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URGENT - BSCE TRACK CANDIDATES - ESCI 301 has a few spaces left for CEVE students - in case you're still looking for suitable ESCI courses to fulfill your BSCE requirements.  Registration ends this week.

Given the expected interest, Earth Sciences is generously offering ESCI 301 both fall and spring, at least for this next academic year - so this should enhance opportunities for CEVE majors to take the class.  Please take advantage while you can.

Permission is required:See Julia Morgan <morganj@rice.edu> (Keith Weiss - Rm 315 on 4/24 in AM, or in Rm 128 in PM (1-4 pm).  After that, other ESCI faculty can sign in her place. Check in with Earth Science front office to see who's available.

UNDERGRADS...Those wishing to change majors to CEVE for fall 2014 sign up for CEVE 101 is highly recommended.

NOTE...Advanced Hydrology and Hydraulics has been renumbered to CEVE 514.  

ANNOUNCING: Master's program with focus on sustainable environmental engineering ...more 

FUN? - What do our faculty, staff and students do for fun you ask?...more


CEVE 420/520 will not be offered in Fall 2014

UPDATE - CEE Undergraduate enrollment ...more    

SAMPLE PLANS - CEE Undergraduate Sample Plans & Template...more 

WORK? - Job and internship opportunities ...more 



In modern society Civil and Environmental Engineers serve as master builders, environmental stewards, and integrators of solutions to complex challenges to sustain and improve the built and natural environment so that later generations will have an ever improving quality of life.  

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rice University will enhance the sustainability of infrastructure systems and supporting natural resources that are challenged by societal and environmental changes and extreme events.  These critical and emerging challenges will be addressed through innovations to improve infrastructure resilience and the efficiency of water and energy use; integration of complex system analysis to enhance risk assessment and mitigation; and multidisciplinary solutions for infrastructure renewal.   

From the research laboratories to the classrooms and beyond, we will train a new generation of civil and environmental engineering leaders with the knowledge of current best practices and the creative agility to advance the field into the future.