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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering seeks to educate our students for a lifetime of intellectual pursuits and to contribute to the knowledge of civil and environmental engineering.

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Research Areas

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

Environmental Health

Geosystems Engineering

Structural Engineering and Mechanics

Faculty Highlights

Pennell Elected as ASCE Fellow

Professor and Chair Kurt Pennell has been elected fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for 'his contributions to the development and advancement of in situ remediation technologies designed to treat contaminated soil and groundwater.'

CEE News and Events

Read the 2016 Fall Department Newsletter

The Cost of Bacteria in Water Supply Systems

Chapra Researches Decreasing Algal Blooms in Freshwater

Tufts Named One of Six Academic Partners in Massachusetts Offshore Wind Funding

Lantagne Writes on the Need for Wastewater Treatment Innovation

Parry Named First Abriola Fellow

Lantagne Quoted in New York Times on Cholera Outbreak

Brooks Wins Tufts Presidential Award for Citizenship and Public Service

Marcet Wins Geosyntec Student Paper Contest

Pennell Elected as ASCE Fellow

Dorfmann Researches the Dynamics of the Chameleon Tongue

Pennell Researches Enhanced Nanoparticle Mobility

Abriola Named U.S. Science Envoy

Degree Programs

Undergraduate Degrees:
B.S. in Civil Engineering
B.S. in Environmental Engineering
B.S. in Engineering - Architectural Studies
B.S. in Engineering - Environmental Health
Minors offered:
EOS and Geosystems
Geosystems for non-CEE majors
Architectural Studies for Engineering and Liberal Arts Students
Architectural Engineering for Liberal Arts Students

Graduate Degrees:
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Certificate Programs
Postbac Programs

Hanes Endowed Fellowship

Help support graduate student research in Environmental Health Engineering by making your gift to the N. Bruce and Lorry Hanes Endowed Fellowship Fund.