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Civil & Environmental Engineering

  1. ACE Day Event

    Manhattan College Hosts ACE Mentor Day

    The ACE Day event was attended by 129 guests, including 66 high school students.    

  2. John Ng

    Nine Civil Engineering Students Receive ACEC Scholarships

    The Manhattan College students were awarded a total of $34,500.    

  3. Manhattan College Cupola

    First Laudato Si Day at Manhattan College Will Present Activities Focusing on Sustainability and Environmental Justice

    Manhattan is part of a worldwide community of colleges and universities that are committed to addressing  growing environmental challenges.  

  4. Women in STEM Panel

    Women in STEM Event Brings Together Alumnae, Faculty and Students to Share their Professional, Academic and Research Accomplishments

    The event introduced prospective students to the unique opportunities that await them at Manhattan College. 

  5. SOE Faculty

    Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Receives NSF Grant

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) award will help College faculty and alumni develop learning modules that prepare undergraduate engineering students for the workplace.

  6. Students using research object in laboratory

    Engineers Working on Department of Defense Project to Analyze Former Test Sites

    Civil engineers are helping the U.S. military maintain a safe environment.

  7. Photos of Gunn medal winners Nadia Itani and Matt Sweeney

    Nadia Itani ’21, Matt Sweeney ’21 Are the 2021 Gunn Medal Recipients

    The Gunn Medal is one of the College’s highest undergraduate honors.

  8. Photo of Jeremy Capuder in front of house

    Jeremy Capuder ’21 is Class of 2021 Valedictorian

    Capuder will be the student speaker at the 2021 Undergraduate Commencement.

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    Top 40 Under 40: Matt Sweeney ’21 to Earn Irish Echo Award for Community Leadership

    The Manhattan College senior has spearheaded a number of initiatives on and around campus.

  10. Student at laptop

    New York 811 Provides $10,000 in Scholarships to 10 Manhattan College Students

    This is the third year the organization has given scholarships to college students who live in New York City and Long Island.

  11. Photograph of Nadia Itani smiling.

    Eight Jaspers Receive ACEC New York Scholarships

    Eight Manhattan College civil engineering students have been awarded scholarships from member firms and regions of the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC New York).

  12. Matthew Sweeney smiling and wearing a green jersey.

    Matthew Sweeney First Jasper to Receive Udall Foundation Honorable Mention

    Matthew L. Sweeney ’21, a civil engineering major, is the first Manhattan College student to receive a prestigious honorable mention from the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation.

  13. 1 train pulling out of 238th Street station going north

    Civil Engineers Use Predictive Models To Help Solve Subway Delays

    Students and faculty teamed up to investigate how human activity delays the subway. 

  14. Dave Dzombak and Jeanette Brown posing in front of window

    Environmental Engineering Graduate Students Thrive in Water Industry

    Under the guidance of Jeanette Brown, Manhattan College's civil and environmental engineering students are learning practical solutions to everyday issues.

  15. woman holding clipboard stands in park with green leaves behind her

    Summer Research in 2019 Has a World View

    Manhattan students who completed projects this summer presented their findings to the public on Sept. 26-27.

  16. Newtown Creek digestors in Brooklyn

    Students and Faculty Helping New York City Cut Food Waste

    Civil and environmental engineering students are part of New York’s plan to move toward a carbon neutral city.

  17. Portrait photo of Juneseok Lee

    Engineers Investigate Wildfires That Devastated California Town, Damaged Water Supply

    A team of civil engineers from Purdue University and Manhattan College is providing support after wildfires struck.

  18. Kelly Grogan with high school students in Fischbach room

    Engineers and Educators Teaching Next Generation of STEM Students

    Manhattan College faculty and students are using engineering education to develop future STEM leaders.

  19. High school students with Manhattan College professors

    Summer Engineering Program Provides Insight on College Courses

    Rising high school juniors and seniors have the chance to learn about Manhattan College’s STEM programs.

  20. Moujalli Hourani sitting in chair smiling

    Moujalli Hourani, D.Sc., Earns Outstanding Achievement Award from The Moles

    The professional construction organization recognizes the longtime civil engineering professor.

  21. Matt McMorrow '19 on site at Higgins Center

    Jaspers Helping Build Higgins Engineering and Science Center

    A variety of students and alumni are putting their knowledge to work on South Campus.

  22. Matthew Billings prior to New York City marathon

    Graduate Student Completes NYC Marathon in Ongoing Service Effort

    Matthew Billings carries on the Lasallian mission through running.

  23. Students and faculty member in lab

    Manhattan Receives $3.5 Million Grant for Leo Renovations

    The Higher Education Capital Matching Grant will be used toward the continued South Campus upgrades.

