Civil Engineering Technology BS
April 19, 2021
Civil engineering technology students and faculty thrive in hybrid classroom environment
Transitioning demanding engineering classes to the online environment throughout the pandemic was a challenge, but Associate Professor Amanda Bao adjusted by supplementing lectures with a series of interactive and accessible materials that enhanced student learning.
April 14, 2021
Amanda Bao: Building bridges as an engineer and a teacher
Associate Professor Amanda Bao brings extensive experience in building bridges and strong connections to students to her classroom, and she is being honored with a 2021 Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching.
December 1, 2020
RIT receives NIST grant to develop standards modules for Environmental Management and Safety curricula
RIT recently received a grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop course modules that will provide students with guidelines and best practices in standards information toward helping organizations manage crisis situations.
October 26, 2020
RIT international campuses open doors to ‘remote start’ students
Many of RIT’s international students who were accepted at the Rochester campus but were unable to get to the U.S. because of travel and visa restrictions have found enrollment alternatives and connections to classmates at all the university’s campuses.
June 16, 2020
From beer to plants; using a green wall to help filter wastewater at RIT
WROC-TV talks to Josh Goldowitz and Scott Wolcott, professors in the Department of Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Management and Safety, about their research on a cost-effective and sustainable option for wastewater treatment for breweries.
June 2, 2020
Living Walls: University researchers develop green tech for treating wastewater from microbreweries
RIT and SUNY ESF researchers received a patent for green wall technology that will provide craft breweries cost-effective and sustainable options for wastewater treatment.
November 22, 2019
How the FIU tragedy could change bridge construction projects
Construction Dive talks to Amanda Bao, associate professor in civil engineering technology, about typical bridge design procedures.
November 18, 2019
Alumni Update: Alumnus part of team that built large YMCA
Tim Webber ’97 (civil engineering technology) helped design one of the largest YMCA facilities in the country: the Schottland Family YMCA, in Pittsford, N.Y. Webber is vice president and director of civil engineering at LaBella Associates, an international architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning firm in Rochester.
August 6, 2019
2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards: Kyle Sayers
Meet Kyle Sayers ’99 (civil engineering technology), the College of Engineering Technology 2019 Distinguished Alumnus.
June 5, 2019
RIT Baja Racing goes off-road for competition and careers
RIT Racing and teams from Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico, Canada, India and the United States will field race cars, built by student-engineers, and test them on a track that will challenge not only the durability of the cars but the problem-solving capabilities of the teams during the 2019 Baja SAE Rochester World Challenge June 6-9.
April 18, 2019
Student Spotlight: Participating in the ASCE Concrete Canoe competition
Meet Brady Smith, a fourth-year civil engineering technology student and captain of this year’s Concrete Canoe team.
April 17, 2019
RIT hosts 2019 Upstate NY Regional Student Conference on April 19 and 20 at Polisseni Center
Concrete canoes float—really. And bridges are more complicated to construct than putting up a few steel beams. Student-engineers who build both the unusual—yet attractive—canoes and complex bridge spans will display their designs at the 2019 Upstate New York Regional Student Conference taking place April 19-20 at RIT.