UH Civil and Environmental Engineering

We are re-envisioning infrastructure from structural, geotechnical, environmental, mechanics, and geosensing and hydrosystems perspectives to improve America's Infrastructure Report Card. Our academic programs enable specialization in any of these domains and across disciplines. Be part of UH CEE.

UH Civil and Environmental Engineering

We are re-envisioning infrastructure from structural, geotechnical, environmental, mechanics, and geosensing and hydrosystems perspectives to improve America's Infrastructure Report Card. Our academic programs enable specialization in any of these domains and across disciplines. Be part of UH CEE.

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

Addressing National Academy of Engineering challenges in addition to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), faculty in the…
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Faculty in Geosensing in our Department lead the nation in geospatial engineering and technologies using state-of-the-art sensors. They are experts…
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Encompassing geotechnical, materials and geo-environmental, faculty in the Department are researching novel characterization methods of composite…
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Our faculty are at the forefront of research in water resources, hydrology, natural disasters, and hydrodynamics of fluid systems. They are…
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Research in this domain encompasses design of structures, retrofitting and rehab of transportation networks and infrastructure, failure analysis and…
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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.

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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.

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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.).

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Geosensing Systems Engineering program

The 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.).

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NCALM

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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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GRADUATE PROGRAM

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STUDENTS IN PROGRAM

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