Welcome to the UH Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

We are located in Houston, Texas; a city with one of the highest concentrations of civil and environmental engineering companies in the country. Our educational programs offer unique opportunities for a successful career start. The Department has approximately 234 undergraduates and 182 graduate students pursuing BSCE, MS, MCE and PhD degrees in civil and environmental engineering.

Research Excellence

Environmental Engineering
Addressing National Academy of Engineering challenges in addition to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), faculty in the...
Geosensing
Faculty in Geosensing in our Department lead the nation in geospatial engineering and technologies using state-of-the-art sensors. They are experts...
Geotechnical and Materials Engineering
Encompassing geotechnical, materials and geo-environmental, faculty in the Department are researching novel characterization methods of composite...
Hydrosystems
Our faculty are at the forefront of research in water resources, hydrology, natural disasters, and hydrodynamics of fluid systems. They are...
Infrastructure
Research in this domain encompasses design of structures, retrofitting and rehab of transportation networks and infrastructure, failure analysis and...
Mechanics
Faculty in mechanics are developing mathematical formulations and analysis, as well as computational techniques for problems in structural, solid,...

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Earn your master's degree in civil engineering online Solve current and future challenges found in the present day civil engineering industry.

Civil Engineering Graduate Program

The graduate program in Civil Engineering offers programs of study in Geotechnical Engineering, Hydrosystems Engineering, Structural Engineering, and Water Resources Engineering.

Environmental Engineering Graduate Program

The Environmental Engineering program offers the degrees of Master of Science (M.S.), with thesis and non-thesis options, and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).

Geosensing Systems Engineering programThe Geosensing Systems Engineering program offers the degrees of Master of Science (M.S.), with thesis and non-thesis options, and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).

ACADEMY OF DISTINGUISHED CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERS The Academy of Distinguished Civil & Environmental Engineers (Academy) is dedicated to recognizing outstanding alumni who bring honor to the Civil & Environmental Engineering department at UH and have sustained distinguished contributions to the profession, field, the university, or society at large.

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