Civil and Environmental Engineering


Welcome to the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of New Hampshire. We appreciate your visit!

Civil and environmental engineering are broad and diverse engineering disciplines that encompass the design, construction, assessment and maintenance of the constructed and natural infrastructure of society.  This infrastructure includes dams, water treatment plants, highways, bridges, tunnels, irrigation canals, traffic control systems, skyscrapers, airport runways and mass transit systems, just to name a few. Our role in society is to promote sustainable development of ours and future generations.

A Letter from the Chair

Building a Better Oil Spill Response

What happens to spilled oil on the bottom of a body of water? UNH Professor Nancy Kinner and students are working to find out.