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

 Christine Clancy smiles in an office in Lowell
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.

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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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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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Ariel Shramko
Environmental Engineering

Ariel Shramko is growing food for Earth and beyond.

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