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    Who We Are

    The University of Toronto is consistently ranked as the #1 engineering school in Canada and is among the top 10 in the world. The Department of Civil Engineering offers six world-class academic programs in a wide variety of research and teaching areas.

    As a student in our department, you will embark on a professional path that is challenging, rewarding, and that will make a real difference in people's everyday lives.


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Research and Teaching Areas

      Structural Engineering

    • Assessment & Rehabilitation
    • Bridge Design
    • Concrete Structures
    • Resilience of Critical Infrastructure
    • Steel Structures
    • Structural Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering

      Transportation Engineering

    • Freight Transportation
    • Integrated Land Use & Transport Modelling
    • Intelligent Transportation Systems
    • Public Transportation Operations & Planning

      Environmental Engineering

    • Drinking Water Research Group
    • Groundwater Research Group
    • Low Impact Development
    • Sustainable Infrastructure
    • Water & Energy Resources

      Building Engineering

    • Building Science
    • Concrete Materials
    • Construction Management


    • Dynamic Fracture
    • Lassonde Institute of Mining
    • Liquefaction & Cemented Paste Backfill
    • Mining Engineering
    • Numerical Modelling
    • Rock Fracture
    • Rock Mechanics