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College of Engineering and Computing

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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UofSC is at the forefront of research and education on intelligent and sustainable infrastructure. Our cutting-edge research aims to discover knowledge and provide practical solutions to societal challenges. Our educational programs aim to train the engineers of the future; engineers capable of designing innovative solutions with far-reaching societal impact.

Department Highlights

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Research Spotlight: How UofSC is evolving America's railroad system

UofSC's rail group is set to bridge the gap between the rail's past and its upcoming future. As its work progresses, the nation's largest federal funders are taking notice.

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Faculty Spotlight: Gassman works to improve South Carolina's road pavement design

Sarah Gassman is part of a research study that will help the SCDOT better calibrate its pavement design to local climate and traffic conditions. The research is expected to improve road quality and durability for the betterment of all South Carolina drivers.

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Undergraduate Student Spotlight: First-generation engineering student fulfills family dream

Antonia Roman fulfilled a family dream by becoming the third person in her extended family with a college degree, earning a bachelor’s in civil engineering from the College of Engineering and Computing.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: UofSC's support makes Perez's unique path a reality

Ari Perez is now an associate professor in the Civil Engineering Department at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. However, he still carries his unconventional Gamecock spirit and love for South Carolina with him.

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Alumni Spotlight: How Casey Lucas helps keep South Carolina moving forward

Casey Lucas has spent her post-graduate career doing everything from designing roadways to managing multi-million-dollar projects. But, it's the impact she's had on the lives of young engineers that's helped her leave a lasting legacy in the Palmetto State.



Upcoming Events

Wellness Holiday

Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2021

Last Day of Classes

Monday, Apr. 26, 2021

Reading Day

Tuesday, Apr. 27, 2021

Final Examinations (includes exams on Saturdays)

Ongoing through Wednesday, May. 5, 2021

Commencement Exercises in Columbia

Ongoing through Saturday, May. 8, 2021

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