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Civil & Environmental Engineering

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Civil and Environmental Engineering uses technologies from materials science, physics, biology, mathematics, computing and the social sciences to ask how we can best design and manage the buildings and cities, dams and water systems, highway networks and energy grids that support our daily lives.


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What are we researching?

CEE focuses on the theme of engineering for sustainability, including three core areas: built environment, environmental and water studies and atmosphere/energy.


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What is it like for undergraduate students?

The built and natural environments are interdependent and inseparable, requiring that the next generation of civil and environmental engineers work jointly as never before. We are dedicated to producing professionals up to the task of wise and efficient use of resources while creating the next generations of the built environment.


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What is it like for graduate students?

Our MS program is intended to be a terminal degree for those seeking advanced knowledge in a focused discipline of civil and environmental engineering to pursue a career in industry or another professional degree (e.g., law, business).