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
The range of expertise of our faculty members covers the treatment of both soil and water using chemical and biological methods.
Geosensing Systems Engineering and Sciences Program prepares students to conduct research in GSES with the flexibility and knowledge base to respond...
Geotechnical & Materials Engineering
Geotechnical engineering is the study of soil properties and how we can use them, or modify them to allow their use in civil engineering practice.
Structural Engineering
Structural engineering research at the University of Houston focuses on large scale testing of concrete and steel members with companion analytical...
Water Resources and Fluid Mechanics
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Houston offers advanced study in water resources and fluid mechanics at the...

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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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