Department of

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Terri HogueWelcome to the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines! Our mission is to prepare students to address current and future challenges in earth, energy and the environment by delivering high-quality research and educational programs in engineering and science.

We are home to ReNUWIt, the nation’s first National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for water, one of the world’s top Underground Construction and Tunneling Centers, a U.S. Department of Transportation Tier 1 University Transportation Center for Underground Infrastructure, and a $2 MM EPA National Priorities Grant to develop decision support tools to implement gray-green stormwater infrastructure.

Stop by and visit if you are in beautiful Golden. We would love to show you the great things happening in our department and on campus!

Terri S. Hogue, PhD
Professor and Head


  • Hedayat awarded DOE Early Career Research funding
    Reza Hedayat, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been selected for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program. Hedayat will …
  • Mines ASCE chapter beats the elements at regional contest
    The American Society of Civil Engineers student chapter at Colorado School of Mines sent 46 students to the Rocky Mountain Regional Student Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota, to compete in concre …
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering names new head
    The new head of the Colorado School of Mines Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering plans to work with faculty raise the department’s profile nationally and around the world. Professor Terr …
  • PhD candidate wins AAEES graduate research award
    Colorado School of Mines PhD candidate Andrew Pfluger has been selected to receive the W. Wesley Eckenfelder Graduate Research Award for 2018 by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Sci …