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A Note from CEE Department Head,
Dr. Richard Palmer

Civil Engineering is the discipline that consists of the design, construction, and maintenance of constructed and natural infrastructure. Civil engineers apply their knowledge of mathematics and physical sciences to develop ways to efficiently utilize natural resources and the forces of nature to improve the well-being of humanity and to protect the environment.  Read more...


University Dedicates Robert B. Brack Structural Testing Facility



CEE News

Dr. Behrouz Shafei Principal Investigator for the UMassSafe Project receives $300,000 Federal Grant

Dr. Michael Knodler Principal Investigator for the UMassSafe Project receives $300,000 Federal Grant

CEE student Bradford Devins UMASS Amherst Campus Lions' Club President of the Year

Dr. Caitlyn Butler's work the "Microbial Fuel Cell Latrine" is featured in the UMass Amherst Research Next website

Professor Don DeGroot Invited to Present Lecture at Louisiana State University (LSU) Baton Rouge, LA

Dr. Caitlyn Butler to attend the Water Environment Federation Technical Conference and Exhibition

Dr. Chul Park presented research papers at the Water Environment Federation Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference

Dr. Caitlyn Butler to attend the North American Meeting of the International Society of Microbial Electrochemical Technologies

Dr. Richard Palmer attends National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate and Societal Interaction Project Meeting

Dr. Mi-Hyun Park to present paper at 85th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference

Dr. Alan Lutenegger Delivers Keynote Lecture at the 2012 Hubbell Power Systems/ Chance Helical Pile Association Civil Engineering Summit

Dr. Chul Park travels to South Korea to present research and attend IWA Conference

Dr. John Tobiason attends the Annual Water Environment Federation WEFTEC 2012 Conference in New Orleans

Civil and Environmental Engineering Grant Funding Awarded *****

Professor Don DeGroot traveled to London to present paper and attend the Society for Underwater Technology International Conference

Professor Sanjay Arwade is a principal investigator on the research team that has been awarded a $325,000 grant by the National Science Foundation

Dr. Song Gao attended the Annual Meeting of INFORMS

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