CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

Fall 2013 Issue of blueprint Magazine

Fall 2013 Issue of "blueprint" Magazine Now Available!

New and redesigned fall 2013 issue of "blueprint" magazine is now available.

Welcome to the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Houston. 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 383 undergraduates and 169 graduate students pursuing BSCE, MS, MCE and PhD degrees in civil and environmental engineering.

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An investigative reporter with Houston’s Channel 2 News tapped into ongoing research at the UH Cullen College of Engineering aimed at improving aging infrastructures across the U.S.

April 16, 2015
An investigative reporter with Houston’s Channel 2 News tapped into ongoing research at the UH Cullen College of Engineering aimed at improving aging infrastructures across the U.S.

The Houston Chronicle recently tapped into the engineering expertise at the Cullen College, asking Engineering Career Center director Vita Como, "What are the latest trends with demand for skilled engineers?"

April 14, 2015
The Houston Chronicle recently tapped into the engineering expertise at the Cullen College, asking Engineering Career Center director Vita Como, "What are the latest trends with demand for skilled...

Smartphones and other personal electronic devices could, in regions where they are in widespread use, function as early warning systems for large earthquakes, according to newly reported research. This technology could serve regions of the world that cannot afford higher quality but more expensive conventional earthquake early warning systems.

April 10, 2015
Smartphones and other personal electronic devices could, in regions where they are in widespread use, function as early warning systems for large earthquakes, according to newly reported research....

Thomas Hsu is a Moores Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, an author of multiple civil engineering textbooks and a nationally-recognized researcher. This spring, Hsu will add another title to his resume: Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

April 8, 2015
Thomas Hsu is a Moores Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, an author of multiple civil engineering textbooks and a nationally-recognized researcher. This spring, Hsu will add another...

Department Updates

Civil Engineering Undergrad Awarded ASCE Scholarship
Civil Engineering Undergrad Awarded ASCE Scholarship
April 17, 2013

Josue Navarro, a civil engineering undergraduate student, received a Houston Branch ASCE Scholarship. He was recognized at the April 16 Houston Branch ASCE 70th Anniversary Luncheon by Brett Pope, P.E., (MCE ’11), ASCE Houston Branch Vice President - Education.

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