US News & World Report's rankings for 2018 has both CEE graduate programs as #1.  Our graduate program in environmental engineering has held the #1 spot for the past 8 years; civil engineering has been the #1 for the past 17 years. Our undergraduate programs in environmental engineering and in civil engineering have been #1 for many years.

Our doctoral program tops the 2010 National Research Council rankings.

Research Snapshot

CEE PhD student Chelsea Preble and CEE senior Troy Cados measure the effects of selective catalytic reduction (SCR) converters on heavy-duty diesel truck pollution emissions.Their air sampling equipment is deployed in a van parked above the eastbound lanes of the Caldecott tunnel on Highway 24. Robert Harley and Thomas Kirchstetter are the project's co-PIs.





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Berkeley CEE tops USN&WR rankings in both its civil engineering and environmental engineering graduate programs for 2018.
Professors Joan Walker and Alexei Pozdnukhov examined the challenge of fundamentally rethinking travel forecasting in an NSF workshop. Walker organized the workshop.
Nearly 2 billion people lack access to safe drinking water. Professor Gadgil is engineering solutions for our water crisis by using abundant ingredients, like wood, sunlight, even human waste.
Come and see why we are one of the top undergraduate civil engineering programs! Can't make Cal Day? Visit CEE any M, Th or Fri in April.
One was the Jennings Memorial Lecture at the University of Pretoria, South Africa and the other was at the Schiffman Geotechnical Colloquium at Cornell University.
As the smallest and youngest of all the CEE student competition teams, members experienced an incredibly dynamic and close-knit atmosphere as they gained experience in traffic flow simulations, numerical modeling, and roadway-civil design.