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A Blueprint for Teaching: When Gabriel Dadi looks at students in his classroom, he always takes the long view

“Gabe Dadi is a perfect example of how you can be a great researcher and a great teacher while maintaining an excellent attitude and maintaining a healthy work-life balance."


Spotlight on SHPE: Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

 Amanda Melendez, a civil engineering major, is implementing solutions to the challenges students experience outside the classroom through the newly founded student chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.

Gail Brion interviewed for UK at the Half

Gail Brion, professor in the Department of Civil Engineering with a joint appointment in the College of Public Health, was featured on a recent UK at the Half.

Department Spotlights

Erika Hernandez

Born in Medellin, Colombia, Erika Hernandez attended the University of New Mexico as an exchange student majoring in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering


Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto

Traveling to the coast of Texas following Hurricane Harvey, Gutierrez Soto surveyed the damage and collected information that could help communities better withstand natural disasters in the future.

Civil Engineering


Alec Tenfelde

With a degree in civil engineering, Alec works as a project engineer for Marine Solutions, a specialized construction and engineering firm focused on building and maintaining waterfront, hydraulic, navigation and bridge structures.

Civil Engineering