Graduate Blog

To submit an item for the graduate blog, email Joan Christian.

September 24, 2018

Sunday, October 28, 2018, is the last day for students to add themselves to the Fall 2018 degree list via Enterprise Student Self-Service, and for departments to add students unable to add themselves.

REMINDER: students must be on the Fall degree list if they wish to graduate in December. Registering for Commencement is not the same as being added to the degree list! Please contact your department office ASAP if you need to be added to the Fall degree list.

September 24, 2018

Chi Epsilon is a national civil engineering honor society. We are open to all graduate students in CEE. To find out more about the organization and how to initiate, we have our first general meeting on September 27 at 6pm in Newmark 2312. Lendlease will also be presenting at the general meeting. More information can be found on the flyer attached. Thanks!


September 21, 2018

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is currently seeking to fill an entry level and senior level Transportation Engineer, located in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

As a senior level road design engineer, responsible for the design and preparation of complex and unique projects assigned to the region design unit. This includes the preparation of preliminary and final plans, proposal material and cost estimating for state trunkline construction projects, utilizing standard design practices and computer software (Microstation, PowerGEOPAK, ProjectWise, Trns*port). This position will also review region design unit and consultant plans and specifications for conformity to MDOT and AASHTO design standards.

You may view the job posting here:  Transportation Engineer 12

At the entry/intermediate/experience level, performs a variety of professional general engineering assignments in a learning capacity.  Design and prepare preliminary and final plans, proposal material and cost estimating for state trunkline construction projects, utilizing standard design practices  and computerized programs (Microstation, PowerGEOKalPAK, ProjectWise, Trns*port). 

You may view the job posting here:  Transportation Engineer 9-P11

September 21, 2018

The Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment (ESSIE) in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (HWCOE) at the University of Florida is soliciting applications for a tenure-track faculty position that may be at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in its Transportation Program. The anticipated start date is August 2019.  

We seek individuals who conduct innovative research in the analysis, design, regulation, control and management of emerging, innovative mobility services towards achieving sustainability, safety, security and economic efficiency. Expertise is specifically sought on intelligent transportation systems that leverage artificial intelligence; advanced vehicular, sensing and communications technologies; the integration of mega data streams into modeling and simulation of interdependent urban systems; the investigation of behavioral changes and the interactions between human factors and technology using emerging methods such as gaming and virtual reality simulations to address social issues, such as privacy, ethics, equity, safety, and public health; innovative policies and strategies for transportation electrification; integrated planning and operations of transportation networks, smart grids and other infrastructure systems, and mobility services to support resilient coastal communities. The faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses as part of the Civil and Coastal Engineering curricula; initiate sponsored research programs, recruit and supervise graduate students, and engage in service activities for the university and the profession. 

This position will provide excellent opportunities for collaboration with other faculty and researchers in the Transportation Program, and those affiliated with the University of Florida Transportation Institute (  

Applicants must possess a PhD in a related field by August, 2019. Dedication to excellence in research, teaching, and service, and evidence of scholarly achievements are required. Applications must be completed online at [Link]. Applicants must include a letter of intent, a detailed resume, a statement of teaching and research interests, copies of no more than two publications or manuscripts, and the names and contact information for three references. The review of applications will begin October 15, 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.  

Questions about this position may be directed to Dr. Lily Elefteriadou, Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida, 365 Weil Hall, P.O. Box 116580, Gainesville, FL 32611-6580,   

September 20, 2018

Dear MS student in CEE:

Terracon has generously donated funds for multiple Terracon Scholarships ranging from $5,000 to $7,500 over two semesters for top CEE students in the Master’s degree program emphasizing Environmental and/or Geotechnical Engineering.

Interested MS students in CEE should send their full resume and one paragraph stating your career plans after you finish your MS degree in CEE to Ms. Joan Christian ( by Monday September 24, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.

Final decisions on the Terracon scholarship will be made Sept 26.