The Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering is excited to welcome its new members into the Academy of Distinguished Alumni for 2022.

Lance Manuel has been elected to serve a 3-year term, beginning November 1, on the Marine Board, which is a program unit under the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) and provides independent, objective advice to inform policy with evidence, spark progress and innovation, and confront challenging issues for the benefit of society. 

Animesh Rastogi and Ashkan Madadi were recognized at the IMECE 2022 Conference this weekend.

Established in 2003, the Outstanding Young Alumni award recognizes an undergraduate, masters, and/or doctorate graduate of the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering. This award is given to an alumnus under the age of 40 who has distinguished him or herself with outstanding service and contributions to the engineering profession and community. For 2022, Dr. Lee Blaney has been named the CAEE Oustanding Young Alumnus.

The National Academy of Engineering officially welcomed its 2020 class of inductees at its Annual Meeting on October 2nd in Washington, DC.

CAEE is excited to welcome Jun-Whan Lee, Christopher Rausch, C. Tyler Dick, Yulan (Emma) Zhang, and Alexandra Saracho to the department! This esteemed group of cross-disciplinary faculty will bring expansive knowledge and research to the CAEE faculty.

Gregory Brooks, Professor of Practice in Architectural Engineering, teaches a four-week study abroad program every two years in London, UK. The program this year, entitled “Emerging Technologies,” took students on a behind the scenes tour of some of the most innovative and influential architecture and engineering firms in the world, such as Zaha Hadid Architects, WSP, and Bennets Associates.

Four Texas universities, led by The University of Texas at Austin, have been awarded a grant to establish a new research center to study the risks and impacts of flooding and air pollution in a fast-growing part of Southeast Texas. The scientists will focus on the interactions between these two key issues, as well as their potential acceleration under various climate scenarios.

The Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department is once again in the top 10 undergraduate programs nationally according to the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings. Civil Engineering has ranked No.5, and Environmental Engineering is No.7.