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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

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Dr. Viviana Maggioni Receives Two Awards from NASA to Study Hyper-Resolution in Soil Moisture Land Modeling and Data Assimilation

Dr. Viviana Maggioni and Co-investigator Dr. Paul Houser of Mason’s Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science and ... Read More

George Mason University to Host Second Annual Symposium on Transportation Informatics

George Mason University will Host the Second Annual Symposium on Transportation Informatics August 4-5, 2016 on the Arlington... Read More



August 29


First Day of Fall Term 


September 12

CEIE Graduate Seminar

Location: ENGR 1602

Time: 4:30-6:30pm

Speaker: Theresa Calcagno, GMU

September 19

CEIE Graduate Seminar

Location: ENGR 2901

Time: 4:30-6:30pm

Speaker: Richard Lindenberg, WJE

October 18

CEIE Graduate Seminar

Location: ENGR 2901

Time: 4:30-6:30pm

Speaker: Elise Miller-Hooks, GMU


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