Welcome to Civil Engineering
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The department of civil engineering is a community of learners committed to providing outstanding educational opportunities for our students. We also conduct advanced research in civil infrastructure design and environmental preservation.
Civil engineering holds the top position in the 2022 U.S. News and World Report listing of “Best Engineering Jobs.”
Civil engineering ranks #5 in Kiplinger’s listing of top 25 majors overall in the U.S. for most lucrative careers, and its subfields are also in the top 25.
Top News and Stories
- Federal grant funds upcoming Midwest Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, an agency under the U.S. Department of Transportation, recently awarded more than $564,000 through the high-priority grant program to fund the 2023 Midwest Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit.
- Civil engineering faculty member selected for NSF Game Changer Academies
H. M. "Husain" Aziz, assistant professor of civil engineering, has been inducted as a panel fellow in the 2022 cohort of the National Science Foundation Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation's Game Changer Academies.
Im receives NSF CAREER award for quantifying nitrous oxide emissions in forage conservations
A Kansas State University professor seeks to better understand and quantify emissions of nitrous oxide, a potent greenhouse gas, from agricultural forage conservation with a more than $600,000 NSF CAREER award.