COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & SCIENCE

Construction Engineering Technology

Program Highlights

Construction Engineering Technology is a great discipline for those individuals who want to solve practical problems and help create the infrastructure of the future. Construction engineering technologists manage and supervise the conversion of engineering and architectural plans from ideas to reality. A successful construction engineering technologist understands infrastructure life cycles, solves technical challenges, has a strong grasp of math and science, and communicates creative solutions to teams.

The Louisiana Tech Construction Engineering Technology curriculum provides students with a background in math, science, engineering, construction, and business to prepare graduates for leadership positions in the construction industry.

The Louisiana Tech Construction Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET. To find out more information about the program mission, educational objectives, student outcomes and enrollment and graduation data, go to our Accreditation & Enrollment page.

Job Opportunities

Construction engineering technologists administer and evaluate construction contracts, documents and codes and estimate costs and quantities and evaluate materials for construction projects.

  • Construction manager
  • Construction and building inspector
  • Cost estimator
  • Distribution manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Project manager
  • Quality control coordinator
  • Quality control manager

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Advising Materials

For a list of prerequisites and required courses, select the curriculum sheet below.

Construction Engineering Technology Curriculum Sheet

Faculty

Construction Engineering Technology

Dr. Shaurav Alam

Assistant Professor

Departments: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Trenchless Technology Center

Office: BOGH 246

Phone: 318-257-2053

Fax: 318-257-2562

Email: shaurav@latech.edu

Sue Antony

Administrative Coordinator 3

Departments: Administrative and Technical Staff, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering

Office: BOGH 257

Phone: 318-257-2357

Fax: 318-257-4630

Email: santony@latech.edu

Dr. David (Thomas) Iseley

Professor Emeritus

Departments: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Trenchless Technology Center

Dr. Arun Jaganathan

Associate Professor

Departments: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Molecular Science and Nanotechnology

Office: BOGH 247

Phone: 318-257-2905

Fax: 318-257-2562

Email: arun@latech.edu

Reginald Jeter

Program Chair and Professional in Residence

Departments: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology

Office: BOGH 248

Phone: 318-257-2369

Fax: 318-257-2562

Email: rjeter@latech.edu

Dr. Elizabeth Matthews

Assistant Professor

Departments: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology

Office: BOGH 238

Phone: 318-257-3350

Fax: 318-257-2562

Email: ematt@latech.edu

Dr. John Matthews

Director Trenchless Technology Center, Associate Professor

Departments: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Trenchless Technology Center

Office: EA 203

Phone: 318-257-4072

Fax: 318-257-2777

Email: matthews@latech.edu

Jeff Pike

Senior Lecturer

Departments: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology

Office: BOGH 249

Phone: 318-257-2520

Fax: 318-257-2562

Email: jpike@latech.edu

Dr. Norman Pumphrey

Professor Emeritus

Departments: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology

Office:

Email: pumphrey@latech.edu

Dr. Chuanbing (Shawn) Sun

Assistant Professor

Departments: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology

Office: BOGH 243

Phone: 318-257-5115

Fax: 318-257-2562

Email: shawn@latech.edu

Dr. Xingran (Jay) Wang

Program Chair – Civil Engineering , Professor – Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Technology

Departments: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology

Office: BOGH 242

Phone: 318-257-2934

Fax: 318-257-2562

Email: xwang@latech.edu

Dr. Nazimuddin Wasiuddin

Professor

Departments: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Molecular Science and Nanotechnology

Office: BOGH 245

Phone: 318-257-2392

Fax: 318-257-2562

Email: wasi@latech.edu

Dr. Leland Weiss

Director – Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Associate Professor – Mechanical Engineering

Departments: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Institute for Micromanufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, Molecular Science and Nanotechnology, Nanosystems Engineering

Office: BOGH 258

Phone: 318-257-5113

Fax: 318-257-2562

Email: lweiss@latech.edu

Trenchless Technology Center

Dr. Shaurav Alam

Assistant Professor

Departments: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Trenchless Technology Center

Office: BOGH 246

Phone: 318-257-2053

Fax: 318-257-2562

Email: shaurav@latech.edu

Dr. David (Thomas) Iseley

Professor Emeritus

Departments: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Trenchless Technology Center

Carrie Kelly

Research Associate

Department: Trenchless Technology Center

Office: EA 201

Phone: 318-257-4072

Fax: 318-257-2777

Email: ckelly@latech.edu

Dr. John Matthews

Director Trenchless Technology Center, Associate Professor

Departments: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Trenchless Technology Center

Office: EA 203

Phone: 318-257-4072

Fax: 318-257-2777

Email: matthews@latech.edu

Chris Morgan

Laboratory Manager and Property Inventory Custodian

Department: Trenchless Technology Center

Office: EA 101

Phone: 318-257-5303

Fax: 318-257-2777

Email: cmorgan@latech.edu

Fredda Wagner

Office Manager

Department: Trenchless Technology Center

Office: EA 201

Phone: 318-257-3204

Fax: 318-257-2777

Email: fredda@latech.edu

Alumni

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