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Students observe and take measurements of an airport runway; A photo of a bridge; Students in Alaska with Dr. Nina Stark.

Students observe and take measurements of an airport runway; A photo of a bridge; Students in Alaska with Dr. Nina Stark.
  • Winter Session 2018 – CEE 3014 : Construction Management – Nine students traveled to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Students learned about Construction Management in a context outside of the USA. This hands-on opportunity taught students from a different lens in this field
  • Winter Session 2017– CEE 3014 Construction Management – Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Twelve students experienced this blended (virtual Blacksburg, Punta Cana) class offering a fundamental course for CEE majors. They learned fundamental knowledge and skills to effectively manage project across borders.
  • Spring Break 2017 – Dr. Nina Stark took two students to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic to conduct Coastal Engineering research on the beach for their CEE 4564 mid-term project.
  • Summer 2015, Coastal Engineering Field Trip in Punta Cana: Dr. Nina Stark led 4 students on a coastal engineering research field trip
  • Summer  2014, CEE in Punta Cana: A faculty-led program had 11 students in a 6 credit hour program on Sustainable Water & Airport Planning
  • Summer  2013, CEE in Punta Cana: A faculty-led program had 20 students in a 6 credit hour program on Sustainable Water & Airport Planning
  • Summer  2012, CEE in Punta Cana: A faculty-led program had 11 students in a 6 credit hour program on Sustainable Water & Airport Planning
  • Summer  2011, CEE in Punta Cana: A faculty-led program had 17 students in a 6 credit hour program on Sustainable Water & Infrastructure

Fall 2014, CEE in Panama: Eleven (11) students participated in a class through University of Colorado- Boulder and Engineers Without Borders and traveled to Panama City, Panama as part of the program.

CEE in Panama
CEE in Panama
  • Spring 2019:  Seventeen students studied in the Spring 2019 semester and traveled in May 2019 to the Netherlands, Germany & Switzerland. In spring 2019, students learned about famous bridge designs, the builders who created them and the impact to the society where these bridges are located. Students visited the communities and bridges to finalize the learning in this class. 
  • Spring 2018: Bridges in Switzerland, Germany & Italy-Seven students learned about famous bridge designs, the builders who created them and the impact to the society where these bridges are located all spring and then traveled from May 13-24, 2018 to learn in this hands-on abroad program.
  • Spring 2017: Bridges in Switzerland and Germany– Nine students learned about famous bridge designs, the builders who created them and the impact to the society where these bridges are located all spring and then traveled from May 14-25, 2017 to learn in this hands-on abroad program.
  • Summers 2005, 2007, 2009, & 2011, Swiss Bridge Trip: A group of faculty and students went on a non-credit field trip to Switzerland to visit important bridges
  • Spring Break 2014, CEE in China: Three (3) students traveled with a Dr. Linbing Wang to visit at Tongji University
  • Winter 2013, CEE in China: Four (4) students visited at Tongji University and the University of Science & Technology Beijing to promote collaboration and provide students will a broader view of engineering
  • Summer 2016, Research at Queensland University, Australia: Two CEE students conducted full-time research for 6 weeks each
  • Summer 2017, Research at Queensland University, Australia as part of an NSF IRES grant: Three CEE students conducted full-time research for 6 weeks each
  • Summer 2018, Research at Queensland University, Australia as part of an NSF IRES grant: Six CEE students conducted full-time research for 6 weeks each
  • Summer 2019, Research at Queensland University, Australia as part of an NSF IRES grant: Two CEE students conducted full-time research for 6 weeks each
Alaska