Tunneling: Not Your Average Civil Engineering Job

Monday, April 10, 2017, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, 3310 Yeh Student Center

Adrian Naranjo (BSCE ’09 UCR, MSCE ’15 UIUC)

Erin Sibley (BSCE ’11 VU, MSCE ’13 / PhD ’16 UIUC)

Shih-Han Su (BSCE ’12 NCTU, MSCE ’13 UIUC)

Are you about to complete your degree in Civil Engineering? Have you considered embarking on a career in Geotechnical Engineering or Tunneling?  Do you know the difference? Tunneling is one of the most beneficial professions in terms of improving human health and sustainability.  There is a place for all Civil Engineering disciplines in Tunneling, but perhaps none more so than geo-structural engineering.

Join our presenters as they share their experiences as young professionals pursuing a career in tunnel engineering. Learn what to expect from the first years of a career in tunneling, the main challenges that you will face, the critical skills that can help you strengthen your professional life, and many other tips that will help you prepare for taking the next steps towards a career underground.

You can virtually feel the excitement!  Stay after the presentation for a 360 VR headset tour of a live tunnel project.