Director of MSCE: Construction Engineering and MSCE: Energy Infrastructure programs
Tom and Marilyn Draeger / Beavers Charitable Trust Term | Faculty Fellow in Civil & Environmental Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering
- (206) 543-3040
- MOR 121E
- Construction Materials Lab
Dr. Julian Yamaura is a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor in Civil and
Environmental Engineering at the University of Washington. He teaches courses
related to construction materials, design and construction of temporary
structures, and infrastructure construction means and methods. Prior to the UW,
Julian has worked for Pavia Systems, Inc., as an engineering consultant assisting
with the development and deployment of a construction project inspection
technology for public organizations and construction engineering and inspection
firms across the country. He has also worked for Atkinson Construction as a
construction engineer working on large transportation infrastructure projects
Julian’s research focuses on mobile technology systems in
construction and their impacts on project management. Other interests include
heavy civil construction and pavements.
Outside of work, Julian enjoys spending time with his wife
and three kids, playing guitar, and surfing the frigid waters of the pacific
- Ph.D in Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Washington, December 2018
- M.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Washington,, December 2010
- B.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Washington, June 2009
- Construction Engineer, Atkinson Construction, 2011-2014
- Engineering Consultant, Pavia Systems, Inc., 2014-2019
Honors & awards
- UW College of Engineering Student Teaching Award, 2017, University of Washington
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Partnership supports excellence in teaching
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Five faculty receive 2022 FACET teaching awards
Students have had their say. They’ve nominated five CEE faculty members to receive 2022 Faculty Appreciation for Career Education & Training (FACET) Awards.