Civil and Environmental Engineering

General

Program Description

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Zhejiang University/University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Institute offer Civil and Environmental Engineering Program. This program produces civil and environmental engineers who are responsible for the design and construction of the nation’s civil and marine infrastructure (buildings, bridges, and offshore structures; highway systems, airports, and energy transport systems; dams, locks, levees, and canals; all water treatment and distribution systems; and all aspects of environmental management and pollution prevention and remediation.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Graduates work in areas such as:

  • construction and project management
  • pollution and ecology
  • water quality and treatment
  • hydrology
  • biohazards and contamination
  • underground dynamics and waste containment
  • transportation
  • urban planning and management
  • highway and traffic engineering
  • structural behavior, analysis, and design
  • smart cities and intelligent infrastructure
  • disaster prevention and mitigation

and many other emerging areas

DISTINCTIVE CHARACTERISTICS

An emphasis on fundamental knowledge, transferable skills, and lifelong learning

The core and secondary area courses assure adequate breadth in civil engineering subjects, while the primary area courses allow the student to study a certain subject in great depth.

SAMPLE COURSES

  • Environmental Engineering Lab
  • Geometric Design of Roads
  • Concrete Materials
  • Urban Hydrology and Hydraulics
  • Construction Planning

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Last updated August 2018

About the School

The Zhejiang University/University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Institute (the ZJU-UIUC Institute) is a new cooperatively-run engineering college. By introducing top engineering curricula and resou ... Read More

The Zhejiang University/University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Institute (the ZJU-UIUC Institute) is a new cooperatively-run engineering college. By introducing top engineering curricula and resources from UIUC, complemented with contributions from counterpart colleges and departments from ZJU, ZJU-UIUC Institute will provide a world-class engineering education. Read less