Welcome to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University, located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts.

This department has over 100 years of history and tradition in research, teaching and service to the community, making important contributions to the development of our civil infrastructure and the environment, both nationally and internationally. In conjunction with the ongoing significant investments being made in the education and research programs throughout Northeastern University, we are embarking on an exciting period of growth in the department, expanding our faculty, rejuvenating and growing our laboratory facilities, and expanding our curriculum. This is an excellent time to study at Northeastern University.

  • CEE Graduate Fellowships Available

    The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers Graduate Fellowships to Ph.D. and M.S./Ph.D. applicants. These prestigious Graduate Fellowships include integrated research and teaching to foster a comprehensive graduate education. Apply here.

  • Research Spotlight
    The PROTECT Center Receives Five Year $13.5 Million NIH Grant

    Congratulations to Akram Alshawabkeh, the George A. Snell Professor of Engineering, and team of the Puerto Rico Testsite for Exploring Contamination Threats (PROTECT) Center, who received a five-year $13.5 million award to renew the center from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences within the National Institutes of Health. More...

  • CEE Faculty Positions

    The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is in the midst of a significant, multi-year expansion in size and scope that crosses disciplinary boundaries. We are seeking applicants at all faculty levels.