Graduate Blog

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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!


April 25, 2017

The Hispanic Access Foundation, a national nonprofit that works to connect Latino communities with resources and opportunities, would like to announce a new internship program this summer with the US Bureau of Reclamation for engineering students.

We would like to ask for your help in sharing this opportunity with talented Latino/a engineering students interested in paid summer internships that cultivate a strong understanding and appreciation of natural and cultural resources. Interns will work with senior engineers and scientists on ongoing design, research and or testing and gain valuable knowledge and professional skills to develop and maintain Reclamation resources. This program aims to prepare the next generation of enthusiastic and diverse stewards of American resources.

For more information regarding our internship program, benefits and time-frame, please review our promotional flyer attached or visit our website.

Bureau of Reclamation Internship Program: Next Generation Latino Stewards

Application Deadline: April 27, 2017

Program Manager: Michelle Neuenschwander -