Civil & Environmental Engineering

Welcome to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. We are one of the top programs in the nation and offer research and educational programs in civil and environmental engineering, geological engineering, and environmental chemistry and technology; and have over 600 undergraduate and 150 graduate students. Our distinguished faculty are doing innovative research that is impacting drinking water, energy systems, roads and bridges, infrastructure and more  all over the world.  It is our mission to transform society through the creation, application and transfer of engineering knowledge. Our faculty continue to implement new and innovative methods to educate and inspire our students and create future leaders in our profession, community, state, nation, and world.

Academic Programs

Academic Programs

Our department offers Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Master of Engineering, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in civil and environmental engineering, geological engineering, and environmental chemistry and technology. To learn more about our degrees and program options, click the links below.

Bachelor of Science Programs

Master’s Programs

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programs

Research and Initiatives

Christy Remucal

CEE faculty and students engage in research in several focus areas under our three primary themes of Mobility, Water, and Building with cross-cutting areas of Infrastructure, Energy, and the Environment.


Upcoming Events

Be part of a CEE tradition and join us for the 21st Annual CEE Golf Outing on Friday, September 29 at Pleasant View Golf Course in Middleton, WI. Gather with alumni, industry colleagues, faculty, staff, and students for a day of fun and fundraising.

There are many ways to participate- as a golfer, sponsor, or  join us for the after-party. Every contribution help us strengthen the educational experience of our students and help our students and faculty reach new levels of success!

Golfing spots are filling up fast, so register today! Click here for details, more information, and to register.




Join the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Geological Engineering Program on Friday, October 20, 2017 as we celebrate Engineers’ Day 2017 and honor this year’s Distinguished Achievement Award recipients.  Visit the event website for more information.