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Welcome

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

About

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

What's Happening

smiling young woman working in a science lab
Oct. 14, 2022

UNLV professor leads the way for first-gen doctoral student Meena Ejjada to attend prestigious Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting. 

woman sitting outside
Sep. 12, 2022

Even after relocating to Phoenix, engineering alumna Lisa Freestone continues to prove a loyal, active, and generous Rebel.

transit center at night
Jul. 13, 2022

The immersive experience for high-achieving students aimed at solving urban planning issues.

UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield at commencement
May. 10, 2022

UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction is one of the departments in the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering.