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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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Friday, October 21, 2016

Developing Energy-Measurement Criteria at NREL

Avani Goyal (MS ’16) spent her summer interning as an energy efficiency analyst for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. She recently spoke to CEE about the work she did and the CEE courses that prepared her for it. MORE
Friday, October 14, 2016

Two CEE Students Named Andrew Carnegie Society Scholars

Seniors Ahmad Khanzada and Julie Kim were named as Andrew Carnegie Scholars. MORE
Thursday, October 13, 2016

Rampton Awarded Cohon Fellowship

PhD candidate David Rampton was named the 2016-2017 Jared and Maureen Cohon Graduate Fellow in Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Minimizing Waste and Connecting With the Community at Nucor Steel in Seattle

Master’s student Rochelle Samuel connected with Nucor Steel at a campus info session and the College of Engineering's Technical Opportunities Conference.  She spent her summer working as an environmental engineering intern at their steel plant in Seattle. MORE
Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Mukherjee Awarded Dr. Elio D’Appolonia Graduate Fellowship

PhD Candidate Dipayan Mukherjee was recently awarded the Dr. Elio D’Appolonia Graduate Fellowship. MORE
Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Li Awarded the Julia and Michael Ellegood Strategic Doctoral Fellowship

PhD candidate Xuan Li has been awarded the 2016-2017 Julia and Michael Ellegood Strategic Doctoral Fellowship. MORE
Monday, October 3, 2016

Internship: Researching Floods and Groundwater Contamination in Paraguay

CEE sophomore Cindy Weng (CEE ’18) had always been interested in conducting research in Latin America. By using our alumni network she was able to spend eight weeks of her summer in Paraguay at Universidad Paraguayo Alemana. MORE
Friday, September 30, 2016

Carl Malings Named Dowd Fellow

PhD student Carl Malings was selected as one of four 2017 Dowd Fellows by the College of Engineering. MORE
Thursday, September 29, 2016

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 a development project in Doha, Qatar. 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