Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

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

The Golden Gate Bridge at night with bright lights

2019 Nevada Medal for Distinguished Paper in Bridge Engineering Winner Announced

David Duck, UC San Diego doctoral student, receives the prestigious award

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Hoeper Professorship recognizes two College of Engineering faculty

Shamik Sengupta and Krishna Pagilla were honored with the professorship

A student in a laboratory smiles for the camera.

Faces of the Pack: Junior in the College of Engineering awarded prestigious summer fellowship at Stanford University

Valeria Nava, McNair scholar, has also published a research paper in her field of study

Graduate student news

Congratulations to graduate student Mahmoud Aboukifa, who received the third place best paper award at the Ultra High Performance Concrete conference. Great job!