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.

  • Fellowship Finalist
    Jesse Ross, a graduate student in civil engineering, was named a finalist for the 2020 class of the National Sea Grant College Program’s prestigious John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship.
    Fellowship Finalist
    Jesse Ross, a graduate student in civil engineering, was named a finalist for the 2020 class of the National Sea Grant College Program’s prestigious John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship.
  • Evaluating contaminants in the environment
    Alexa Kaminski, an enviromental engineering student, was recently feature in UNH Inquiry Journal for her research titled: Evaluation of Methods to Monitor Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Contamination in the Environment.
    Evaluating contaminants in the environment
    Alexa Kaminski, an enviromental engineering student, was recently feature in UNH Inquiry Journal for her research titled: Evaluation of Methods to Monitor Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Contamination in the Environment.
  • Cassidy Yates ‘20, an environmental engineering student, was recently awarded the 2019 Mueller Continuing Education Scholarship from the American Water Works Association (AWWA) in their Broad International Competition. The scholarship, awarded to those seeking an initial undergraduate degree in the...
    Cassidy Yates ‘20, an environmental engineering student, was recently awarded the 2019 Mueller Continuing Education Scholarship from the American Water Works Association (AWWA) in their Broad International Competition. The scholarship, awarded to those seeking an initial undergraduate degree in the...
  • Graduate student wins poster competition
    Sarah Jakositz, a graduate student in civil and environmental engineering, received first place in the graduate division of the New England Water Works Association Spring Conference student poster competition. She shared her work on designing and testing a citizen science method to improve the...
    Graduate student wins poster competition
    Sarah Jakositz, a graduate student in civil and environmental engineering, received first place in the graduate division of the New England Water Works Association Spring Conference student poster competition. She shared her work on designing and testing a citizen science method to improve the...
  • Chris Daigle '02 co-authored an article on the construction of the John Greenleaf Whittier Memorial Bridge that crosses the Merrimack River on Interstate 95. Four additional UNH alums were also involved in the design and construction of the bridge. 
    Chris Daigle '02 co-authored an article on the construction of the John Greenleaf Whittier Memorial Bridge that crosses the Merrimack River on Interstate 95. Four additional UNH alums were also involved in the design and construction of the bridge. 

The Living Bridge Project

The Living Bridge is equipped with ability to self-diagnose and report back on livability issues, such as traffic and pollution.

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Cassidy Yates Scholarship Winner

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Scholarship Success

Environmental engineering's Cassidy Yates '20 recognized by the AWWA...

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