Civil & Environmental Engineering

Logo for the 150th Anniversary of UW-Madison Civil EngineeringThis year marks a significant milestone for the University, College, and Department—join us as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of civil engineering at UW-Madison! From groundbreaking research to distinguished alumni and students, we are excited to honor the people and moments that have brought the Wisconsin Idea to life and illustrated what it means to be a Badger Engineer.

As a member of the CEE community, we want to hear your story! Tell us about your experience for a chance to win a CEE gift.  

 

 

Research and Initiatives

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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.

Events

In response to the COVID-19 virus, a number of upcoming events have been rescheduled or postponed. While we understand the inconvenience that these changes may cause, we believe the well-being of our students near and far, as well as our broader community, is of the utmost importance and we are committed to efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding CEE Department events, please contact Amanda Thuss.

Canceled or Postponed

In response to the COVID-19 virus, the AISC and ASCE have suspended all upcoming student conference competitions, including the Great Lakes Student Conference that was slated to be hosted by the UW-Madison CEE Department and the UW-Madison ASCE Student Chapter on April 2-4, 2020. Click here for a statement from the ASCE.

While we understand the inconvenience that this cancelation may cause, we believe the well-being of our students near and far, as well as our broader community, is of the utmost importance and we are committed to efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Please contact asce-glsc2020@wisc.edu with any questions or concerns. Thank you for your understanding and support.

In response to the COVID-19 virus, the 23rd Annual Construction Club Banquet scheduled for Thursday, April 9 has been canceled.

While we understand the inconvenience that this cancelation may cause, we believe the well-being of our students near and far, as well as our broader community, is of the utmost importance and we are committed to efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Please contact uwconstructionclub@gmail.com with any questions or concerns. Thank you for your understanding and support.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has postponed all in-person commencement activities for spring 2020. This includes the reception hosted by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

While we understand the inconvenience that this cancelation may cause, we believe the well-being of our students near and far, as well as our broader community, is of the utmost importance and we are committed to efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

The University is developing a virtual commencement that will be available online on Friday, May 8. More information regarding in-person events will be announced at a later date.

Click here for a message from Chancellor Rebecca Blank.

Please feel free to contact Amanda Thuss with any questions that you have about the CEE Department reception.

The UW-Madison CEE/GLE Alumni Gathering scheduled for Saturday, June 13, 2020 has been postponed until October.

While we understand the inconvenience that this cancelation may cause, we believe the well-being of our alumni near and far, as well as our broader community, is of the utmost importance and we are committed to efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

We are committed to hosting this event once we are able to. The event will provide CEE and GLE alumni with a chance to reconnect with the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and fellow alumni with a host of activities on campus including:

Specific dates and times are currently being explored.

Click here join our Reunion email community and stay up-to-date with the latest event information.

In response to the COVID-19 virus, the AISC and ASCE have suspended all upcoming student conference competitions, including the ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition that was slated to be hosted by the UW-Madison CEE Department and the UW-Madison ASCE Student Chapter on June 13-15, 2020. Click here for a statement from the ASCE.

While we understand the inconvenience that this cancelation may cause, we believe the well-being of our students near and far, as well as our broader community, is of the utmost importance and we are committed to efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Please contact nccc2020@cee.wisc.edu with any questions or concerns. Thank you for your understanding and support.

Save the Date

Join us for a day of fun and networking at Pleasant View Golf Course during the 24th Annual CEE Golf Outing! Show your support for the CEE Badger community and help us raise important funds to strengthen the CEE student experience by choosing from a variety of sponsorship packages for golfers and non-golfers alike. Click here to register and learn more.

Join us as we honor members of the CEE and GLE Badger alumni community and their accomplishments during a luncheon at Blackhawk Country Club. Additional information and a link to register will be available in August.

Contact Amanda Thuss with questions or to have your name added to our Engineers’ Day email list.

Each fall, the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and Geological Engineering Program hosts a Scholarship Banquet. This event honors the achievements of our scholarship recipients and serves as an opportunity to thank the generous sponsors that make our scholarship program possible. Event details and registration information will be available in September.

Contact Amanda Thuss (athuss@wisc.edu) for additional information.