CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

Fall 2013 Issue of blueprint Magazine

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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.

Latest News

Roberto Ballarini, Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

The UH Cullen College of Engineering is proud to welcome Roberto Ballarini as the new Chair of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department.

Ballarini comes to UH from the University of Minnesota, where he served as the James L. Record Professor of Civil Engineering for eight years in addition to heading the Department from 2007 to 2012.

September 3, 2014
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is proud to welcome Roberto Ballarini as the new Chair of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. Ballarini comes to UH from the University of...

The University of Houston was awarded a $3.29 million grant over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE to increase the number and success of women faculty in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

August 21, 2014
The University of Houston was awarded a $3.29 million grant over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE to increase the number and success of women faculty in the science,...
Craig Glennie

The American Society of Civil Engineer's Journal of Surveying's newest associate editor is Craig Glennie, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the Cullen College.

August 19, 2014
The American Society of Civil Engineer's Journal of Surveying's newest associate editor is Craig Glennie, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the Cullen College.

Extreme Environment Workshop: Design for Survival -- Where and When it Matters Most

Take part in an interdisciplinary undergraduate/graduate level course which explores urgent habitation challenges which are both common and unique to various Earth and space environments. Investigations and discussions will address issues that include:

August 7, 2014
Extreme Environment Workshop: Design for Survival -- Where and When it Matters Most Take part in an interdisciplinary undergraduate/graduate level course which explores urgent habitation challenges...

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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Featured Faculty Research

Kaspar J Willam, Ph.D.

Research in computational failure mechanics, finite element analysis, interface modeling, mechanics of materials, plasticity, elastic damage, poromechanics,...

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CIVE 6111 Seminars

Challenges in Protective Engineering and the Application of Ultra High Performance Concrete
10/06/2014 - 10:30am
Room D3, W205
Magnetorheological CNT Nanocomposites and Their Viscoelastic Responses
10/13/2014 - 10:30am
Room D3, W205
Seismic Behavior of Concrete-Filled Steel Sandwich Walls (and Concrete-Filled Steel Tube Columns)
10/20/2014 - 10:30am
Room D3, W205

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