civil and environmental engineering

Aerial photo of Oyster River in snow

Predicting Future Floods

New UNH research updates snowmelt flooding models for a changing climate, helping protect vulnerable infrastructure and water resources. Read More

Recent Stories

  • Car drives on flooded road near beach
    - Roads Under Water
    With a new $1.8 million National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) grant, UNH researchers will study how and why coastal hazards like excessive flooding are causing... Read More
  • Paula Mouser stands on catwalk at Durham's wastewater treatment facility
    - PFAS Are Forever
    Two studies from UNH look at the fate of PFAS after being processed by wastewater treatment facilities. Read More
  • Joe Degregorio ’21, Brandon Belmonte ’21, Jessica Nekowitsch ’21 and Andrew Godfrey ’21.
    - Getting Their Feet Wet
    For a quartet of senior UNH environmental engineering students, there’s something in the water. And one of their last acts prior to graduation will be helping to remove it.  Read More
  • Weiwei Mo, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering
    - Gaming Safe Drinking Water
    Weiwei Mo, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, has received a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER grant. Read More
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    - Top Performers
    A team of UNH engineering students was recently selected as a finalist in the prestigious U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® 2021 Design Challenge.  The competition... Read More
    - Flushing Out COVID-19
    UNH research is flushing out cases of the coronavirus by testing wastewater on campus. The sewage sampling is being used as a secondary surveillance method to the already required... Read More
  • Scientific illustration of protease inhibitor
    - COVID Collaboration
    UNH has launched six new interdisciplinary research projects aimed at addressing the challenges of coronavirus. Read More
  • Castine Bernardy doing research in her home
    - Light Work
    One morning during the first week of April, graduate student Castine Bernardy entered a deserted parking lot in Maine beside an empty car whose back hatch was  raised. Professor... Read More
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  • Robert “Bob” Henry
    - UNH’s Robert “Bob” Henry Named New Hampshire Engineer of the Year
    For Robert “Bob” Henry, the shaping of young engineers’ careers has led to being selected as the 2020 Engineer of the Year by the New Hampshire Society of Professional Engineers. Read More