  24. Students working on experiment with balloon

    Engineers Match Wits in Battle of the Brains

    The civil engineers emerged victorious and earned bragging rights for the year.

  25. Civil engineering presentation

    Six Engineering Students to Receive ACEC New York Scholarships

    Manhattan College students gain recognition from ACEC New York metropolitan chapter.

  26. Groundbreaking photo at Higgins Engineering and Science Center

    Manhattan College Breaks Ground on Higgins Engineering and Science Center

    The future three-story facility will modernize the facilities supporting the College’s engineering and science programs.

  27. Higgins Engineering and Science Center rendering

    Higgins Engineering and Science Center to Enhance Technology Footprint on South Campus

    The newest campus addition is the cornerstone of Manhattan College’s modernization of facilities, supporting its engineering and science programs.

  28. Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge at sunset.

    Building Bridges, Connecting Jaspers

    Manhattan College alumni contribute to the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, the largest bridge in New York State history.

  29. High school engineers at Manhattan College

    Summer Engineering Program Introduces High Schoolers to College-Level Classes

    Manhattan College’s long-running engineering awareness program returns to campus in June.

  30. Alumna Natalie Kovac '07 shares insight with students.

    Women Become Accomplished Engineers in Manhattan’s Full-Service Mentoring Community

    Mentors have proven to be an invaluable resource for female engineering alumni, faculty and students. 

  31. Hudson River Estuary

    Engineering Students Team Up with Local Youngsters to Clean Up Hudson River Estuary

    The students collaborated with New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

  32. Deep Foundations Institute

    Engineering Faculty Member and Two Students Recognized by DFI Educational Trust

    Manhattan College is the only school nationwide with two student scholarship recipients.

  33. Seniors volunteering

    Five Graduating Seniors Accepted into Postgraduate Volunteer Programs

    The students will continue the College’s mission of service and social justice.

  34. Leo blackboard

    Three Engineering Students Receive ACEC Scholarships

    The American Council of Engineering Companies honors Manhattan College students for their academic success and work experience.

  35. Tamaro scholars event

    Two Engineering Students Receive First George Tamaro ’59 Scholarships

    The scholarship fund will support civil engineering students in preparation for their careers.

  36. Panel of speakers

    World Water Day Panel Takes a Stand on Standing Rock

    JustPeace invited four speakers of different disciplines to share their perspectives on the Dakota Access Pipeline build for World Water Day 2017.

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    Air Force Alum’s Adventures on the North Pole

    Matthew Bennett ’15 departed New York City for the North Pole after being stationed at Eielson Air Force base following graduation from the AFROTC program. 

  38. Richardson in uniform

    Alumna Leads Lake Mead National Recreation Area

    Lizette Richardson ’84 is the first female to serve as the superintendent of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, a 1.5 million-acre area that spans Nevada and Arizona.

  39. Robert Lowe '86 (left) with Christian Cabral '19.

    Multinational Engineering Firm Yields Success for College Alumni

    In conjunction with the Manhattan College Mentor Program, internships and post-graduate jobs, AECOM has been a popular career destination for engineers working in the construction industry.

  40. Saw Mill River daylighting

    Civil Engineering Students Examine Daylighting on the Saw Mill

    Manhattan College students research the environmental effects of exposing portions of the Saw Mill River to sunlight.

  41. Construction site

    College to Introduce Master’s Program in Construction Management in Spring 2017

    The School of Engineering adds to its substantial catalog of postgraduate courses.

  42. Ghana Faculty Enrichment Program

    Clean Water, Clean Living: College’s Students and Faculty Advocate for Sustainability in Ghana

    Two things Manhattan College is well known for – social action and its engineering program – came together this summer to help solve water issues around the world.

  43. Kevin Ahern, Ph.D. and Alannah Boyle '18

    Summer Research Scholars Take On Challenges

    Manhattan College's Summer Research Program includes five students working on Lasallian-focused research projects, plus a collaboration with students from Bethlehem University.

  44. Van Cortlandt Park

    Engineering Student Works to Improve Water Quality in Van Cortlandt Park

    John Abbatangelo '16 and civil and environmental engineering professors are partnering with The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park to contribute to the Wetland Stewardship for a Healthier Bronx project.

  45. Manhattan College's Walsh Plaza

    EPA Grant Facilitates Engineering Students' Research of Sustainable Concrete

    Led by Goli Nossoni, Ph.D., Manhattan College students are working toward developing a more sustainable infrastructure.

