Dr. Thais Alves receives Distinguished Faculty AwardSep 17
Dr. Alves, director of the J.R. Filanc Construction Engineering and Management Program, recently given a 2021 Distinguished Faculty Award from the university.
ConTech Conversations: SDSU professor says robots 'not close' to replacing human workersJun 2
ConTech Conversations interviews Civil Engineering professor, Dr. Reza Akhavian regarding how different robotics applications can benefit construction tasks.
Big Ideas for Transborder SolutionsMar 24
Four ideas aim to address rural infrastructure, Imperial County health and environmental issues, transboundary water, and advancing 3D printing.
Applied Hydraulics and Laboratory, CIV E 444, Highlighted by Cool4Ed Initiative at the CSU Chancellor's OfficeDec 17
Dr. Hassan Tavakol's, Civil Engineering undergraduate course, CIV E 444, has been showcased by the Cool4Ed initiative at the CSU Chancellor's Office, which is supported by the State of California (AB 798), the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: https://www.merlot.org/merlot/viewSite.htm?id=9161456.
New Construction Management Degree Offered at SDSUNov 24
The J.R. Filanc Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) Program, which is part of the College of Engineering, is excited to offer the new Construction Management major in addition to the ABET-accredited and well-established Construction Engineering major, which will start in Fall 2021.
Dr. Matthew Verbyla & Lorelay Mendoza Publish Paper in Environmental Engineering Science JournalNov 4
Dr. Matthew Verbyla (Environmental Eng.) and Lorelay Mendoza (B.S. Environmental Eng., class of 2019) recently published a paper in Environmental Engineering Science journal entitled Environmental Engineering for the 21st Century: Increasing Diversity and Community Participation to Achieve Environmental and Social Justice.
Where Are They Now? Civil Engineering Alumni Highlight: Carlos GonzalezMay 8
Carlos Gonzalez currently serves as the Regional Executive Officer & Sr. Vice President, Western Region South, for Clark Construction. Originally from Mexico City, Carlos' first memory of SDSU was walking across the footbridge on College Avenue and thinking how beautiful the campus was. This first impression led Carlos to enroll at SDSU in Fall 1994.
Understanding Urban WildfireDec 12
Dr. Alicia Kinoshita, Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering, studies how fire alters landscapes and impacts urban environments.
Urban Water Group (UWG) works with The San Diego LGBT Community CenterDec 2
Assistant Professor Hassan Tavakol's Urban Water Group (UWG) has worked with The San Diego LGBT Community Center on a pro-bono research activity to help the Center with their seasonal flooding occurrences.
SDG&E Wildfire Power ShutoffsOct 24
Dr. Joaquin Camacho, Assistant Professor, ME Department, was interviewed to discuss SDG&E's wildfire power shutoffs. Dr. Camacho works on combustion and energy efficiency in manufacturing which provides a unique background for this new California dilemma.