FALL 2019
"Robotics in construction offers interesting opportunities for safety, since workers often are subject to dangerous working conditions," said Robert Leicht, associate professor of architectural engineering.  >>

AE receives grant for Research Experience for Teachers

A $600K, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation -- given to the AE department in partnership with the College of Education's Center for Science and the Schools -- will expose high school students and their teachers to STEM through a program called the Building Education Research Experience for Teachers Site.  >>
AE awarded grant to redesign first-year seminar

A $57K grant from the Leonhard Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Education allowed the AE department to revitalize AE 124, first-year seminar, to include hands-on activities like redesigning Beaver Stadium and exploring full-scale construction robots.  >>
AE professor leading effort to redesign power grid: The future of energy 

Jim Freihaut, professor of architectural engineering, researches microgrids, or independent and localized hybrid power systems that incorporate combined heat and power systems and electrical components of energy.  >>
AE students secure historic win at AEI design competition  

AE undergraduate students earned first place in all five core categories at the 2019 Architectural Engineering Institute Student Design Competition, including the top honor for building integration for their green, collaborative performing arts center design.  >>
Alumna gifts $50K endowed scholarship to architectural engineering

The Karen and Charles Sweeney Architectural Engineering Scholarship will be awarded to one full-time AE undergraduate student per academic year, with special preference given to students who participate in programs that promote equity and inclusion >>

The 26th annual AE Career Fair was held at the Bryce Jordan Center on September 24. View the event's Flickr album here. >>

The 1987 AE graduate is COO and an executive vice president of Clark Construction Group, LLC and CEO of Clark Construction-subsidiary Guy F. Atkinson Construction, LLC. >>
  • Engineering and architecture design firm EwingCole gifts $50K to architecture and architectural engineering >>
  • AE Alumnus Tim Carr gifts $150K to enhance AE facilities >>
  • SmithGroup makes $50K scholarship gift to architectural engineering >>
Micro-credentialing session on "Standards and Standardization" presented by Ed Manns, director of standards and strategic technical initiatives from NACE International, The Worldwide Corrosion Authority  >> 

Micro-credentialing session on "Data Center Essentials" presented by John Peterson, program manager of mission critical at AECOM  >> 

MARCH 28 - 29
Micro-credentialing session on "Community Planning" presented by Steve Kadar and Joseph Curtis, community planners at the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)  >> 

AE's Building Materials Expo   >>  

MAY 22 - 23
Save the weekend! 110th AE Alumni Reunion  >> 

27th annual AE Career Fair >>