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Civil Engineering

College of Engineering

College of Engineering Building

Interim Chair: Emelinda M. Parentela

Department Office: Vivian Engineering Center (VEC) - 104
Telephone: (562) 985-5118
Website: Civil Engineering

Faculty: Hsiao-Ling Chu, Tesfai Goitom, Nezih Gunal, El-Hami Nasr, Tang-Hung Nguyen, Richard P. Nguyen, Ali Nowroozi, Emelinda M. Parentela, Joseph M. Plecnik, Jeremy Redman, Shadi Saadeh, Antonella Sciortino, Tariq Shehab-Eldeen, Chan-Feng (Steve) Tsai

Undergraduate Advisors:
Emelinda M. Parentela (CE), Tesfai Goitom (CEM)

Graduate Advisor: Chan-Feng (Steve) Tsai

General Education Advising: Horn Center, Room 103 (HC-103)

Administrative Support Coordinator: Ameeta Perera

Students desiring detailed information about Civil Engineering or Construction Engineering Management programs should contact the department office for referral to one of the faculty advisors.

Career Possibilities

Civil Engineer • Traffic Engineer • Sanitary Engineer • Structural Engineer • Hydraulic Engineer • Highway Administration Engineer • Harbor Engineer • Airport Engineer • Environmental Engineer • Transportation Engineer • Drainage Design Coordinator • Technical Sales and Consulting • Field Engineer • Facilities Engineer • Plant Engineer • Project Engineer • Safety Engineer • Sales Representative • Estimator • Construction Coordinator • Procurement Construction Coordinator • Construction Inspector • Cost Analysis Coordinator • Contract Coordinator • Consultant (Some of these, and other careers, require additional education or experience. For more information, see CSULB Careers Website.)