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Diana Duran

Assistant Professor
Unit: School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department: Department of Systems and Information Engineering
Office location and address
151 Engineer's Way
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
CE 3010: Project Business Planning
Credits: 3
Construction projects only occur when the needs of the market, sponsors, end-users, and society are sustainably met. In this course, students will learn how to: 1) plan successful business cases for construction projects considering technical, societal, financial, legal, environmental, and market limitations, 2) evaluate and select the best alternative, and 3) express it through a business plan while increasing their entrepreneurship competencies.
CE 4015: Construction Industry Workshop: Bringing Theory to Practice
Credits: 3
This course is co-taught in partnership with field engineers, project managers, subject matter experts, and executives from the top construction companies of the region, in a series of case-study sessions designed to bring CEM theory and practice into the same room. Pre-req info: Only students who have taken 2500 How to Manage Eng Projects or are currently enrolled in CE 2030 can take this class.
SYS 4053: Systems Design I
Credits: 3
A design project extending throughout the fall semester. Involves the study of an actual open-ended situation, including problem formulation, data collection, analysis and interpretation, model building for the purpose of evaluating design options, model analysis, and generation of solutions. Includes an appropriate computer laboratory experience. Prerequisite: SYS 3021, 3060, and fourth-year standing in the Systems Engineering major.
SYS 4054: Systems Design II
Credits: 3
A design project extending throughout the spring semester. Involves the study of an actual open-ended situation, including problem formulation, data collection, analysis and interpretation, model building for the purpose of evaluating design options, model analysis, and generation of solutions. Includes an appropriate computer laboratory experience. Prerequisite: SYS 4053.
CE 4500: Special Topics in Civil Engineering
Credits: 1–3
Applies basic engineering principles, analytical procedures and design methodology to special problems of current interest in civil engineering. Topic for each semester are announced at the time of course enrollment. Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing and instructor permission.
CE 5500: Special Topics in Civil Engineering
Credits: 1–3
Applies basic engineering principles, analytical procedures and design methodology to special problems of current interest in civil engineering. Topic for each semester are announced at the time of course enrollment.
CE 6500: Special Topics in Civil Engineering
Credits: 3
Detailed study of special topics in civil engineering. Master's-level graduate students. Prerequisites: to be listed for each section as needed
CE 8001: Graduate Teaching Instruction
Credits: 1–12
For graduate students who will be GTA for a course taught by CE faculty who have granted Instructor Permission for that section. Prerequisites: Instructor Permission
CE 8999: Thesis
Credits: 1–12
Formal record of student commitment to master's thesis research under the guidance of a faculty advisor. Registration may be repeated as necessary. Prerequisites: Instructor Permission
CE 9999: Dissertation
Credits: 1–12
Formal record of student commitment to doctoral research under the guidance of a faculty advisor. Prerequisites: Instructor Permission