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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

What's Happening

Portrait Eakalak Khan
May. 14, 2018

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

Dec. 6, 2017

A pedestrian lighting system, a new pallet design for warehouses, a remote-controlled device that can detect IEDs, and a location-sharing app designed to encourage human interaction among more than 30 projects on display.

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Nov. 22, 2017

Student-athletes reach out to local schoolchildren.

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Nov. 8, 2017

Meet three UNLV graduate students pursuing their passions through research and making a big impact in their fields.

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