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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.

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News at a Glance

Near-Death Experiences Inspire Mason ­­­­­­­Professor to Create Better Way to Inspect Bridges

George Mason University engineering professor David Lattanzi was inspecting a bridge several years ago in his hometown of Pit... Read More

Mason Team Looking at How Nature Helps Protect Against Hurricanes

Hurricane Sandy revealed how vulnerable traditional hurricane protection methods are when it smashed New York Harbor with 32-... Read More

Dr. Burak Tanyu and Students Working with VDoT to Evaluate New Field Technology to Support Bridge Installation

Dr. Burak Tanyu, his graduate students and the Virginia Department of Transportation are currently installing a bridge abutme... Read More



8 Oct

National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Award Ceremony: Presented to GMU Engineers for International Development

10AM Nguyen Engineering Building Atrium

19 Oct

GMU Student Chapter of the ASCE will hold its 11th Annual Civil Engineering Career Fair
12-4PM Dewberry Hall in the Johnson Center (lower level)

19 Nov

CEIE Seminar
Presenter: Jason Giovannettone, Topic: Using climate variability and a new software to predict annual and seasonal precipitation
5-6PM Nguyen Engineering Building, Rm 1602


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

CEI Announces 2015 Lunch and Awardee: Mr. Bob Chase, NVTA

The GMU Civil Engineering Institute announces Mr. Bob Chase, president of the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance, as recipient of the 2015 CEI Engineering Excellence and Leadership Award. … 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