Did you know?
Walter Lynn, a distinguished professor at Cornell for most of his academic career, was particularly interested in water quality. He was at the forefront of environmental studies and coined the term "sustainability."
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.