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.
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.
Read our Spring 2015 E-newsletter: Spring 2015
Read our Annual 2014 Newsletter: Winter 2014
Bridges to Prosperity completed Panama project last summer.
News & Events
Peggy Johnson stepping down as department head
Three new faculty members join civil and environmental engineering
Penn State engineering professors cultivate creativity worldwide
Two civil engineering juniors selected for Pennsylvania-based scholarship
Student-built bridge provides access to education, health care in rural Panama
Professor Bruce Logan reaches significant milestone on Google Scholar
Respected civil engineering professor Andrew Scanlon retires
Geological Society grant supports Susquehanna Shale Hills research
Penn State Engineers in the Spotlight- Ed Gannon: Bridging the Gap Between Communication and Construction
Three members of civil and environmental engineering are retiring
Pietrucha featured in WalletHub’s 2015 best and worst states for summer road trips
Researchers study inexpensive process to clean water in developing nations
Warn named Outstanding Reviewer
CEE Faculty Promotions
NSF award supports research on sustainable energy production
Fox named head of civil and environmental engineering
Jennifer Kearney named spring commencement student marshal
VIDEO: Keystone Crossroads: Building Our Community
At Penn State, researchers looking for the next big thing in infrastructure
China Embedded Field Program (Summer 2015)
Radlinska wins ACI achievement award
Civil engineering alumnus named Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Tennessee
Civil engineering’s Kearney honored with national title
Students hit the waters of Lake Perez with concrete canoes
Kearney receives Commission for Women Achieving Women Award
Alumna Saundra Johnson Austin receives College of Engineering's highest honor
Civil engineering's Appman wins 2015 Chi Epsilon scholarship
Pochatko wins three scholarship awards for his efforts in civil engineering
Geomechanics Lecture with Xiaochao Tang, Ph.D.
Geomechanics Lecture with Majid T. Manzari, Ph.D.
Latest NSF rankings: Penn State civil engineering ranks No.9 nationally.
Civil engineering senior Dennis James helps enhance ExxonMobil’s project development process.
Concrete solutions to aging bridges
ITE/MASITE Joint Meeting
Ramaji receives Chicago high-rise committee scholarship award
ACI Dinner at the Tavern
Kappe Environmental Engineering Seminar
NSF award supports Warn's research on building design
Researchers propose way to remove iron from contaminated water
Seminar with Dr. Tyler Ley, associate professor at Oklahoma State University
National organization honors Kearney as a New Face of Civil Engineering
The 23rd Annual Housing and Land Development Conference
Assistant professor Tong Qiu awarded $500K grant to study landslides
Student home builders team takes first place in national competition
Civil engineering undergrads develop mine water treatment plant for PaDEP
Scholarships to enhance learning opportunities for architectural engineering and civil engineering students
The 2015 Annual Thomas C. Kavanagh Lecture
Department welcomes new civil engineering faculty member