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What is CvEEN?

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering houses degrees in Civil, Nuclear, and Construction Engineering, with a variety of different research areas.

Nestled in the heart of Salt Lake City, CvEEN is home to Utah's only Nuclear Engineering program, and it offers degrees in Civil, Nuclear, and Construction Engineering.

Our graduates go on to create all aspects of smart cities and communities, from daily water needs, transportation, protecting our future environmentally, creating sustainable infrastructures, building resilient structures, and improving life as we know it.

Professor Zhu and engineering students test their research project on UTA TRAX.

Our Graduates Make a Difference

CvEEN graduate Dani Zebelean now protects Utah's drinking water

As an undeclared sophomore at the U, Dani had no idea that entering an engineering student design competition would put her on a path to a fulfilling career.

Now an Environmental Engineer for the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Zebelean works in the Division of Drinking Water issuing construction and operating permits for drinking water facilities throughout the state.

93% of our graduates have job offers upon graduation

Learn why we produce successful job candidates

With unique opportunities for hands-on research and mentorship in a variety of majors, our students have the ability to personalize their engineering education. We offer several degree programs as well as research opportunities with faculty in state-of-the-art labs and experiences in the field.