Vision civil engineering
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department will excel in undergraduate and graduate
instruction, in research in all sub-areas of civil and environmental engineering, and in service to
the public consistent with the land-grant mission of the university. The Department will make
significant contributions to the economic development of the state, region and nation.
The mission of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is to provide quality
education to prepare nationally competitive undergraduate students for a successful career in
civil and environmental engineering; to provide advanced skills and knowledge in state-of-the-
art research and design in sub-areas of civil and environmental engineering for graduate students;
and to provide service to the university, engineering profession, and the public.