Spring 2023 | Issue 2 | February 10

Dean Okoli Attends 2023 ASEE Public Policy Colloquium in DC

Dean Okenwa Okoli joined deans from around the country in Washington, D.C. for the 2023 ASEE Engineering Deans Public Policy Colloquium (PPC) held February 6-8.. The event focused on the themes of engineering talent, innovation and impact.

The deans heard from agency leaders at the National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and Department of Defense, as well as thought leaders on innovation and security. In addition, they had the opportunity to advocate for critical priorities in funding and policy through in-person congressional visits. 
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SWE Presents BAE Grams

Send a BAE Gram to another student

Each BAE gram contains a goodie bag with candy and Valentines Day themed items. On Tuesday, February 14, students will receive an email letting them know a BAE gram was sent to them and ready to be picked up.

BAE Gram

Sign up on the 2nd Floor of EA, ES and ET.

BAE Gram Prices

  • $3 Signed
  • $4: Signed with a note
  • $5: Anonymous with a note

Sign-up Times

  • February 9 | 8 AM to 12 PM
  • February 10 | 8 AM to 12 PM & 2 to 5 PM
  • February 13 | 8 AM to 12 PM

BAE Gram

CyberCorps Scholarship for Service

The federal government is paying for cybersecurity degrees!

CyberCorps SFS is a unique program designed to increase and strengthen the cadre of federal information assurance professionals that protect the government’s critical information infrastructure.

Scholarship Details

  • All tuition and education related fees paid
  • Up to 3 years of support for undergraduate and graduate (MS or PhD) education
  • Academic year stipends of $25,000 for undergraduate students and $34,000 for graduate students
  • Professional allowance of $6,000 for SFS Job Fair and other travel, professional certification, etc.
  • Summer internships
  • Post graduation government service requirement for a period equivalent to length of scholarship


  • U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Full-time student with a commitment for a career in cybersecurity
Deadline to Apply

2023 Fall and 2024 Spring Cohort Applications (one round of applications):

February 1 to April 15, 2023


Go to Tiger Scholarship Manager
Select CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service.


Join CMAA, Visit Ford's BlueOval City

Become a member of the University of Memphis Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America and, this semester, you will have the opportunity to visit the much anticipated BlueOval City Project that is coming to Stanton, Tennessee. 
BlueOval City

Why Join?
  • Networking
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Internship opportunities
  • Job site visits
  • Certification potential
    Earn a Construction Manager in Training (CMIT) certification
For more information, email Cody Williamson, cmwllm28@memphis.edu.

C-TIER Truck Parking in Tennessee Study Completed

Dr. Mihalis Golias
Dr. Sabya Mishra
Associate Professor
Faudree Professor
This fall, the Center for Transportation Innovations in Education and Research (CTIER) in the University of Memphis Herff College of Engineering completed its research project on the demand and supply of truck parking facilities in the state of Tennessee. Sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Transportation and the Freight Mobility Research Institute, the research found that the state of Tennessee does not exhibit a significant issue with truck parking capacity with a majority of its interstate network categorized as having “adequate capacity.”

Principal investigator Dr. Mihalis Golias, Civil Engineering professor, headed the research team consisting of co-principal investigators Dr. Sabya Mishra, Civil Engineering associate professor; Dr. Christopher R. Cherry, associate department head of Undergraduate Studies and Civil and Environmental Engineering professor at the University of Tennessee (UT); Airton Kohls, research associate III at the UT Center for Transportation Research; and Daniel Murray, vice president of the American Transportation Research Institute. Dimitrios Giampouranis in the UofM Department of Civil Engineering was research assistant.
Dimitrios Giampouranis
Graduate Research Assistant
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Construction Management Lecture Series

Guest Lectures

Class: Construction Scheduling
Topic/Delivery: CPM Scheduling
Company: Yates Constructions
Thursday, February, 23, 2023
8 to 9:25 a.m.
EA 102D

Class: Construction Estimating
Topic/Delivery: Detailed Estimates
Company: Montgomery Martine
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
9:40 to 11:05 a.m.

Class: Construction Engineering
Topic/Delivery: Project Closeout
Company: Grinder, Taber & Grinder
Monday, April 10, 2023
5:30 to 6:55 p.m.
EA 102D

Site Visit

Class: Construction Engineering, Construction Scheduling & Construction Estimating
Topic/Delivery: Blue Oval City
Company: Walbridge
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
1 p.m.
Project Site

Engineering Day

Engineering DayEngineering Day is an opportunity for the Herff College of Engineering to host local middle and high school students on campus and introduce them to the world of engineering. During the event, students enjoy a full day of STEM competitions, games and tours.
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Saturday, February 18
Herff College of Engineering
Career Corner provides news and information related to internships, co-ops and careers. If you have any questions about career services at Herff, contact Shelia Moses, Engineering Co-Op & Internship Coordinator.

Spring 2023 Herff Career & Internship Fair

Herff Career and Internship FairFriday, February 17
9 AM to 12 PM
Engineering Complex

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