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The Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering department prepares students for the challenges they will face in designing and building solutions for society. We are leaders in innovative approaches and methods across the areas of construction, environmental, geotechnical, materials, structural, transportation and water resources.  
Aligned with its land-grant mission, the department provides educational excellence, supported by research synergies, innovation and outreach. We plan, design, construct, maintain, and operate infrastructure to support civilization and sustain society and prepare nationally competitive undergraduate and graduate students for successful careers. 
The profession also embraces new technologies such as nanotechnology, smart materials, sensors, etc. that are introduced into engineering and construction projects to improve reliability, cost effectiveness and quality of life.

Degrees Offered

The Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Department offers several degrees including:

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering
  • B.S. in Construction Engineering
  • B.S. in Construction Management
  • B.S. in Environmental Engineering
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering
  • M.S. in Construction Management
  • Master of Construction Management
  • M.S. in Environmental Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Engineering

The curriculum is designed to give students a strong mathematical, scientific and engineering background in all of the areas of the field. At the same time it provides students with an opportunity to place further emphasis on their chosen areas through technical electives.

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Department News

CCEE News – October 18, 2021
Four students from Dr. Syeed Iskander’s group (two undergraduate and two graduate students) participated in the Annual ND Water and Pollution Control Conference and all of them won awards for their poster presentations.
YP Poster Competition: Biraj Saha (1st), Ryan Anderson (2nd), Himani Yadav (3rd).
AWWA’s Fresh Ideas Poster Competition: Kira Elisaon (winner). Kira will receive free registration for the AWWA Annual Conference and Exposition in San Antonio, TX next June and $1,500 toward travel to the conference from the ND American Water Works Association.
Congratulations to the four students and their advisor, Dr. Syeed Iskander!

CCEE News – October 18, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Syeed Iskander, Dr. Yao Yu, and Dr. Wenjie Xia on their instructional equipment awards and preliminary data seed award from NDSU EPSCoR.

CCEE News – October 9, 2021
Dr. Kalpana Katti and Dr. Dinesh Katti have been appointed as Adjunct Faculty with Sanford Research. This appointment would allow for greater academic and research collaborations with Sanford Research.
Dr. Syeed Iskander’s PE license application has been officially approved. Congratulations to the three professors!  

CCEE News – October 5, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Chau Le, Dr. Youjin Jang, Dr. Yao Yu, and Dr. Achintya Bezbaruah on their ND EPSCoR State Office STEM Awards, including Preliminary Data Seed Awards, Community-Based STEM Research Award, and Equipment Award.

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