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The Charles Edward Via, Jr. Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

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American Society of Civil Engineers American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) Alliance of Transportation Engineering Students (ATES) American Waterworks Association (AWWA) Bridges to Prosperity Chi Epsilon Construction Management Association of America Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Engineers for a Sustainable World Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI)/Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI) Geotechnical Student Organization Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) Order of the Engineer Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) Sustainable Land Development Club (SLDC)

What makes an exceptional department? Exceptional faculty. The faculty and staff in our department have expertise in a variety of disciplines and are enthusiastic to share their knowledge and experiences.

The Via Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) is committed to developing well-rounded, globally competent and conscience engineers. CEE students need professional global skills that enable them to understand their discipline from broad and inclusive points of view.  

CEE Structural Engineers at Work

CEE Structural Engineers at Work

The Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is ranked among the top 10 accredited departments in the United States. The mission of our department is to provide a high-quality learning environment and create opportunities for students to develop skills to advance engineering principles and practices.