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Civil and Architectural Engineering|College of Engineering and Applied Science

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Civil & Architectural Engineering
Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307)766-5255

New Masters Degree program in Architectural Engineering

In March the UW Trustees approved a Masters of Science degree program in Architectural Engineering.  UW becomes the 10th university in the country to offer this degree.  The new program will allow the Architectural Engineering faculty to recruit more graduate students and increase research activities, particularly in the area of building energy systems.  This program goes into effect immediately. 

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Department News

Back in Space - Tal Wammen

Back in Space

UW Civil Engineering graduate Tal Wammen is designing and testing fuel tank technology for NASA’s Space Launch System.

"I have a great relationship with the faculty there at UW,” Wammen says. “The experience I got there at college is something that has helped me every day at work.”

Len Turns 90

Dr. Kam Ng Awarded 2013 Young Professor Paper Competition First Runner-Up from the Deep Foundation Institute (DFI) Educational Trust

November 19, 2013 — Dr. Kam Ng, assistant professor of the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, was awarded the 2013 Young Professor Paper Competition, First Runner-Up, from the DFI Educational Trust, for his paper entitled “Towards a Performance-Based Design of Drilled Shafts.”

Thomas Edgar

Thom Edgar Receives the ASCE Region 7 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award

July 29, 2013 — Congratulations on behalf of the College of Engineering and Applied Science to Dr. Thom Edgar for receiving the ASCE Region 7 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award.  He continues a distinguished career at the University of Wyoming that began in 1981.

Thomas Botts Thomas Botts, B.A. in Civil Engineering '77, receiving Distinguished Alumni Award during 2013 UW Homecoming

Botts eschewed the chance to run the family's ranch outside of Riverton, but took his father's advice and attended UW, where he was involved in Mortar Board, Tau Beta Pi and the American Society of Civil Engineers.


CEAS Alumni Visit with Members of ASCE on Current Projects with S.A. Miro, Inc.

CEAS Alumni Visit with Members of ASCE on Current Projects with S.A. Miro, Inc.

Two graduates of the M.S. in Civil and Architectural Engineering program recently visited campus to make a presentation to students and faculty at the monthly American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) meeting.  Both Chad Mitchell and Tyler Robison are now employed with S.A. Miro, Inc. at their headquarters located in Denver, CO.

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Developing Partnerships

Dr. Jenny Tanner has helped developed an exchange program between Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán and UW. Dr. Tanner encourages students to study abroad and says “One of the best things someone can do for themselves is to become a global citizen.”

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