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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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11 CEE Grad Students Honored in 2018 Big Earth Water Hackathon

Four of the five student teams at Stanford’s 2nd Big Earth Hackathon honored with prizes included several CEE graduate students. 

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Visit Day 2020


Once a year, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University invites all prospective graduate students who have been offered admission to attend visit day.

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Ahmad Wani

“I think that engineers have a responsibility to leverage scientific research and technology to solve problems in the real world. Man is the crown of creation, and saving a life is the best thing anybody can do.”

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Focusing on engineering for sustainability

Our department focuses on the theme of engineering for
sustainability with a focus on cities, energy, infrastructure, public health, and water.

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