Did you know?
Olive Wetzel Dennis, (Civil Engineering, B.S., 1921) was the second woman to earn a civil engineering degree from Cornell. She transformed the design of mass transit by becoming first "service engineer" at the B&O Railroad and was also the first female member of the American Railway Engineering Association.
Research in Civil & Environmental Engineering covers an extremely broad range of topics. What binds them together is a context of public works and service - research that benefits the public good. Whether in civil infrastructure, engineering systems & management or environment, the research conducted in Cornell's CEE School is at the cutting edge of technological and scientific developments.