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Civil and Environmental Engineering

Civil & Environmental Engineering: Mission & Vision


  • To educate students to be leaders in civil and environmental engineering in an era of rapid evolution of the profession

  • To perform innovative basic and applied research that will meet critical challenges in infrastructure and the natural resources

  • To provide service to institutions and government agencies that assists in resolving societal problems.

As we carry out this mission, we will embrace new technologies and entrepreneurial opportunities.


To be one of the foremost civil and environmental engineering programs in effecting tangible change to resolve problems of critical importance to humanity in the built environment and the natural world through inspired teaching, research, and service. And to maintain a culture of leadership within an educational setting that values research innovation and impact.