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Civil & Environmental Engineering

hajjarWelcome to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University, located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts. Come and explore all the great research and academics that our department has to offer.
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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.

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.

New CEE Faculty

Please welcome our new faculty to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Faculty 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. The center will continue studying exposure to and mitigation of environmental contamination that causes preterm births, with testbed activities in Puerto Rico. The PROTECT Center is an interdisciplinary, multi-university collaboration... More...

News & Events

CEE Chi Epsilon Students Participate in 19th Annual CANstruction Competition

Northeastern’s Chi Epsilon students participated in the annual CANstruction competition, a competition where students build large structures made entirely of canned goods. More....

Real-Time Urban Flood Forecasting

The Ministry of Earth Sciences of the Government of India has funded a project entitled "Near-real-time flood forecasting system" which will develop new physically-based and data-driven models for coastal and urban flood forecasting and early warning, with a primary case study in the city of Mumbai, India. More....

CEE Prof. Matthew Eckelman Featured in The Boston Globe

The research of Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Matthew Eckelman and CEE Graduate Student Mithun Saha was recently featured in The Boston Globe. They warn that projections of rising temperatures may have consequences for the lifespan of concrete. More....

PhD Student Wins Young Researchers Forum Award from IEEE Conference

Congratulations to Nimet Yildirim, a Ph.D. student in the bioengineering program and in the CEE department, advised by CEE Prof. April Gu and MIE Prof. Ahmed Busnaina, along with the coauthors Jin Young Lee, Han Chul Cho and Sivasubramanian Somu, for winning the Young Researchers Forum Award from the 2014 IEEE Biosensors & Bioelectronics conference. More....