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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

Simohamed Ghiwane is Awarded the First Michael J. Casey Endowed Scholarship

Mr. Simohamed Ghiwane, EIT, a candidate for the MS in Construction Project Management in CEIE, has been named the first Micha... Read More

Alger and Kellar
CEIE Students Lauren Alger and Lindsey Kellar Selected to Attend the Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference (NASEC)

Lauren Alger and Lindsey Kellar were honored to be chosen to attend the annual Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conferen... Read More

Burak Tanyu's, assistant professor, Engineering Geology class tours the Cedar Mountain Stone Quarry. Photo by Evan Cantwell/George Mason University.
Civil Engineering Students Had a Blast at Cedar Mountain Quarry

When college students say they had a blast, they typically don't mean watching 20,000 lbs. of explosive power blast 40,000 to... Read More



11 Feb

Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar
Presenter: Saad Ullah
, PhD. Student    Topic: CEIE Graduate Research

5:00-6:00 ENGR Bldg Room 1602

18 Mar

Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar

Presenter: David Perkins (CEO of Hyperspatial Research)  

Topic: Leading a Growing Enterprise

2:30 – 3:30 PM Enterprise Hall Room 278 

18 Apr

Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar

Speaker: Guanqi Liu, PhD Student   Topic: CEIE Graduate Research

5:00 – 6:00 PM ENGR Bldg Room 1602


CEI Announces 2016 Engineering Excellence and Leadership Awardee: Dr. G. Wayne Clough

The GMU Civil Engineering Institute announces Dr. G. Wayne Clough, Secretary Emeritus of the Smithsonian Institution, and President Emeritus of the Georgia Institute of Technology, as recipient of the 2016 CEI Engineering Excellence and Leadership Award…. 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

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