Department Events

The Third Pedro De Alba Lecture in Geotechnical Engineering
Thursday April 9, 5:30–6:30pm at Huddleston Hall


Welcome to the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of New Hampshire. We appreciate your visit!

Civil and environmental engineering are broad and diverse engineering disciplines that encompass the design, construction, assessment and maintenance of the constructed and natural infrastructure of society.  This infrastructure includes dams, water treatment plants, highways, bridges, tunnels, irrigation canals, traffic control systems, skyscrapers, airport runways and mass transit systems, just to name a few. Our role in society is to promote sustainable development of ours and future generations.


Degree Programs



Interdisciplinary Minor




Building a Better Oil Spill Response

What happens to spilled oil on the bottom of a body of water? With a unique oil flume, UNH professor Nancy Kinner and undergraduates are working to find out. Their findings could improve  oil spill response.