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Volgenau Engineering Building

Welcome to CEIE

The Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering (CEIE) is an internationally recognized program leading the engineering profession with the expansion of knowledge through research and scholarship. Our core mission is to educate civil engineers as visionary stewards of society.

As a key driver in Virginia’s economic engine, CEIE builds upon its foundation in urban infrastructure engineering to lead in the development of sustainable cities and villages through innovation, research and practice. CEIE attracts and educates Virginia’s best performing students as well as national and international undergraduate and graduate students who are eager for these challenges. CEIE students are opportunity seekers who are prepared to develop and implement innovative and successful solutions to today’s complex and multi-disciplinary engineering challenges.

Join us.


November 6

CEIE Seminar

Presenters: Dr. Ehsan Minaie (CDM Smith, GMU)

and Dr. David Lattanzi (GMU)

Date/Time/Location: November 6, 5:00pm, ENGR 2901

November 10

CEIE PhD Defense

Presenter: Mersedeh Tariverdi

Date/Time/Location: November 10, 1:00pm, ENGR 2901

November 15

CEIE Seminar

Presenter: Dr. Cinzia Cirillo, Associate Professor, UMD

Date/Time/Location: November 15, 5:00pm, ENGR 1602

November 27

PhD Research Talks

Presenters: Sana Khan & Ali Rezaie

Date/Time/Location: November 27, 4:00pm, ENGR 1602

November 29

 PhD Research Talks

Presenters: Yashar Alimohammadou & Shruthi Kaviti

Date/Time/Location: November 29, 5:00pm, ENGR 1602


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GMU ASCE Concrete Canoe

George Mason University’s Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Concrete Canoe Team designed, built, and raced their concrete canoe at the ASCE regional competition in April 2015…. Read More

Undergraduate Student Curriculum Flowcharts

The curriculum flowchart for undergraduates entering CEIE in fall, 2012 or later, is provided here. The curriculum flowchart for undergraduates entering CEIE between fall, 2009, and spring, 2012, is provided here. Full undergraduate program information is provided here. CEIE course numbering effective… Read More