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Civil Engineering

Department of

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering at OHIO

You want to improve modern civilization. In this program, you'll start from the ground up, learning how to transform society by developing, designing, maintaining and upgrading infrastructure like roads, bridges, buildings and water supply and waste treatment systems. Even better, you'll develop the creativity and expertise to meet the world's needs in smarter, safer, more energy-efficient ways.


    Undergraduate Civil Engineering

    Want to major in civil engineering and begin building your future? You’ll benefit from declaring your major freshman year, when the civil engineering curriculum begins to differ from other engineering programs.


    Graduate Civil Engineering

    Graduate-level study in civil engineering prepares you to explore more closely the challenges of building infrastructure and systems for the future.

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  • Professors, students help monitor COVID-19 on campus with wastewater surveillance

    Ohio University professors Guy Riefler, Ph.D., and Karen Coschigano, Ph.D., are monitoring and analyzing campus wastewater to look for possible trends of COVID-19 this semester.
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  • Civil engineering junior wins National Science Foundation summer research grant

    The National Science Foundation has awarded Ohio University student Liz Myers, a junior studying civil engineering, was awarded a nationally competitive Research Experiences for Undergraduates grant (REU) for a sponsored summer research internship.
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  • Russ College students honored for leadership, accomplishments at Tau Beta Pi virtual award ceremony

    Ohio University’s student chapter of engineering honorary society Tau Beta Pi hosted the Russ College of Engineering and Technology’s first-ever virtual event via YouTube on Saturday evening to commend students on their academics, leadership and other achievements.
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