US News & World Report's rankings for 2016-2017 has all of our programs, graduate and undergraduate, in the #1 spot. 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 top ranked every year, often like this year, as #1.

Our doctoral program tops the 2010 National Research Council rankings.

Research Snapshot

Case van Genuchten, Environmental Engineering PhD candidate, collects samples of arsenic-contaminated groundwater from a well pumped to the roof of a school in Dhapdhapi, West Bengal, India. Ashok Gadgil is his faculty advisor.

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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 Siebel Scholar award is given to only a small percentage of the best students in top business and engineering schools.
Congratulations to Professor Govindjee on his appointment to the Horace, Dorothy, and Katherine Johnson Endowed Chair!
Eleanor Allen (CE MS '97) and 2015 Academy of Distinguished Alumni inductee spoke on "Why Water is a Women's Issue."
CEE PhD student Xiao Liang was one of 10 winners of the 2016 Liu Huixian Earthquake Engineering Scholarship Award.