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

Professor Jack Moehle and undergraduate summer intern Matt Rood test the seismic toughness of a building column.

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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.  
"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.
Congratulations to Professor Govindjee on his appointment to the Horace, Dorothy, and Katherine Johnson Endowed Chair!