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.

  • Two CEPS students compete in finals of Social Venture Innovation Challenge
    Josh Howard ’21 and Nicholas Eagan ’21 were finalists in the student track of the Social Venture Innovation Challenge with their initiative EZGrid, a platform that connects electricity consumers with their utilities to help them lower their carbon footprint while also saving money. Howard in an...
    Two CEPS students compete in finals of Social Venture Innovation Challenge
    Josh Howard ’21 and Nicholas Eagan ’21 were finalists in the student track of the Social Venture Innovation Challenge with their initiative EZGrid, a platform that connects electricity consumers with their utilities to help them lower their carbon footprint while also saving money. Howard in an...
  • Improving Infrastructure to Deliver Clean Water
    Meghan White graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor of science in environmental engineering in 2018 before beginning her master’s degree in civil engineering in August of 2018. The Wakefield, Massachusetts native chose civil engineering because of her passion for helping to...
    Improving Infrastructure to Deliver Clean Water
    Meghan White graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor of science in environmental engineering in 2018 before beginning her master’s degree in civil engineering in August of 2018. The Wakefield, Massachusetts native chose civil engineering because of her passion for helping to...
  • CEPS faculty and students continue to provide mentorship at South Africa girls STEM camp
    Four members of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences traveled to South Africa to continue to forge a stronger international science and engineering connection as educators at the FIRST Avenue Girls Winter Camp in July, help at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa.  The...
    CEPS faculty and students continue to provide mentorship at South Africa girls STEM camp
    Four members of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences traveled to South Africa to continue to forge a stronger international science and engineering connection as educators at the FIRST Avenue Girls Winter Camp in July, help at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa.  The...
  • 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.

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