Portrait of John Dracup

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus John Dracup

Civil and environmental engineering professor emeritus John Dracup, who specialized in hydrology and water resource engineering and taught at both UCLA and UC Berkeley for more than half a century,...
Media Mention: ABC News, The Asociated Press, Yahoo, Daily Herald

Media Mention: ABC News, The Asociated Press, Yahoo, Daily Herald

C&EE Professors Jonathan Stewart and Eric Hoek responded to media inquiries about the oil spill in Orange County earlier this week. Their statements earned coverage in The Associated Press, which also got picked up by ABC, Yahoo, The Daily Herald, The Charlotte...

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 assistant 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...

UCLA Samueli Mentor Professor Program Brings New Faculty Members

UCLA Samueli Mentor Professor Program Brings New Faculty Members

The UCLA Samueli School of Engineering is proud to welcome three new faculty members as a part of the school’s Mentor Professor Program, a new initiative designed to hire faculty with a demonstrated record of, or who show exceptional promise for, mentorship of...

C&EE Faculty Media Mentions in Response to Miami Condo Collapse

C&EE Faculty Media Mentions in Response to Miami Condo Collapse

Many of the UCLA C&EE faculty members have been featured or mentioned in articles and news broadcasts since the Miami condo collapse last Thursday. Professor John Wallace was mentioned in two USA Today articles: Inspection reports for collapsed Miami-area condo...