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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Researchers developing accurate storm models as climate changes affect Alaska’s coastline and residents
Alaska’s tidal coastline spans over 46,600 miles, more than that of the lower 48 states combined. Portions of …
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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.
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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.