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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

Chapra Receives 2015 Wesley W. Horner Award

Professor Steven Chapra received the ASCE Environmental and Water Resources Institute's 2015 Wesley W. Horner Award for his paper "Parsimonious Model for Assessing Nutrient Impacts on Periphyton-Dominated Streams." The paper was considered to have "the most valuable contribution to the environmental engineering profession" in the past year.

CEE News and Events

Viesca Publishes in Nature Geoscience

Pennell Comments on Metabolomics Methods and the 'Exposome' in CE&N

Germaine Delivers First BSCES Ladd Memorial Lecture

Moaveni Comments on UAV Bridge Inspection

Fall Alumni Newsletter Available Now!

Brenner Publishes New Book

Durant Named ASCE Fellow

Vogel Wins AGU Editors' Choice Award

Garcia Wins Grant for WaterSmart Innovations Conference

Abriola Named University Professor

Lantagne and Yates Research Featured in JAIDS

Woodward Receives Graduate Award for Engineering Practice

Halaseh Wins Second Place in Tufts Energy Conference

Vogel Featured in Earth Magazine

Chapra Receives 2015 Wesley W. Horner Award

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

Graduate Degrees:
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Certificate Programs
Postbac Programs

Upcoming Event

Research Professor Jack Germaine was chosen as the inaugural speaker for BSCES' First Charles C. Ladd Memorial Lecture. On Mon., Nov. 16 at 6:30 pm, he will speak on trends in mechanically compressed sediment behavior with stress and plasticity. Register now >