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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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McKenzie Foundation professorship Civil & Environmental Engineering

Professor Keri Ryan is the first McKenzie professor

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Civil and environmental engineering research showcased at Nov. 18 Infrastructure Forum

Event aims to spark new partnerships with government, industry and academia.

8 faculty members stand in front of the Soil Box System in the Large-Scale Structures Laboratory.

Unprecedented Laminar Soil Box System demonstrates state-of-the-art design and engineering expertise

College of Engineering team answers the call – yet again – to design an experimental facility to advance seismic safety and resilience of buildings, structures, systems

Geotechnical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series 2022

"The Important Role of Bi-Directional Static Load Testing (BDSLT) in Deep Foundation Projects"

Jon Sinnreich, P.E.

Friday, Dec. 2, 2022

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