Civil & Environmental Engineering Department

 

Civil Engineering is a profession that deals with the infrastructure of society. Graduates find career opportunities in both the public and private sector. Civil engineers design, build and maintain:

  • Highways, tunnels rail systems and airports
  • Bridges, canals and dams
  • Power plants
  • Water supply and sewage systems
  • Buildings of all sorts

Choose from the following concentrations:

  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Structural engineering
  • Transportation and municipal engineering
  • Water resources and environmental engineering

Work with faculty engaged in leading-edge research in areas such as:

  • Social and environmental impacts of transportation development
  • Flexible pavement design
  • Fatigue and fracture mechanics
  • Hydrodynamic modeling
  • Environmental fluid mechanics
  • Application of nanomaterials in construction

We offer an ABET accredited Bachelor of Science in engineering degree in Civil Engineering that prepares you for the future.

 
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
Enrollment285318296275270
Degrees Awarded3739526253
Starting Salary$50,500

Learn more about our program educational objectives and student outcomes.

Department Chair

Qian Liao, Ph.D.

liao@uwm.edu

414-229-4228

Office Manager

Chantele M. Mallett

ceas-cem@uwm.edu

414-229-5422

   

The Civil Engineering Major is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
415 N. Charles Street
Baltimore MD 21201
(410)347-7700
abet.org

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