Propelling Students Forward

Students who pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree from SJSU's Civil and Environmental Engineering Department gain access to award-winning professors, hands-on laboratory experience, the ability to participate in student clubs and a myriad of networking opportunities.

Creating a Better World

Civil engineers are responsible for designing and testing structures that probe the limit of knowledge. They plan, design, and supervise the construction of water supply and distribution systems, wastewater collection systems, highways, bridges, buildings, drinking water treatment plants, wastewater treatment plants, and help solve local and regional pollution problems.

Endless Career Paths

Our graduates go on to participate in exciting and in-demand careers. Here are just some of the places you can find our alumni: the California department of transportation, the EPA, various departments of natural resources, Barry Swanson Builders, the City of San Jose Public Works, the Pakpour consulting Group, Santa Clara Water District, West Valley Construction, and much more.


Meet our expert faculty, get to know their interests, and view their contact information.


Get to know our expert lecturers, see where their offices are located, and view their contact information.


Our staff is the backbone of our department. See who they are and learn how to get in touch with our department.


Discover our cutting-edge facilities where Civil and Environmental engineering students gain critical hands-on experience.

Advisory Committee

Take a look at the engineers, public works directors, and other experts who make up our Civil Engineering Department Advisory Committee (DAC).