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College of Engineering, Computer Science & Construction Management

BS in Civil Engineering

Program Highlights

The Department of Civil Engineering hosted the American Society of Civil Engineers 2017 Mid-Pacific Student Conference in April. Read the press release for the competition(opens in new window).

Chico State's Steel Bridge Team Competition Highlights

A Timelapse of Chico State's Concrete Canoe

Student Feature: Marisa Davini

Civil Engineering student, Marisa Davini, was named a 2017 Rawlins Award recipient(opens in new window). It's the highest academic honor at Chico State.

Student Feature: Lauren Pitcher

Civil Engineering student, Lauren Pitcher, was named the College of ECC's 2017 Outstanding Student Leader(opens in new window).

Undergraduate Research

Thanks to a $4.2 million five-year grant, underrepresented students are leading extensive research projects in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The Hispanic-Serving Institution STEM grant from the US Department of Education supports agriculture, natural sciences, and engineering, computer science, and construction management students who identify as low-income or Hispanic.

Get an up-close look at an undergraduate research project that civil engineering students teamed up with Dr. Jackson Webster to work during summer 2017.(opens in new window)

Faculty Honor

Civil Engineering Professor, and former Department Chair, Dr. Curt Haselton was selected as the newest O'Connell Endowed Chair recipient recognizing his commitment to research of the resilient design of buildings in earthquakes.