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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.

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

The UMass Lowell Edge

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    Engineering

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

  • 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.

  • Lisa  Brothers
    Civil Engineering

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

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