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About the School


Learn more about our civil and environmental engineering programs and discover ways to enhance your degree.


Explore the impressive range of ground-breaking research conducted at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Prospective Students

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Academic & Research Groups

There are six areas of specialization within the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Learn more about each group's educational and research focus.

Recent News

Patricia Mokhtarian Elected to National Academy of Engineering

06 February 2024

Two College of Engineering professors are among the newest members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the organization announced Feb. 6. Patricia Mokhtarian and David Sholl are part of a 2024 class that includes 114 new members and 21 international members. Election to the NAE is an honor bestowed on just 2,600 professionals worldwide.

Protection From Drowning Through AI-Enabled Camera System

20 February 2024

CEE researchers, working with city officials from Columbus, Ga., have created a system that can identify people who might be in trouble on the Chattahoochee River. Using cameras and a computer algorithm, the system can identify people who might be in trouble on the river and give rescue workers precise information that will allow them to get people out of harm’s way or get them out of the water if they’ve fallen in.

Unpacking the Formula of Traffic

22 December 2023

As synonymous with the holidays as food and family is the stress of travel. Before an expected 104 million people hit the roadways this holiday weekend, the inaugural episode of the Generating Buzz podcast explores the root cause of the delays with Michael Hunter, a professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Shea Rathbun Earns Kanders Churchill Scholarship

20 December 2023

Recent civil engineering graduate Shea Rathbun has been awarded a Kanders Churchill scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge in 2024. She is one of only two students selected each year for the prestigious scholarship to study science policy.