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Study Could Improve Safety for Cyclists, E-Bikes

A study by UT researchers could soon change the way electric bicycles are used and regulated. Led by Dr. Chris Cherry, the group took one of the first in-depth looks at how the behavior of ...

Dr. Huang and his Graduate Students Won Runner-up for Best Paper at EATA 2015

CEE Ph. D. graduate Sheng Zhao and faculty co-authors received a Runner-up Best Paper Award at the 6th European Asphalt Technology Association (EATA) Conference held at Swedish Royal Technical ...

Dancing Orientation Leader, CEE Student Nathan Kabir Enthusiastically Welcomes Families to Campus

He waves, he dances, he welcomes orientation families to campus—and when you see him, you can't help smiling. Each Monday and Thursday morning this summer, Nathan Kabir, a junior in civil ...

West High Students Partner with UT Engineers on Environmental Study
KNOXVILLE—A University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study on how trees affect water runoff in urban areas is fully underway, thanks in part to students at West High School in Knoxville. The ...
PhD student Hannah Woo named UT Scholar of the Week
Hannah Woo, PhD student in civil and environmental engineering, works withUT/ORNL Governor’s Chair Terry Hazen. She received a B.S. in Molecular Environmental Biology with Honors from the ...
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. 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. 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 ...

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851 Neyland Drive

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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