  46. water crisis panel

    Faculty Weigh in On Flint Contamination Crisis

    The Manhattan College community heard perspectives from several College faculty members at the Crisis in Flint: A Panel Discussion event on March 22.

  47. Walter P. Saukin, Ph.D., receives award

    Walter P. Saukin, Ph.D., Honored for Work with Summer Engineering Program

    Longtime engineering professor directs popular and comprehensive program for high school students.

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    Manhattan Engineer Powers the Future with Renewables at California Electric Company

    Jim Avery ’80 is reducing San Diego Gas & Electric’s greenhouse emissions by adding wind and solar power, as well as other sustainable energy sources, to its portfolio.

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    College Receives NSF Grant to Support Summer Forum on Environmental Resource Recovery

    Manhattan College, along with the Water Environment Federation and the Water Environment Research Foundation, will host the forum from Aug. 9-11.

  50. Manhattan College

    Nearly 90% of May 2014 Graduates Have Secured Jobs or Enrolled in Grad School, Survey Suggests

    Results of a Manhattan College career survey indicate students’ progress in securing a full-time job and/or enrolling in a graduate or professional school within nine months of graduation.

  51. Seniors at Commencement Mass

    Seven Seniors to Take on Positions of Service and Faith after Graduation

    Six students to take on year-long volunteer positions; one to enter Catholic seminary.

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    Countdown to Commencement: Tales of a Graduating Senior

    John Tudisco ’15 chronicles his final days leading up to Commencement.

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    Engineering Students Vie for Bragging Rights at Battle of the Brains

    Nearly 200 students competed in the first-ever engineering competition, which included a series of four engineering challenges.

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    Manhattan College Engineering Student Interns for New NY Bridge Project with Sights on the Future

    Ishmael Mejia ’16 describes his current internship with the New NY Bridge and relays plans for after graduation in 2016.

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    National Science Foundation Awards Manhattan College Grant to Fund Engineering Scholarships

    College receives nearly $600,000 to fund education of future engineers.

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    Learning Across Borders and Disciplines: Engineering Students Deliver Safe Drinking Water to Refugees in Mexico City

    During a collaborative course with Universidad La Salle in Mexico City, 12 engineering students engaged in service projects that helped further their understanding across cultures and curriculums.

  57. Manhattan College Campus

    Engineering Interns Return Home to Improve Infrastructure

    Henry Read ’15 and Joe Muccin ’15 developed mapping systems for a safe and sustainable future.

  58. Cameroon Villager

    Manhattan's Chapter of Engineers Without Borders Begin to Build Bridge in Cameroon

    Three students and their professional mentor traveled to the village of Mbirbua on the first of five trips to build a bridge for the community.

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    Environmental Engineering Professor Inducted into AAEES

    Robert Sharp, Ph.D., P.E., was recently recognized as a Board Certified Environmental Engineer.

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    New York City’s Top Engineers Discuss Solutions for a Brighter Future

    Manhattan College’s Civil and Environmental Engineering department hosted a half-day seminar on NYC-area infrastructures.

  61. summer engineering students

    College’s Summer Engineering Awareness Program Educates Future Engineers and Scientists

    Summer program encourages high school students to pursue majors in engineering and science by introducing them to a variety of disciplines before college.

  62. Phil Pulaski

    Manhattan College Honors NYPD Chief of Detectives

    Phil T. Pulaski ’76 gave the keynote address at the 61st annual environmental engineering alumni club dinner.

  63. Tim Ward

    Dean of Manhattan College’s School of Engineering Accepted as Fellow of Environmental and Water Resources Institute

    The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will recognize Tim Ward as a Fellow at the World Environmental & Water Resources Congress.

  64. ASCE Competition

    Engineering Students Compete at the ASCE Metro Regional Conference

    From April 26-28, the Jaspers participated in the steel bridge-building and concrete canoe competitions

  65. Michael Bette

    Former Manhattan College Trustee Michael Bette Dies at 76

    College mourns construction industry icon, philanthropist

  66. Alberto Morgante

    Manhattan College Student Presents Engineering Research to Members of Congress

    Alberto Morgante, one of 60 undergraduates selected for prestigious academic convention, builds miniature tunnels and exposes them to explosions to simulate potential terrorist attacks

  67. Charlie Thornton

    Engineering Luminary Charles Thornton ’61 to Speak at Manhattan College’s Commencement on May 19

    College will present Thornton with honorary doctorate during ceremony

  68. Andrea Giorgi Bocker

    Engineering Alumna Heads Construction on World's Busiest Bridge

    As caretaker of the iconic George Washington Bridge, Andrea Giorgi Bocker ’80 serves as a role model to women entering the civil engineering field.