The Department of Civil Engineering is dedicated to the development and transmission of knowledge. It delivers state-of-the-art knowledge in Civil Engineering and related areas, enabling its students to meet the needs and challenges of a society in clear scientific-technological development.
The department offers bachelors and masters’ courses and is equipped with all the technical and scientific resources to ensure high-quality teaching and R&D. Its faculty is composed of researchers linked to the national labs for technological development, and public and private sector senior managers affiliated with industry and services, which ensures the necessary connection to a specialized business sector, mainly in the areas of Building, Structures, Hydraulics, and Roads and Transportation.
As a result of bringing together academic and professional skills, the Department of Civil Engineering has been training thousands of civil engineers who promote the implementation and technological development of a myriad of infrastructures necessary for the progress of our society.