News and Events


Camille Zimmer awarded prestigious scholarship from Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation

Now, on the cusp of completing her PhD in Public Health and Environmental Engineering at UVic, she is being honoured as the recipient of the prestigious Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Graduate PhD Award from the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF)

Congratulations Dr. Mukhopadhyaya on this well-deserved and prestigious honour!

“Dr. Phalguni brings together fundamental engineering knowledge and applied research expertise in training next-generation engineers at the University of Victoria and aiding design of sustainable building envelopes and structures,” noted the official award citation read out during the CSCE national conference. “Throughout his career, he has developed numerous research collaborations with industry, academic and government organizations and his research outputs have influenced many changes in building construction practices in Canada and beyond.” Congratulations Dr. Mukhopadhyaya on this well-deserved and prestigious honour!

Faculty EDI committee hosted ‘Noon Networking’ at First Peoples’ House

Noon Networking is a weekly event held most Wednesdays during the fall and winter terms in the First Peoples House that welcomes students into the space to connect with staff, share food together, and to learn more about a UVic program area or department who provides a short presentation on their work.

Paving the Way to Replace Cement and Reduce Carbon Emissions

To provide an alternative to carbon dioxide sequestration, Dr. Rishi Gupta (Civil Engineering) and his colleagues at UVic's Facility for Innovative Materials and Infrastructure Monitoring (FIMIM) are pushing the limits of what is possible with concrete by substituting cement with other sustainable binding materials.

Lambert Award

This award recognizes an individual who has made a substantial or sustained contribution of professional service to Engineers and Geoscientists BC through leadership and dedication in a volunteer capacity. Dr. Rishi Gupta is an admired professor in the Department of Civil and has been an active volunteer with Engineers and Geoscientists BC for more than two decades. He integrates research with learning opportunities & applies both to his extensive volunteer service, setting an extraordinary example for his peers & students.

Seminar Series

Scheduled Speakers

Welcome to the 2022/23 season of the Sustainability Seminar Series brought to you by the Department of Civil Engineering.

We have some exciting guests lined up this season, so please join us by registering on the Eventbrite link beside each guest.