A future for the past
Kevin Walsh and others in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences help Italian church communities address seismic risks.
Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences develops technologies that improve people’s well-being.
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Patricia J. Culligan, dean of Notre Dame Engineering, receives 2021 H. Bolton Seed Medal for expanding boundaries of geoenvironmental and sustainability engineering
Patricia J. Culligan, professor of civil engineering and the Matthew H. McCloskey dean of Notre Dame’s College of …
Teagan Sweet and Frances Zengotita have received graduate fellowships from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) through …
Alexandros Taflanidis wins ASCE Huber Prize for using scientific computing to improve community resilience against hurricanes and earthquakes
Alexandros Taflanidis, professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, has been awarded the 2021 …
Diogo Bolster, professor and Notre Dame Chair in Hydrology, has been appointed as the Henry J. Massman Chair of the …
ND students named champions of 2021 American Society of Civil Engineers Great Lakes Student Conference
The Notre Dame student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) received top honors in the 2021 ASCE …
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Our faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students work on some of the world’s most challenging issues, including natural and manmade hazards; civil infrastructure; the environment; energy; water; and earth systems.
Students at all levels have opportunities to engage in research with significant practical and societal impact.
We offer undergraduate programs in Civil Engineering; Environmental Earth Sciences; and Environmental Engineering. As a student in one of these programs, you’ll be a part of a hands-on experience that involves field trips, undergraduate research, service projects, and national and regional project competitions.
Field trips to places ranging from New Orleans and New York to the Midwest or Southwest U.S. and international locations (such as the Galapagos Islands) offer a first-hand look into your field of study and opportunities to meet and make connections with professionals in your field.
Spotlight on Research in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
Fighting to Protect Our Community
Prof. Tracy Kijewski-Correa has studied the impact of natural disasters around the globe — from earthquakes and tsunamis to hurricanes.
She and her team built a platform that brings together all the critical information that first responders and urban planners need to protect their communities into one location.