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:

  • Mid-January for admission in Fall
  • Mid-June for admission in Spring


2014 Larson Distinguished Lecture
Friday, April 11, 2014
The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
1:30 p.m.
speaker: Frederick "Bud" Wright
Larson Lecture news article



Read our latest Newsletter: Winter 2013/Spring 2014


Bruce LoganBruce Logan, Kappe Professor of Environmental Engineering, is elected to National Academy of Engineering.

News & Events

Gordon Warn recognized by NSF with 2014 CAREER Award

NSF CAREER article


Rachel Brennan receives 2014 PSEAS Premier Teaching Award

PSEAS article


Three graduate students in the Geotechnical and Materials Engineering area recognized for receiving departmental scholarships

Departmental Scholarships


Penn State has been named an ACI Outstanding University for 2013.

ACI Outstanding University article


Swagata Banerjee conducts research on the combined impacts of flood and earthquake on bridge stability.

Penn State news article


Peggy Johnson, Department Head, is a recipient of this year's Howard B. Palmer Faculty Mentoring Award.

Faculty Mentoring award


Gordon Warn wins an NSF CAREER award


New scholarship honors parents, benefits Allentown area civil engineering students

Howard and Aileen Pattilo Scholarship article




Past News Articles