Graduate Blog

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April 26, 2017

Do you desire to become a campus leader in promoting women in academia? Then help coordinate the Illinois Female Engineers in Academia Training (iFEAT) Program! You will help organize speakers for the 2017-2018 program, assist with engineering education research, and meet faculty from through the campus. If interested and are graduating in 2019 or later, please submit an application by 5:00 pm on Friday, May 12, 2017. If you are interested or have questions, please contact

April 26, 2017

PhD Final Defense – Samantha Chadwick

Quantitative Analysis of Train Derailments due to Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Incidents

Advisor: Professor Christopher Barkan

Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 1:00 pm

Location: 1233 Newmark Civil Engineering Lab


April 26, 2017

Here are the course offerings in CEE for the summer:

CEE422- Construction Cost Analysis

CEE469 - Wood Structures

CEE498CH - Case Histories in Infrastructure

CEE598PT - Post Tensioned Concrete

Course descriptions and other info may be found at 

Online summer courses

April 25, 2017


McMahon Associates, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Water/Wastewater Engineer in their Neenah, Wisconsin office.

Job Description

Water/Wastewater Design and Project Engineer to plan and design civil/ environmental projects, including: water supply, pumping and treatment systems; and wastewater pumping and treatment systems.


Bachelor of Science or Master’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering. Candidate must desire to immediately accept design responsibilities.

Furnish letter of interest, resume and references in confidence to:

McMahon Associates, Inc.

Attn: Sarah Kundinger

P.O. Box 1025

Neenah, WI 54957-1025


Our website address is 


April 25, 2017

Attached is the CEE 440 Final Presentation Seminar Flyer.  Students, staff and faculty are all invited!