Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Our research and teaching stretches across the spectrum of modern civil and environmental engineering, and includes major focus points in structures, geotechnics, water management, air quality and infrastructure systems.
You can join our Department in our undergraduate courses, MSc programmes (including full-time, part-time and distance learning pathways) or as a PhD student or researcher.
Listen to Dr Rick Woods of our Department and Professor Julie Yeomans of the Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences explaining why engineering is such a great field to study.
Women in civil engineering at Surrey
Our civil engineering degree courses have proved a successful training ground for female civil engineers who are now forging their way in the world’s leading engineering companies. Meet some of our talented staff, students and alumni, and find out why they chose to pursue a career within this fascinating discipline.
Our staff members
Professor Abigail Bristow
Head of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering