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Civil & Environmental Engineering

Civil engineers plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain facilities and systems that serve the basic needs of society.

Students in UMass Lowell’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering can earn bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in in engineering. We are the only public university in Massachusetts to offer an undergraduate major in Environmental Engineering.

Civil & Environmental Engineering by the Numbers

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Meet Our Students & Alumni

  • Christine Clancy
    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    As Lowell’s city engineer, civil and environmental engineering alum Christine Clancy ’06 is responsible for infrastructure projects on streets, bridges and sidewalks throughout the city – including those on the campus of her alma mater.

  • Chris & Paula White
    Engineering

    The founders of what has become a multimillion dollar premium, all-natural cookie dough and ice cream sandwich company hold degrees in engineering.

  • Lisa  Brothers
    Civil Engineering

    Alum Lisa Brothers is an engineer. She is also an outspoken advocate for UMass Lowell.

  • Sofia Savoca
    Civil Engineering

    Sofia Savoca chose UMass Lowell for the opportunity to be in the Honors College and to study civil engineering. She’s found a dozen new opportunities since arriving on campus.

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