Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering

Congratulations May 2022 Graduates!  We are proud of you!

As you move forward in your professional lives, you take the best wishes of the department with you. Remember all that we have tried to teach you as you continue your journey of education and development.

Congratulations also go to our top performing senior design teams:

Overall 2022 Senior Design Conference Winners:

  • 1st place & the Frank H. Dotterweich & June Smith Dotterweich Trust Award for the 2022 Top Senior Design Project - Team CE11 – New Student Union Space.  Team Members: Carlos Nino-Flores, Julisa Zarate, Shelby Coalson, Sydney Diaz, and Cailin Leal

Top Architectural Engineering Teams:

  • 1st - Team AE4 – Designing a New Boys and Girls Club of Kingsville.  Team Members: Madison Rigsby, Ana Morales Fuentes, Brady Hartzog, Rosa Gonzalez, and Jacqueline De Los Santos
  • 2nd - Team AE2 – James C. Jernigan Library Renovation.  Team Members: Ayat Hamide, Regina Barrera, Javier Cabral, Sydney Diaz, and Mario Sierra

Top Civil Engineering Teams:

  • 1st - Team CE11 – New Student Union Space.  Team Members: Carlos Nino-Flores, Julisa Zarate, Shelby Coalson, Sydney Diaz, and Cailin Leal
  • 2nd – Team CE2 – Armstrong Street Renovations.  Team Members: Rene Garcia, Kevin Greathouse, Devin Hoskins, and Parker Lamb
  • 3rd – Team CE4 – McNeil Engineering Building Improvements.  Team Members: Ilse Barrera, Monica Perez, Krystal Hernandez, Gerardo Reyes, and Javier Flores.

Welcome!

Welcome to the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville! We offer B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering with a broad focus in the areas of geotechnical, structural, transportation, and water resources engineering. Our B.S. in Architectural Engineering is an interdisciplinary degree that focuses on building systems engineering, structural engineering, construction management, and basics principles of architectural design.

ASCE students working on the concrete canoe.
ASCE students working on the concrete canoe.

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville is to create a respectful learning environment that prepares graduates to meet industry needs, demonstrate professional responsibility, and pursue fulfilling careers.

Department Spotlight

Students Take 2nd at APTI Competition

Congratulations to Jacquelyne Garcia Torres (AEEN), John Ruiz (MEEN), Maria Garcia Torres (AEEN), Richard Rowland IV (AEEN), and Kaley Dodd (AEEN) for their strong performance at the Association for Preservation Technology International (APTI) Student Design-Build Competition.  The team placed second overall and won  first place in the Best Build and Best Poster categories.  

 

Aaron Espericueta

Recent AEEN graduate Aaron Espericueta was interviewed for the Junior Achievement Speaker Series.  Aaron works for NRG Engineering on electrical designs for buildings.  His interview may be viewed on YouTube and provides an interesting perspective on where an engineering degree can take you.