Civil and Environmental Engineering

Explore the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

As a student in the Civil and Environmental Engineering department at UNH, you will focus on enhancing the environment, the human condition and the interaction between the two. You’ll learn how to analyze and design: aesthetic and sustainable structures; clean and reliable water treatment and supply systems; and innovative and resilient transportation networks. You’ll gain a clear vision of a sustainable future, which will help you in a variety of career options in both the public and private sectors.

  • To those whom much is given, much is required. It is the motto that drives John Edward “Ed” Hamel ’61 in his business and philanthropic endeavors and is the foundation of his selection as the 2016 College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. The CEPS...
    To those whom much is given, much is required. It is the motto that drives John Edward “Ed” Hamel ’61 in his business and philanthropic endeavors and is the foundation of his selection as the 2016 College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. The CEPS...
  • Opportunities Abound
    Environmental Engineeering major Sarah Jakositz '18 highlights the boundless opportunities at UNH to get involved in the community and across the globe.
    Opportunities Abound
    Environmental Engineeering major Sarah Jakositz '18 highlights the boundless opportunities at UNH to get involved in the community and across the globe.
  • Kate Haslett '18 was named to the ASCE's  2017 New Faces of Civil Engineering, which highlights the next generation of leaders in the profession.
    Kate Haslett '18 was named to the ASCE's  2017 New Faces of Civil Engineering, which highlights the next generation of leaders in the profession.
  • Two College of Engineering and Physical Sciences students were recently selected as finalists for the Stay Work Play NH College Student of the Year Award. Katerina Messologitis, a graduate student in environmental engineering, and Matthew Mayer, a rising senior majoring in computer science, make up...
    Two College of Engineering and Physical Sciences students were recently selected as finalists for the Stay Work Play NH College Student of the Year Award. Katerina Messologitis, a graduate student in environmental engineering, and Matthew Mayer, a rising senior majoring in computer science, make up...
  • Today 1.1 billion people lack access to electricity.  But, the industrial grid - the old-fashioned solution for electrification - may no longer be the modern solution for developing communities across the world.  Specifically, in Ghana, the rippling effect of climate change plus the growing...
    Today 1.1 billion people lack access to electricity.  But, the industrial grid - the old-fashioned solution for electrification - may no longer be the modern solution for developing communities across the world.  Specifically, in Ghana, the rippling effect of climate change plus the growing...

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