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
Fitzsimmons honored with new faculty award
Eric Fitzsimmons, assistant professor of civil engineering, is the 2020 recipient of the Council of University Transportation Centers — Cambridge Systematics New Faculty Award.
Engineering faculty members receive named positions
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering has announced nine faculty members, including one from civil engineering, as the most recent recipients of named positions.
Civil engineering assistant professor named White House Fellows national finalist
Eric Fitzsimmons, assistant professor and the Hal and Mary Siegele professorship in engineering, civil engineering department, has a new certificate to frame and display — 2020-2021 White House Fellows national finalist.