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We are a community driven by a passion to positively impact our society and planet and push the boundaries of what is possible. We also like to have fun along the way.

Undergraduate Student Spotlight

Meet some of our undergraduate students and learn more about their work inside and outside of the classroom.

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Graduate Student Spotlight

I was first exposed to environmental science while working as a summer intern in the 11th grade at an environmental non-profit. It was an impactful experience and got me thinking about a career in environmental science. I came to MIT as a first-year undergrad in 2010 and was immediately introduced to CEE via the department’s pre-orientation program. It was great exposure to the research happening at the department, and I felt particularly drawn to the idea of applying an engineering lens to large-scale environmental problems.

Sidhant Pai: Graduate Spotlight

Learn about civil and environmental engineering projects directly from our students. We hold annual video competitions for students to share their research, fieldwork experience, or extracurricular activities and hobbies.CEE Videos

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Alumni Spotlight

Meet some of our alumni and learn about their career and life journey after CEE.

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Featured Profile

Insightful articles and spotlights about our faculty, staff, postdocs and researchers.

Lili Zhu: Staff Spotlight


At CEE, we foster an inclusive community that pushes the boundaries of what is possible to shape the future of civil and environmental engineering.

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