Prospective Students

Welcome to Northwestern University’s Civil & Environmental Engineering! All of our areas of engineering research are organized into the following systems: 

Material Systems


Urban Systems

Human Systems

Of our current faculty members, seven are members of the National Academy of Engineering, two of whom are also members of the National Academy of Sciences. Eight faculty members have received Young Investigator Awards from the National Science Foundation.

Numerous faculty members have received various medals and prestigious awards from professional societies, including the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology.