Department at a Glance

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Howard University is a vibrant department offering a BS, MS, and PhD. Areas of specialization include geotechnical, environmental, structural, transportation and water resources. These are exciting times to study civil and environmental engineering. As our Nation's infrastructure is eroding, civil engineers are being called to address the grand challenges of restoring, protecting, and improving our Nation's infrastructure with a keen eye on sustainable green design. At Howard University, faculty and students are involved in interdisciplinary research involving collaborations with departments both within Howard and external to Howard, and have made distinct inroads in research and education within our field.

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering educates leaders, entrepreneurs, educators, researchers and professionals with an international awareness. Over the years, our alumni have continued to make strong impacts on our profession and society. Howard University's location in Washington, DC affords students with unique opportunities to interact with government agencies, non-government organizations (NGOs), local contractors, companies and industrial affiliates.


CEEE Associate Professor Robert Efimba Recognized for Lifetime Achievements

Tue, February 6, 2018

Civil and Environmental Engineering Associate Professor Robert Efimba was recognized for his lifetime of outstanding achievements and contributions in civil engineering by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in the February 2018 issue of the ASCE National Capital Section eNewsletter.Read More >>


Tue, March 1, 2016

The AMBASSADORS OF ENGINEERING PROGRAM led hands-on earthquake and coastal engineering challenges at the Discover Engineering Family Day at the National Building Museum in February 27, 2016.Read More >>


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