UD’s Professional development programs are offered as short courses, technical workshops, and license reviews for Professional Engineers.

Our short courses and workshops, designed to meet industry-identified needs, offer the latest techniques and technologies in your field – helping you move ahead! If you don’t see what you are seeking, contact with your needs/suggestions.

Civil Engineering – Heavy Construction:

  • Risk Assessment and Management  (September 18-19, 2017): Taught by Jerry DiMaggio, P.E. (the renowned and very popular geotechnical engineering consultant/instructor) will be of interest not only to geotechnical engineers, but to all engineers.
  • Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls & Reinforced Soil Slopes  (Fall 2017): Jerry DiMaggio will return to campus again in Fall 2017 to offer this 2-day course … Stay tuned for dates and more information!

Engineering Management:

Railroad Engineering:

Research & Quality Control:

  • Fundamentals of Vapor Deposition– a Distance-formatted, self-paced tutorial that is co-sponsored by the Society of Vacuum Coaters, and dedicated to the memory of Nathaniel H. Sugerman). Enrollment is limited to facilitate highly interactive participation. Group Discount Option – Save $50/reg for groups of 5 or more from the same company!
  • Statistical Design of Experiments – a Distance-formatted, self-paced tutorial. Recorded when taught on-campus, this 2.5-day hands-on course always receives great reviews – and now it is available in self-paced, on-line format, with faculty support. Group Discount Option: Save $200/reg for groups of 3 or more from the same company. Let us know your interest. (See the course web page for more details.)
  • Statistical Process ControlLet us know your interest in this ON-LINE FORMATTED professional development course.- This interactive, hands-on, distance version of the highly acclaimed on-campus course debuted in April 2013 with rave reviews. Enrollment is limited to facilitate interactive participation. Group Discount Option: Save $100/reg for groups of 3 or more from the same company.
  • Materials Characterization Workshop – This second annual materials characterization workshop was a short course in nanofabrication, microanalysis & analytical techniques that took place at UD on August 23-24, 2016. Watch for details about upcoming materials characterization workshops!
  • Patent Basics Workshop -If you and your colleagues are interested in this course, let us know and we will make every effort to offer it again – sooner, rather than later!

Licensure Preparation:

Professional Engineer (PE) Review Courses – on-campus and distance formats! We offer review courses in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Chemical Engineering.  Please note that we are currently updating the course content for Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering. These newly updated courses will be available in Fall 2017.