About Civil Engineering & Mechanics

Civil Engineering is a profession that deals with the infrastructure of society. Civil engineers design bridges, buildings, and other structures; develop and design water resources, waste treatment and environmental management facilities; plan and design highway and transportation systems; and design foundations, earth and rock structures, and tunnels. Students completing a civil engineering program have an opportunity for professional employment with industry; utilities; consulting firms; contractors; local, state, and federal government agencies; research laboratories, and academia.

Mission Statement

The mission of the UWM undergraduate Civil Engineering program is to educate students to become civil engineering professionals who plan, design, build, and manage the infrastructure needed for a modern urban society and the environment.

The mission of the graduate programs within the Civil Engineering & Mechanics Department is to educate students at the M.S. and Ph.D. levels through leading edge research and instruction that prepares graduates for leadership roles in industry, government, and academic institutions.

Contact Information

Hector Bravo, Department's Chair

Ms. Chantele M. Mallett, Office Manager
Department of Civil Engineering and Mechanics
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
P.O. Box 784
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0784
TEL: (414) 229-5422
FAX: (414) 229-6958

Postal Address
Dept. of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, EMS 502
3200 N Cramer St.
Milwaukee, WI 53211