertaken by graduate students in our department. Held on March 15th, 2024, the symposium provided a platform for students to present their research findings, exchange ideas, and foster interdisciplinary collaborations. The event featured a diverse range of […]