Interim Chair: Terry Wipf
The Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering seeks to apply knowledge of the laws, forces, and materials of nature to the construction, planning, design, and maintenance of public and private facilities. The Civil Engineering option focuses on transportation systems, bridges, roads, water systems and dams, pollution control, etc. The Construction Engineering option focuses on construction project engineering, design, management, etc.
The Department of Civil Engineering was founded in 1889. In 1987 it changed its name to the Department of Civil and Construction Engineering. In 2003 it changed its name to the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering.
Dates of Existence
- Department of Civil Engineering (1889-1987)
- Department of Civil and Construction Engineering (1987-2003)
- College of Engineering (parent college)