Welcome to Civil Engineering
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The department of civil engineering is a community of learners committed to providing outstanding educational opportunities for our students. We also conduct advanced research in civil infrastructure design and environmental preservation.
Civil engineering and its subfields hold four of the top five positions in the 2020 U.S. News and World Report listing of “Best Engineering Jobs.”
Civil engineering ranks #5 in Kiplinger’s listing of top 25 majors overall in the U.S. for most lucrative careers, and its subfields are also in the top 25.
Top News and Stories
- Two civil engineering professors selected for regional awards by the American Society of Civil Engineers
The Region 7 Board of Governors of the American Society of Civil Engineers recently honored Mustaque Hossain and Hani Melhem, professors of civil engineering, with 2021 Region 7 awards.
- Civil engineering senior wins national scholarship from American Society of Civil Engineers
Sarah Carr, senior in civil engineering, has been awarded the Eugene C. Figg Jr. Civil Engineering Scholarship from the American Society of Civil Engineers.
- Dunja Peric's paper published in International Journal of Geomechanics is most read for March 2021
A recent paper by Dunja Peric, associate professor of civil engineering, and her doctoral student Arash Saeidi Rashk Olia published in the International Journal of Geomechanics is the most read paper for March 2021.