Civil and Urban Engineering

With an increasing percentage of the global population living in urban areas, we develop innovations for smart, resilient, and sustainable cities of the future. 

At the forefront of the world’s vital infrastructure projects, we create and manage lifeline infrastructure systems including transportation, water and power supply networks.


New York City

Whether its the design of earthquake resistant buildings, the use of autonomous vehicles to revolutionize travel on the nation’s highways, the development of innovative processes to provide safe drinking water, the implementation of green and sustainable infrastructure, or the use of virtual and augmented reality to design human friendly space — if you are passionate about making a difference in the world we live in, NYU’s Civil and Urban Engineering might be the course of study for you.

Centers and Labs

Learn about our research centers, faculty labs, research projects and software resources.

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