US News & World Report's rankings for 2017-2018 has all of our programs, graduate and undergraduate, ranked in the top 3 spots. Our graduate program in environmental engineering has held the #1 spot for the past 8 years; civil engineering has been in the top 2 for the past 14 years. Our undergraduate programs in environmental engineering and in civil engineering are among the top 3 schools every year.

Our doctoral program tops the 2010 National Research Council rankings.

Faculty Searches

Candidates are being recruited for a Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the broad area of Structural Engineering. Deadline for applications: November 14, 2016.

Research Snapshot

Caroline Delaire, CEE doctoral student, and Siva Bandaru, then (2012) project specialist, and now a CEE doctoral student, with a 600L prototype of arsenic-removal technology, "ECAR,"  invented and designed at Berkeley, being tested at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, in Summer 2012.  Faculty advisor: Ashok Gadgil.

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The Academy will induct its Class of 2016 during a banquet at the California Memorial Stadium. Preceding the event will be the CEE Distinguished Lecture by water environmentalist and Stanford faculty member, Stephen Monismith.  
                                              The books cover distributed fibre optic strain sensing, and wireless sensor networks, for monitoring civil infrastructure.
"Developing Modular-Oriented Simulation Models Using Dynamics Libraries," was written by Professor Ibbs and co-author Christian Karl.
Professor Chopra's "Dynamics of Structures" encompasses the theory of structural dynamics and the application of this theory regarding earthquake analysis, response, and design of structures.
Welcome new CEE students! Let CEE help you ease into Berkeley student life.
The Siebel Scholar award is given to only a small percentage of the best students in top business and engineering schools.