Civil and Environmental Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Engineering Abroad: Building a ‘Mega Construction Project’ in Qatar

With a residential development, hotel, shopping mall, and amusement park, senior Ahmad Khanzada (CEE ’17) spent a very busy summer working with AECOM on ... Read More »

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CMU President Subra Suresh : 2017 Executive Orders and Immigration

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2017 News Stories

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

CEE at the Meeting of the Minds

CEE students Rebecca Tien, Daniel Ha, and Roseanne Usnay presented a diverse array of projects last week alongside other undergraduate students at the Meeting of the Minds, CMU’s undergraduate research symposium. MORE
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Her Heart is in the Work: CEE Student Angela Ng Receives Student Service Award

As a Civil and Environmental Engineering and Biomedical Engineering double major, Angela Ng’s continuous passion for academics, community service, and leadership embodies her interpretation of Andrew Carnegie’s vision for the Carnegie Mellon community. MORE
Monday, April 17, 2017

Undergraduate Research: Being Part of a Team

Jonathan Ying joins CEE/EPP Professor Meagan Mauter's research team to develop models and tools to allow steam power plants to evaluate the options for complying with ELG guidelines. MORE
Friday, April 14, 2017

Three CEE Faculty Awarded SEED Grants

Three CEE faculty were named as 2017 recipients of the Scott Institute’s annual Seed Grants for Energy Research, which support CMU faculty research in the areas of energy, environment, and policy. MORE
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Small Honored with 2017 Lazarus Award

Professor Mitch Small, the H.John Heinz, III Professor of  Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy, has been honored with the Carnegie Mellon 2017 Barbara Lazarus Award for Graduate and Junior Faculty Mentoring. MORE
Monday, March 27, 2017

Pozzi Receives NSF CAREER Award for Infrastructure Management Research

Through his research, CEE Assistant Professor Matteo Pozzi aims to develop algorithms that help infrastructure managers make smarter decisions and ultimately reduce uncertainty, risk, and management cost. To help him address this challenge, The National Science Foundation has selected Pozzi for the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, a prestigious five-year grant given to junior faculty for research and education. MORE
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Celebrating National Engineers Week at Explore Engineering Event

CEE graduate and undergraduate students gathered alongside students from other departments in Scott Hall Sunday to celebrate the start of National Engineers Week at the first-ever “Explore Engineering!” event sponsored by the College of Engineering. MORE
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Noh Awarded NSF Career Award

Assistant Professor Hae Young Noh was recently selected for a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation. The award is one of the most prestigious for junior faculty researchers in science and engineering. MORE

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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.

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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.

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Mechanics, Materials and Computing

Research conducted focuses on the scientific understanding and practical application of the emergent complex behavior of materials.


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US News and World Report Program Rankings

We are proud of how our civil engineering and environmental engineering programs rank as a top engineering program by US News and World Report.

2017 U.S. News & World Report Graduate School Rankings

7th for Environmental Engineering Graduate Degree
11th for Civil Engineering Graduate Degree

2017 U.S. News & World Report Undergraduate Program Rankings

9th for Environmental Engineering Undergraduate Degree
11th for Civil Engineering Undergraduate Degree