UCLA Civil and Environmental Engineering 101

Civil and Environmental Engineers are responsible for the infrastructure that provides clean water to drink, clean air to breathe, and safe buildings to live and work in. Read More

UCLA Civil and Environmental Engineering 101

Civil and Environmental Engineers are responsible for the infrastructure that provides clean water to drink, clean air to breath, and safe buildings to live and work in.
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Civil and Environmental Engineering
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C&EE PhD Student Studies Water Quality in Belize

C&EE PhD Student Studies Water Quality in Belize

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Ileana Callejas ’18, M.S. ’19 kept busy studying how the sudden drop in tourism was affecting the waters off the coast of Belize. Callejas is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in environmental engineering at the UCLA Samueli School of...

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UCLA Samueli Welcomes Transportation Equity Expert Tierra Bills

UCLA Samueli Welcomes Transportation Equity Expert Tierra Bills

As a part of the UCLA-wide “Rising to the Challenge” initiative, UCLA Samueli is welcoming transportation equity expert Tierra Bills as an associate professor in the Civil & Environmental Engineering department! Bills will also hold a faculty appointment in the...

Alexandra Polasko Receives 2020-21 Teaching Assistant Award

Alexandra Polasko Receives 2020-21 Teaching Assistant Award

Congratulations to Alexandra Polasko, who was recognized by the UCLA Academic Senate with the university’s highest honor for excellence in teaching. Alexandra Polasko, a 2021 Ph.D. graduate in civil engineering, received a 2020-21 Distinguished Teaching Assistant...

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In Memoriam: Raymond Arthur Sholes

IN MEMORIAM RAYMOND ARTHUR SHOLES Raymond A. Sholes passed away peacefully with family by his side on January 17, 2021 at the age of 95. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1948.  He was a member of the Engineering honor fraternity Chi...

Jamie E. Kolkey, ’09, Promoted at Kennedy/Jenks Consultants

Jamie E. Kolkey, ’09, Promoted at Kennedy/Jenks Consultants

UCLA alumna Jamie Kolkey has been appointed as Kennedy Jenks’ Operations Manager for Northern California for the Water Business Unit. She will be responsible for operations and leadership of five offices in the firm’s water sector: Sacramento, Walnut Creek, San...