Civil Engineering (PhD)

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Degree Requirements

Students may choose from the specializations below to complete coursework within a focus area.

Degrees earned will be distributed as: "Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering" without  specialization specifications.

  • 54 graduate credit hours beyond master's
  • Areas of Specialization
    • Computing and Systems
    • Construction Engineering
    • Environmental, Water Resources, and Coastal Engineering
    • Geotechnical/Geoenvironmental Engineering
    • Mechanics and Materials
    • Structural Engineering and Mechanics
    • Transportation Materials and Systems

Faculty

Full Professors

  • Sankarasubramanian Arumugam
  • Morton A. Barlaz
  • Joseph F. DeCarolis
    Area of Research: Environmental and Energy Policy
  • John W. Baugh Jr.
  • Emily Zechman Berglund
  • Francis Lajara De Los Reyes III
  • Joel Ducoste
  • Henry C. Frey
  • Mohammed Awad Gabr
  • Murthy N.Guddati
  • Abhinav Gupta
  • Tasnim Hassan
  • Edward J. Jaselskis
  • Youngsoo R. Kim
  • Detlef R. Knappe
  • Mervyn J. Kowalsky
  • George F. List
  • Min Liu
  • Gnanamanikam Mahinthakumar
  • James M. Nau
  • Margery F. Overton
  • Ranji Ranjithan
  • William John Rasdorf
  • Rudolf Seracino
  • Akhtarhusein A. Tayebali
  • Billy Merle Williams Jr.

Associate Professors

  • Alex Albert
    Area of Research: Construction Engineering and Management
  • Douglas F. Call
    Area of Research: Environmental & Water Resources
  • Cassandra Alison Castorena
  • Joel Casey Dietrich
  • Andrew P. Grieshop
  • Jeremiah Johnson
  • Brina Mortensen Montoya
  • Daniel R. Obenour
    Area of Research: Water Resources & Coastal Engineering
  • Mohammad Pour-Ghaz
  • Benjamin Shane Underwood

Assistant Professors

  • Katherine Anarde
    Area of Research: Environmental, Water Resources, & Coastal Engineering
  • Tarek Aziz
  • Eleni Bardaka
  • Ashly Margot Cabas Mijares
  • Fernando Garcia Menendez
  • Ali Hajbabaie
  • