Department of

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Welcome to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering!

We are pleased to offer B.S., M.Eng., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees with emphasis in the following technical areas: Civil Systems; Environmental & Water Resources; Geotechnical and Materials Engineering; Structures; and Transportation.


CEE graduate application deadlines:

  • December 15 for admission in Fall
  • September 15 for admission in Spring

April 2, 2015

The 2015 Annual Thomas C. Kavanagh Lecture
7:30 p.m.
108 Forum Building
University Park, Pa


Read our latest Newsletter: Winter 2014


Bridges to Prosperity students group photo








Bridges to Prosperitycompletes Panama project this summmer.

News & Events

Civil engineering undergrads develop mine water treatment plant for PaDEP

Treatment Plant Article


Scholarships to enhance learning opportunities for architectural engineering and civil engineering students

Scholarship Article


The 2015 Annual Thomas C. Kavanagh Lecture

Kavanagh Lecture Article


Department welcomes new civil engineering faculty member

Ilgin Guler article


The 2nd Annual Penn State CEE Alumni Panel Discussion

Alumni Panel article


Environmental engineering graduate student Kashima wins best paper award.

Best paper article


Penn State Bridges to Prosperity receives awards at 2nd annual Bridge Builders conference in Colorado

B2P conference article


Dr. Jack Matson, professor emeritus of environmental engineering, to talk at French conference

Matson at French conference


Dr. Eric Donnell and Dr. Gordon Warn selected as ASCE 2013 Outstanding Reviewers.

ASCE Outstanding Reviewer article


Past News Articles