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Dr. Terry Hazen Named Director of Institute for Secure and Sustainable Environment

COE Dean Wayne T. Davis is pleased to announce that Dr. Terry Hazen, Governor's Chair Professor, will be named the Director of the Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment (ISSE) ...

Dr. Thanos Papanicolaou's Hydraulics and Sedimentation Lab Holds Promise of Water Security

Water-related issues are quickly shaping up to be a major concern around the world, and a new lab at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, hopes to tackle that concern.

The ...

Dr. Abbas Rashidi Receives Outstanding Reviewer Recognition

Dr. Rashidi has been recognized as an Outstanding Reviewer by the editors-in-chief of two ASCE journals: ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering and ASCE Journal of Management in ...

Bacteria the Newest Tool in Detecting Environmental Damage

The reaction most people have when they hear the word bacteria is rarely a good one.

While it's true that food- and water-borne bacteria cause untold illnesses and even death around ...

Dr, Fu Recommended to Air Pollution Control Board

Dr. Jimmy Cheek, UT Chancellor, has recommended Dr. Joshua Fu, of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, to serve a successive term on the Air Pollution Control Board of Knox ...

Dr. Chris Cox Named CEE Department Head

COE Dean Wayne T. Davis is pleased to announce that after a national search, Dr. Chris D. Cox, professor and associate head in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), has ...

Dr. Cherry Recognized for Sustainability Contributions

At the Environmental Leadership Luncheon on Wednesday, April 22, , 2015, at the UT Gardens, Dr. Chris Cherry's contributions to promoting and advancing sustainability at the University of ...

Dr. Retherford Receives SCI Faculty Fellow

A huge congrats from the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering to Dr. J (Jenny Retherford) for being named as one of the two SCI (Smart Communities Initiative) Faculty Fellow. CEE ...

Engineering Team Involved in USDA Water Study

Thanks to a program being funded in conjunction with the US Department of Agriculture, UT researchers are helping lead a study on how to best avoid the type of drought problems facing ...

ASCE Students Place in Top 4

The UT American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student group placed in the Top 4 at the Southeast Regional Conference on March 1921. The conference consisted of challenging and exciting ...

Congratulations to Jordan Hicks, and Shane Hagen Who Received Awards

Congratulations to the following undergraduates of the department that won EUReCA awards this week. Silver Office of Research and Engagement Award and College of Engineering 2nd Place Award ...

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325 John D. Tickle Building
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-2313

Phone: 865-974-2503
Fax: 865-974-2669

Dr. Chris D Cox,
Department Head

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