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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

CEIE Announces $3M Hazel Distinguished Endowed Chair

CEIE announces the Bill and Eleanor Endowed Chair in Civil Infrastructure Engineering, which, at $3M, is the largest endowed ... Read More

SAME Student Chapter Named 2013 Distinguished Chapter

George Mason University's student chapter of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) has been named the 2013 Distin... Read More

Dr. Shanjiang Zhu Named 2014 Young Researcher of the Year by ITF

Dr. Shanjiang Zhu was named the 2014 recipient of the International Transport Forum’s 2014 Young Researcher of the Year Awa... Read More



New Fall 2014 Courses and Senior Design Projects

In fall 2014, CEIE is introducing two new undergraduate courses. One is Sustainable Practices and Principles in Civil Engineering, and the other is Remote Sensing in Civil Engineering…. Read More

Summer Research for Foreign University Students

Applications for the department’s foreign undergraduates summer research program are now being accepted. Details are available here. … Read More

CEIE Spring 2014 Graduate Seminar Series

Graduate students and faculty are invited to join CEIE’s spring 2014 seminar series. Non-GMU visitors are also invited and should contact ceie@gmu.edu. (The seminar schedule will be posted as arrangements are finalized.)… 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