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About the Department

"Many of our faculty are leaders in their research areas, with the rest well on their way. I am so proud of the work they do and their commitment to our students."
— Paige Novak
Department Head and Joseph T. and Rose S. Ling Chair in Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering (CEGE) at the University of Minnesota (UMN) is known for its pioneering work in analytical, computational, and experimental methods. We practice research excellence grounded in rigorous fundamentals for wide-ranging applications. Our research is interdisciplinary, covers a broad spectrum of areas, and emphasizes science and fundamentals. Our vision, inspired and innovative engineering for society, is directly related to our contributions stemming from basic research.

In many ways, civil engineers, environmental engineers, and geoengineers have provided the bedrock on which our modern society has flourished. Challenges, such as unprecedented consumption of resources, increased urbanization, and water scarcity, demand innovative solutions to support human well-being and provide for a resilient planet. Our mission in CEGE is to learn concepts and methods, discover solutions and processes, and transform the world by addressing critical challenges in designing and protecting the infrastructure, environment, water and earth resources.

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EnvE Graduate program (USNews)


CivE Graduate program (USNews)
UMN Twin Cities campus, aerial view

The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering is located in the heart of a lively campus within a dynamic urban area that offers a multitude of opportunities for engineers and engineering students.