About CEE

Civil and Environmental Engineering at a glance

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering emphasizes a balance of teaching and research in forefront areas of modern Civil and Environmental engineering.

Degree Programs

  BS MS (Non-Thesis) MS Ph.D.
Civil Engineering   M.Eng     
Environmental Engineering BS Civil/Enviro       


Active Research Collaborations

  • Reuse and recycle of construction materials
  • Characterization of material
  • Resilient infrastructure
  • Emergency evacuation
  • Waste management & Landfilling
  • Resource recovery

Research Facilities

All undergraduate students studying towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering may choose from one of the majors within the program:

  • Civil
  • Civil/Environmental


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has the mission of teaching the fundamentals of civil engineering science, analysis, design, and management to empower students to assume careers as professional engineers, to conduct basic and applied research, to improve the state of knowledge of civil engineering, to serve as a source of information and advice to the community on engineering matters, and to assist in the continuing education of professional engineers and other interested individuals. The department has a special mission to provide an opportunity for a civil engineering education for minorities and women.

Mission correct



The vision of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is to serve the state and nation by becoming a leading educational and research program in Civil and Environmental engineering. We aim to capitalize on the fundamental strengths of Civil and Environmental engineering in the study and application of civil engineering, design, analysis and management to make innovative and creative advances to solving pressing societal problems in human health, environment, and industry.