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 and master's degrees in engineering and doctoral degrees in engineering and chemistry-environmental studies. Graduate-level students may also earn a certificate in Sustainable Infrastructure for Developing Nations. Find Out More!
The UMass Lowell Edge
Transferring from Middlesex Community College, David is now the mix captain for UMass Lowell’s 2012 concrete canoe team, in charge with devising a concrete formula that can withstand being molded, transported and paddled — and stay afloat.
Alum Lisa Brothers is an engineer. She is also an outspoken advocate for UMass Lowell.
The founders of what has become a multimillion dollar premium, all-natural cookie dough and ice cream sandwich company hold degrees in engineering.