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Front of Civil BuildingDr. Jennifer Guelfo Receives 2024 Chancellor's Council Distinguished Research AwardDr. Hyoung Seo receives the President's Excellence in Teaching AwardDr. Ting Lin receives the Charles L. Burford Faculty AwardDr. Kayleigh Millerick receives the Jerry S. Rawls Distinguished Undergraduate Educator AwardDr. Xinzhong Chen Receives ASCE Scanlan MedalDr. Amrika Deonarine receives the Phenomenal Women of Texas Tech University AwardDr. Ali Nejat’s project “Development of a Resilience Roadmap for the Rio Grande Valley Region” has been awarded the 2024 President’s Excellence in Engaged Scholarship Award.CECE Professor Dr. Danny Reible Leads Texas Tech $1.6M Grant to Pioneer Carbon-Free Hydrogen Production.Dr. Ted Ghebrab and TTU's interdisciplinary team awarded the Wind Turbine Recycling Phase 1 Prize.Dr. Shane Walker, Professor and Director for Water Resources, receives a DOE grant for a project titled 'NAWI Salt-Free Electrodialysis Metathesis for High-Recovery Concentrate Management.'Dr. Sunghyun Park, Assistant Professor, is Investigating cross-frame stiffness and stability in steel bridges.“What we are doing right now has the potential to influence the design of tornado-resistant buildings.”Yongli Wang, an Environmental student, is a recipient of 2023 Anchor QEA scholarship Award.CECE graduate student, Abigail Torres wins Sallie Mae and Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarship.

About the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering

The Texas Tech University Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering has earned international prominence in several areas. Traditionally, one of the broadest of engineering disciplines, Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering at Texas Tech has recently expanded its curriculum to encompass even more academic options in response to societal needs. In addition to the bachelor's degree based on structural, environmental, geotechnical, transportation, construction, and water resources, students now have opportunities for course work and research experience leading to masters and doctoral degrees in civil engineering, a master's degree in environmental engineering, and a graduate certificate in construction engineering and management. The Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering Building houses excellent laboratories, classrooms, and computer facilities for teaching and research.

Department News

seoDr. Hoyoung Seo Wins Jerry S. Rawls Distinguished Undergraduate Educator Faculty Award for Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers
Dr. Seo has been recognized as a recipient of the Jerry S. Rawls Distinguished Undergraduate Educator Faculty Award for his exceptional dedication to engineering education. With a passion for inspiring and challenging his students to achieve their fullest potential, Dr. Seo consistently goes above and beyond in and out of the classroom and beyond to prepare students for long-term success. This award celebrates his commitment to innovative and creative teaching, both inside and outside the classroom, and serves as an inspiration for educators everywhere to strive for excellence in engineering education.



Dr. Kayleigh Millerick Wins George T. and Gladys Abell-Hanger Faculty Award




double_tAvoiding Disasters Through Engineering
Click here to view the Texas Tech Today article featuring Dr. Ting Lin's research...



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Click here to view the Texas Tech Today article discussing Don Bundock's plans for the capstone course...



Double_TEmpowering Student Success: Ashley Idehen and the National Society of Black Engineers at the Annual Convention
Ashley Idehen, an environmental engineering graduate student in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering and National TORCH Chair for the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), recently attended the NSBE's Annual Convention along with the Texas Tech chapter... read more


Danny ReibleDr. Danny Reible Inducted as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors




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Moon WonDr. Moon Won Appointed as Texas Tech Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Transportation (TechMRT) Director

DBIA Competition Fall 2022CECE Student Team Wins First Place in the Southwest Region of the 2022 Student Design-Build Competition
The High Plains Design and Construction team at Texas Tech won the regional (first phase) Design-Build competition this semester and will move on to the second phase... read more

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CECE Faculty Member Contributes to Study on “Forever Chemicals”
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