The department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers graduate degrees in the form of Master of Science to select candidates in the field of Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering.

Areas of Concentration

Faculty research interests emphasize the following areas:  environmental engineering, soil mechanics and foundation engineering, structures, transportation, water resources, computer graphics, computer-aided design, railroad engineering, engineering mechanics, pavement design, and materials performance and characterization, construction safety and innovation.

Facilities and Courses

Thesis work can be conducted in any of the current research areas in the department or in any area acceptable to the adviser and the department.  Excellent computational and experimental facilities are available, including university computing resources and laboratory facilities for computer-aided engineering and design, materials testing, structural testing, dynamic materials characterization, geotechnical engineering, environmental engineering, and fluid mechanics and hydraulics.

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