The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is a LSU Foundation of Excellence Program.
We offer the following programs:
A Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering that is recognized in the state, nationally and worldwide for excellence in engineering education, fundamental and applied research, and leadership in professional and public service. This excellence derives from high-quality students and faculty, a dedicated and proficient support staff, a collegial and cooperative spirit, well-equipped and maintained experimental and computational facilities, achievements of our graduates, and research that makes a difference for the engineering community and society.
The Mission of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) is to be a comprehensive department that encompasses excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research, and public service. We achieve this mission by:
Strategy One: Preparing LSU Civil & Environmental Engineers for a Dynamic World
Preparing students for a rapidly changing, dynamic world
Strategy Two: Conducting Research to Improve Quality of Life
Conducting research to improve quality of life with a specific focus on resilient and sustainable natural and built infrastructure and concern for the impact on our natural (environmental) systems.
Strategy Three: Student Recruitment and Diversity
Fostering a culture of diversity
Strategy Four: Improving and Diversifying Louisiana’s Economy
Improving and diversifying Louisiana’s economy
Strategy Five: Enhancing Retention - Making the CEE Department a Friendly Learning
Enhancing retention and making the College of Engineering a student-friendly learning environment
Strategy Six: Improving the Department’s Visibility – Locally, Nationally and Globally
Improving the COE’s visibility – locally, nationally and internationally
Strategy Seven: Developing Diverse Streams of Support
Developing diverse, entrepreneurial methods of income and financial support
Strategy Eight: Provide an Environment in Effective Decision Making
Providing an environment conducive to effective decision-making.