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Good Vibrations: Noh Studies Structure-As-Sensor at CMU-SV

If walls could talk, what would they say? According to Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant ProfessorHae Young Noh, they might tell you how many people have walked by ... Read More »

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Dale Wins 2015 Innovyze Excellence in Computational Hydraulics/Hydrology Award

CEE/EPP PhD candidate Amy Dale has been awarded the 2015 Innovyze Award for Excellence in Computational Hydraulics/Hydrology from Environmental Engineering and Science Foundation. MORE
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Eye on the Prize: Alum Engineers His Future

How an engineering degree From CMU prepared Chris Watts (BS '08) for success in sports industry. MORE
Monday, April 13, 2015

Cartwright Honored With Prestigious ASEE Award

American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) has selected Professor Emeritus Larry Cartwright as the recipient of the 2015 ASEE Robert G. Quinn Award. MORE
Friday, April 10, 2015

Restructuring Infrastructure: Building Smarter Systems

Two CEE graduate students present research that could revolutionize the way we operate and maintain infrastructure systems. MORE
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Safety in Numbers

CEE Graduate Students, Nivruti Sridhar (MS '15) and George Lederman (PhD '16), promote women’s safety through an innovative new app concept. MORE
Monday, April 6, 2015

ASCE Ohio Valley Student Conference Highlights

Team CEE's results and highlights from the 2015 Ohio Valley Student Conference (OVSC) at the University of Cincinnati.. MORE
Friday, April 3, 2015

Max Clark ('64) Remembers: Fifty years later

Fifty years after graduating, Max Clark (BS '64), a CEE alum remembers the valuable lessons he learned at Carnegie Tech that contributed to a long and prosperous career. MORE
Thursday, April 2, 2015

Alumna Joins Newly Formed Oil and Gas Technical Advisory Board

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has named CEE alum Barbara Kutchko (PhD ’08) to its Oil and Gas Technical Advisory Board (TAB). 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