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Building Nevada's infrastructure

For over 120 years, we've been helping Nevada design safe and sustainable communities.

Degrees in civil & environmental engineering

Bachelor's degree in civil & environmental engineering

If you want to apply your scientific and mathematical expertise to important problems like clean drinking water, safe and sustainable buildings, and modern infrastructure, then civil and environmental engineering is the career for you.

M.S. and Ph.D. in civil & environmental engineering

Our graduate programs in civil & environmental engineering can help you take the next step in your career, whether you are looking for an industry-ready M.S. or want to conduct research as part of your Ph.D.

Our faculty

Our growing department has more than 20 academic faculty as well as professional and research support staff. Recent hires have expanded our department expertise in areas such as advanced manufacturing and simulation and modeling.

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Civil & environmental engineering news

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Civil Engineering student recognized by U.S. Department of Transportation

Doctoral candidate Milana Cimesa receives Outstanding Student of the Year award.

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Civil engineering professor to chair advisory board for NSF center addressing natural hazards

David McCallen to lead NHERI SimCenter advisory board.

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McKenzie Foundation professorship Civil & Environmental Engineering

Professor Keri Ryan is the first McKenzie professor

Are you ready to make a world of difference?

Join the College of Engineering students, faculty and alumni who are developing the ideas, techniques and technologies that change the world.