Feb 09, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
"Dynamic Risk Forecasting of Rapidly Changing Urban Environments"Emerging Contaminants Summit
Mar 01, 2016 - Mar 02, 2016 | All Day
UCLA Civil and Environmental Engineering is an academic partner of the Emerging Contaminants Summit taking place in Westminster, Colorado on…Cementing the Future: Grand Challenges in Construction Materials
Mar 17, 2016 - Mar 18, 2016 | All Day
About the Conference Civil engineering infrastructure is aging and deteriorating, an issue, remediation of which involves huge maintenance and replacement…
What is Civil & Environmental Engineering?
Civil and Environmental Engineers are responsible for the infrastructure that provides clean water to drink, clean air to breath, and safe buildings to live and work in. We design facilities to provide flood protection, generate and transmit energy, transport goods and people by air, rail, or roadways, and treat and dispose of waste products that would otherwise threaten our health and well-being. Our challenge in southern California is to provide this critical infrastructure within a complex geological and climate environment prone to earthquakes, drought, flooding and landslides, while also minimizing energy consumption and the release of greenhouse gasses. We educate students to address these threats by providing sustainable infrastructure solutions.