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.


Save the Date

The UW-Madison ASCE Student Chapter and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering are excited to host the 2020 Great Lakes Student Conference on April 2-4. The event is expected to draw approximately 550 participants from 19 universities to compete in a set of civil engineering-based competitions including the Concrete Canoe Competition. Sponsorships, donations, and volunteer support are essential to ensure the success of this event.

Click here to learn more about event sponsorship opportunities and benefits. 

Click here to inquire about volunteer opportunities.

Stay up-to-date with the latest event information via Instagram and Facebook.

Give Back. Wear Red. Stay Connected.

Join Badgers around the world to support the people, places, and programs that make the University of Wisconsin-Madison a leading educational institution.

Reconnect with the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and fellow alumni with a host of activities on campus including:

Contact Amanda Thuss to join our email list and stay up-to-date with the latest event information.

The UW-Madison ASCE Student Chapter and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will host the ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition on June 13-15, 2020. This event serves as a hands-on opportunity for students to gain practical experience while building leadership and project management skills. Learn more about event sponsorship opportunities and benefits.

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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 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 ( for additional information.