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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.

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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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Berkeley CEE tops USN&WR rankings in both its civil engineering and environmental engineering graduate programs for 2018.
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.
The CEE-led interdisciplinary team worked 2 years to build R I S ☰, an 816 sq. ft. solar-powered house, that will compete against 14 universities from around the world.