Civil & Environmental Engineering

Welcome to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. We are one of the top-ranked programs nationally and internationally and offer research and educational programs in civil and environmental engineering, geological engineering, and environmental chemistry and technology. We 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.

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

Save the date for the 22nd Annual CEE Golf Outing, Friday, September 14, 2018! Be part of a CEE tradition and join us for CEE Golf Outing 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!

Details and registration coming soon for 2018: Click here for more information.

Save the date for Engineers’ Day 2018 on Friday, October 19. More information coming soon!