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.

Research Snapshot

CEE graduate student Ilse Ruiz-Mercado tests the circuitry she designed for a small, inexpensive sonic anemometer as part of the CITRIS Intelligent Infrastructure program. The device was developed to measure air flow rates in rural homes to improve modeling of pollutants from indoor cooking fires. Her faculty advisor is Professor Steve Glaser.

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Professor Seed will speak on "Making the Most of Disaster: From Forensic Investigations and Research to Changes in Policy and Practice."
A TU delegation, including President Zhong, met with EVCP Christ to further the two institutions' partnership, research collaborations, and CEE's student exchange program.
Lizzie Blaisdell Collins (CE MS '05) was acknowledged for her entrepreneurial spirit in earthquake risk mitigation and management.
Professor Slav Hermanowicz and collaborators Maria Paz Gutierrez, Luke Lee and CEE graduate students Vivek Rao and Henry Kagey, recycle water and capture energy using solar radiation in building facades.   
The Gilbreth Lecture recognizes outstanding American engineers. Professor Bayen presented "Distributed Learning Dynamics Convergence in Routing Games."
Yousef Bozorgnia, Professor-in-Residence, appointed as the "Member at Large" for a 3-year term.