Awards and Honors

The scholarship and leadership of UA students, faculty and alumni are honored each April during Honors Week. UA’s colleges, schools, and departments hold special events and activities during the week, a tradition since the early 1900s. The Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering recognizes student and alumni achievement with several awards.

The Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering 2019 Awards

Edgar Boyd Kay Award for Outstanding Architectural Engineering Senior

Nathan Heim
Nolan Maue

Josiah Gorgas Award for Outstanding Civil Engineering Senior

Davis Duncan
Blythe Johnston

Outstanding Construction Engineering Senior

Samuel Baker
Miranda Reed

George J. Davis Award for Outstanding Environmental Engineering Senior

Emma Hall
Sophie DeRespino

CCEE Outstanding Dissertation

Dr. Mohammed Al-Zarred – Adviser: Dr. Gary Moynihan

CCEE Engineering Outstanding Research by a PhD Student

Vidya Sagar Ronanki – Adviser: Dr. Sri Aaleti

Bibb Graves Award for Outstanding GTA Assistant

Justin Ahalt

Chi Epsilon Leadership in Service Award

Katharine Conaway

ASCE Student Leadership Award

Olivia Unseld

Student Engineers in Action Student Leadership Award

Raegan Swartz

The American Concrete Institute Student Leadership Award

Marcelino Diaz

Donald H. McLean Civil Engineering Professor of the Year Award

Dr. Alex Hainen

Donald H. McLean Civil Engineering Junior Professor of the Year Award

Dr. Sririam Aaleti

Excellence in Undergraduate Education

Dr. Derek Williamson

Excellence in Graduate Education

Dr. Gary Moynihan

Excellence in Research and Innovation Senior Scholar

Dr. Steven Jones

Excellence in Research Mid-Career Scholar

Dr. Jialai Wang

Excellence in Research Emerging Scholar

Dr. Alex Hainen

Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Architectural Engineering Senior

Nathan Heim

Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Civil Engineering Senior

Julia Becker

Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Construction Engineering Senior

Samuel Baker

Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Environmental Engineering Senior

Emily Mandell

Engineering Council of Birmingham Architectural Engineering Undergraduate Student of the Year

Nolan Maue

Engineering Council of Birmingham Civil Engineering Undergraduate Student of the Year

Kathryn Peterson

Engineering Council of Birmingham Construction Engineering Undergraduate Student of the Year

Samuel Baker

Engineering Council of Birmingham Environmental Engineering Undergraduate Student of the Year

Raegan Swartz

Engineering Council of Birmingham CCEE PhD Student of the Year

Vidya Sagar Ronanki