Civil and Environmental Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

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Friday, March 27, 2015

Mauter Awarded NAMS Young Membrane Scientist Award

CEE/EPP Assistant professor Meagan S. Mauter was recently named one of the three recipients of the 2015 North American Membrane Society (NAMS) Young Membrane Scientist Award. MORE
Wednesday, March 11, 2015

2016 Graduate Program Rankings Announced in US News and World Report

The recently released US News and World Report - 2016 Graduate Program Rankings report have again placed CEE as one of the top Engineering programs in the country. MORE
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

CEE Seniors Sweep ASCE Annual Student Awards

Three CEE Seniors, Miriam Hegglin, Paige Sieffert, and Millard McElwee were all recognized at this year’s ASCE Pittsburgh Annual Awards Banquet as emerging leaders in civil engineering. MORE
Monday, February 23, 2015

Carnegie Mellon University Team Finds Exporting Natural Gas Will Not Increase Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering researchers determined that exporting natural gas to Asia or Europe will not cause increased greenhouse gas emissions. Their findings were recently published in a paper in "Environmental Science and Technology." MORE
Friday, February 20, 2015

CEE Senior Wins George Washington Prize

CEE Senior Dolly Hsu (BS ’15) was awarded the George Washington Prize at the Annual Engineering Awards Banquet held at the Engineers’ Society of Western PA. MORE
Monday, February 9, 2015

CEE Professor Jeanne VanBriesen Wins Carnegie Science Award

The Carnegie Science Center has announced that Duquesne Light Company Professor Jeanne VanBriesen, has been awarded the 2015 Carnegie Science Environmental Award in recognition for her water quality research. MORE


Advanced Infrastructure Systems 

Application and exploration of emerging Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), infrastructure systems and associated processes, such as planning, design, construction, facility/infrastructure management, and environmental monitoring.


Environmental Engineering, Sustainability and Science

Interdisciplinary inquiry that spans engineering, science, social sciences, and policy which aims to provide skills, analysis tools, and technologies to meet environmental stewardship and sustainability challenges of the 21st Century.


Mechanics, Materials and Computing

Addresses the numerical simulation of solid and fluid mechanical and thermal phenomena with a view toward the analysis and optimum design of engineering systems.

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US News and World Report Program Rankings

2016 U.S. News & World Report Graduate School Rankings

7th for Environmental Engineering
9th for Civil Engineering 

2015 U.S. News & World Report Undergraduate Program Rankings

7th for Environmental Engineering
12th for Civil Engineering