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Our programs prepare you to excel in industry or compete against other students at the best graduate schools in the country.

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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction provides a well-rounded education, combining theoretical learning with practical laboratory experience. Our programs prepare you to excel in industry or compete against other students at the best graduate schools in the country.

Las Vegas is the perfect environment to study Civil Engineering or Construction Management. Our students and alumni are in high demand and are already working on major engineering and construction projects in Las Vegas and around the globe. Many hold management positions in local, regional, national, and even international organizations.

Alumni are currently working on projects involving:

  • Construction of high-rise buildings
  • Transportation infrastructure
  • Water and wastewater infrastructure
  • Environmental engineering
  • Alternative energy sources
  • Structural and building design
  • Residential and commercial developments
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Construction materials

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Red event program for Senior Design Competition with electrical device in background
May. 8, 2019

Nearly 40 student-created engineering projects provide technological solutions to real-world problems; prototypes on display May 9 at Thomas & Mack Center.

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Apr. 8, 2019

From UNLV Magazine spring 2019 issue.

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Mar. 11, 2019

Thirteen UNLV programs ranked within nation’s top 100 in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools.

Portrait Eakalak Khan
May. 14, 2018

A firm believer in perseverance, this engineering professor hopes to contribute to Nevada’s water conservation efforts.

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