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.

Announcements

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering recently launched two new one-year Master of Engineering degree programs in Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering.


Find out more information here.


Deadline for our new M.Eng programs is:


  • March 15, 2016 for admission in Fall 2016.


Deadlines for our M.S. and Ph.D. programs are:


  • September 15, 2015 for admission in Spring 2016.
  • December 15, 2015 for admission in Fall 2016.


Application for all graduate programs can be found here.



 

August 11, 2015

Fall Orientation

1 p.m.

Location TBD

University Park, Pa


 

August 21, 2015

Departmental Graduate Orientation

1 p.m.

108 Sackett Bldg.

University Park, Pa


 

 

Read our Spring 2015 E-newsletter: Spring 2015

 

Read our Annual 2014 Newsletter: Winter 2014

 

 

Highlights

Bridges to Prosperity students group photo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bridges to Prosperity completed Panama project last summer.

News & Events

Two civil engineering juniors selected for Pennsylvania-based scholarship

Scholarship Article

 

Student-built bridge provides access to education, health care in rural Panama

B2P Article

 

Professor Bruce Logan reaches significant milestone on Google Scholar

Logan Article

 

Respected civil engineering professor Andrew Scanlon retires

Scanlon Article

 

Geological Society grant supports Susquehanna Shale Hills research

Zhang Article

 

Penn State Engineers in the Spotlight- Ed Gannon: Bridging the Gap Between Communication and Construction

Gannon Article

 

Three members of civil and environmental engineering are retiring

Retirement Article

 

Pietrucha featured in WalletHub’s 2015 best and worst states for summer road trips

Pietrucha Article

 

Researchers study inexpensive process to clean water in developing nations

Moringa Article

 

Warn named Outstanding Reviewer

Warn Article

 

CEE Faculty Promotions

List of Promotions

 

NSF award supports research on sustainable energy production

NSF Story

 

Fox named head of civil and environmental engineering

Fox announcement

 

Jennifer Kearney named spring commencement student marshal

Kearney Story

 

VIDEO: Keystone Crossroads: Building Our Community

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At Penn State, researchers looking for the next big thing in infrastructure

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China Embedded Field Program (Summer 2015)

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Radlinska wins ACI achievement award

ACI Article

 

Civil engineering alumnus named Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Tennessee

Alumnus Article

 

Civil engineering’s Kearney honored with national title

ASCE Article

 

Students hit the waters of Lake Perez with concrete canoes

Concrete Canoe Article

 

Kearney receives Commission for Women Achieving Women Award

Kearney Article

 

Alumna Saundra Johnson Austin receives College of Engineering's highest honor

OEA Article

 

Civil engineering's Appman wins 2015 Chi Epsilon scholarship

Appman Article

 

Pochatko wins three scholarship awards for his efforts in civil engineering

Pochatko Article

 

Geomechanics Lecture with Xiaochao Tang, Ph.D.

Lecture Details

 

Geomechanics Lecture with Majid T. Manzari, Ph.D.

Lecture Details

 

Latest NSF rankings: Penn State civil engineering ranks No.9 nationally.

Ranking Article

 

Civil engineering senior Dennis James helps enhance ExxonMobil’s project development process.

Student Article

 

Concrete solutions to aging bridges

Bridge Article

 

ITE/MASITE Joint Meeting

Meeting Article

 

Ramaji receives Chicago high-rise committee scholarship award

Scholarship Article

 

ACI Dinner at the Tavern

Dinner Article

 

Kappe Environmental Engineering Seminar

Kappe Article

 

NSF award supports Warn's research on building design

Warn Article

 

Researchers propose way to remove iron from contaminated water

Burgos Article

 

Seminar with Dr. Tyler Ley, associate professor at Oklahoma State University

Ley Article

 

National organization honors Kearney as a New Face of Civil Engineering

Kearney Article

 

The 23rd Annual Housing and Land Development Conference

Conference Article

 

Assistant professor Tong Qiu awarded $500K grant to study landslides

NSF Article

 

Student home builders team takes first place in national competition

NAHB Article

 

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

 

Past News Articles