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Preparing you for a career in civil engineering or a related field.


We’ve adopted, as our central academic thesis, that the built and natural environments are interdependent and inseparable, requiring that the next generation of civil and environmental engineers work jointly as never before.

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With four distinct disciplines, the leading purpose of our master’s program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for a professional career or doctoral studies.

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Two environmental engineers discuss knowledge gaps, promising research pathways and other issues related to the control of viruses such as SARS-CoV-2.

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CEE Graduate Celebrations


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University has planned several virtual celebration events for students graduating in 2020.

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Nikiya Crisostomo

“I was born in the Philippines and lived there until I was 10 years old. One of my most prominent memories is driving to school with my dad and sisters.”

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We focus on engineering for sustainability with an emphasis on cities, energy, infrastructure, public health and water.

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