About Civil and Environmental Engineering

100430e005Civil and Environmental engineers are actively engaged in all efforts to predict, minimize the effect of, and retrofit or repair the infrastructure affected by events that include  global climate change, environmental pollution crises, water shortage crises, non-sustainable energy practices, transportation planning and land use. The Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department continues to address these global challenges through its didactic and research missions. Through our accredited Civil Engineering (CE) and Environmental Engineering (ENVE) programs, we educate and prepare engineers to face major societal challenges, and the CEE faculty members perform cutting-edge research to develop new solutions to global problems.

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Department News

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    Alumni News Series III

    Ada Liz Gabancho-Soto (B.S. Environmental Engineering, ‘14) recently joined the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) as a conservation crew leade . . .

    Published: Nov 23, 2016

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    Keeping Connecticut’s Bridges Strong

    By Josh Garvey The Connecticut Department of Transportation has received a national award for a new bridge repair method, developed at UConn, that cou . . .

    Published: Nov 23, 2016

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    Alumni News Series II

    Christopher Granatini, P.E. (B.S. Civil Engineering, ’96), a project manager at Tighe & Bond Middletown, CT office, was promoted to Associate wi . . .

    Published: Nov 22, 2016

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    New Partnership to Bring Innovative Storm Outage Prediction Technology to Utilities

    Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced an exclusive long-term partnership with the University of Connecticut (U . . .

    Published: Nov 22, 2016

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    Preparing to Face a Hurricane

    By Josh Garvey The next time Connecticut is facing a hurricane, the response may be better organized and more efficient, thanks to the combined effort . . .

    Published: Jun 09, 2016

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    Steel Bridge Club Headed To National Competition

    By Josh Garvey The UConn Steel Bridge Club recently placed second in the American Society of Civil Engineers New England Regional Student Steel Bridge . . .

    Published: Jun 09, 2016



Spring 2017 Seminar
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Spring Semester Begins
Jan 17, 2017

Spring Break Begins
March 12, 2017

Last Day of Classes
April 28, 2017