Civil and Environmental Engineering

School of Engineering

News

  • Engineering Program Ranked Sixth in the Nation

    November 12, 2018 -

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ranks sixth nationally in its overall engineering program, according to rankings published by College Factual, a source of data analytics and insights on college outcomes.

  • Call for Code Hackathon: Natural Disaster Preparedness and Relief Code Challenge

    September 13, 2018 -

    How do we keep the lines of communication open in the face of disaster? Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is serving up fresh ideas as part of the “Call for Code” hackathon challenge in partnership with IBM, David Clark Cause, United Nations Human Rights, and The American Red Cross.

  • Developing a Better Understanding of Sustainable Urban Freight Systems

    August 3, 2018 -

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is hosting the 2018 Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) Advanced Studies Institute on Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (VASI-SUFS) Aug. 4-11. The VASI-SUFS will bring together a select group of junior faculty, post-docs, and advanced Ph.D. students who are conducting research on sustainable urban freight systems. The main goal is to develop a new generation of researchers and practitioners with a holistic view of urban freight systems issues and their solutions that, ultimately, will bring about new paradigms of freight transportation research, education, and practice that foster sustainable urban freight systems (UFS).