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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

Mason Pond and Waterways are Test Bed for National Stormwater Monitoring Project

George Mason University’s streams and retention pond are a working lab for stormwater research that could impact the rest o... Read More

Steel Bridge Team wins Stiffest Bridge
GMU Steel Bridge Team Wins Stiffest Steel Bridge at 2015 National Student Steel Bridge Competition

GMU's ASCE Steel Bridge Team won the number 1 stiffest steel bridge in the USA at 2015 National Student Steel Bridge Competit... Read More

Fitsum with Faculty Advisor
Fitsum Gebremariam Earns Second Place at ASCE NCS Geotechnical Research Presentation Competition

CEIE graduate student Fitsum Gebremariam, was selected as one of the finalists in the ASCE National Capitol Section GEC Stude... Read More



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