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

  • 276

    Fall 2021 Undergraduate Enrollment - Civil

  • 56
    Fall 2021 Undergraduate Enrollment - Environmental
  • 70

    2021 Undergraduate Degrees - C&E

Meet Our Students & Alumni

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Ariel Shramko
Environmental Engineering

Ariel Shramko is growing food for Earth and beyond.

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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.

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Maureen Kelly
Maureen Kelly
Civil & Environmental Engineering, Structural Engineering

A service-learning capstone in Lowell and Haiti transformed Maureen Kelly’s civil engineering education — and her life. She now works for a firm that supports her ongoing volunteer work in Haiti and her mentoring of current students.

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Christopher Ingemi works on a model of a bridge
Christopher Ingemi
Civil & Environmental Engineering

A former carpenter sidelined by the recession, Christopher Ingemi went back to school at Middlesex Community College and then transferred to UML. Now, thanks to his job in a lab, he’s completed his master’s in civil engineering and found a great job as a bridge designer.

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