Undergraduate Blog

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July 26, 2018

Please see the attached flyer for information on NPRE 461 - Probabilistic Risk Assessment

July 13, 2018

Students expecting to complete Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees before the end of September 2019 are eligible to apply for 2019 September admission to the University of Tokyo's International Graduate Program. Applicants are requested to register online between 3rd September 2018 and 15th November 2018. The due date for submission of applications is for 2019 September admission is 30th November 2018. 

Please see the attached pdf for more details.

The admission information along with some general information is available at their web site:

If you have any questions concerning our program, please feel free to contact the Foreign Student Office (FSO) by email: fso@civil.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp


June 21, 2018

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is currently seeking a Transportation Engineer Licensed Specialist, located in Saginaw, Michigan.

This position is a key component of the Huron Transportation Service Center (TSC), where various professional and technical staff need to coordinate together from various locations to maintain coverage and customer service for the transportation needs for Huron, Sanilac, St. Clair and Tuscola Counties.  The key to the success of the department's business practices is the effective delivery of transportation programs and projects.  The TSC's are directly responsible for delivery of the programs and projects in their area.  The Cost and Scheduling Engineer's primary role is being the project manager for all projects in the Huron TSC area, including working with remote TSC staff, Region staff, elsewhere in MDOT staff, and/or consultants.  Another key function is administering consultant contracts.  The responsibility of managing the development of all projects in of itself is highly complex.  Some projects independently are highly complex.  The Cost and Scheduling Engineer monitors the cost, scope and schedule for the multi-year set of projects assigned.  This position includes extensive coordination with the Region and Statewide project development functions.  This position serves as the lead expert in design for the TSC.  This position will assist the Region Planner and TSC Manager in all tasks associated with the planning groups in the TSC area.  This position also maintains project records and communicates relevant project information to all stakeholders, as appropriate.

Possession of a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering or in civil and environmental engineering.

You may view the job posting here:  Transportation Engineer Licensed Specialist

June 21, 2018

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June 19, 2018

Undergraduate Research Opportunity sponsored by a Fortune 500 company project


Conduct LCA and gather/arrange BOM data for complex large-scale products Engage in publication of results in conference or journal paper form

Theme: Sustainable product design and LCA application


Junior or senior undergraduate standing in 2018-2019 academic year (GPA 3.3 or above) Environmental/Civil engineering major Strong quantitative and analytical skills Basic understanding in languages such as VBA Strong verbal and written communication skills

Pay: undergraduate hourly rate, max 10 - 20 hours per week

Starting date: Summer/Fall 2018

Application material: Email resume to Prof. Harrison Kim (hmkim@illinois.edu) in the Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering.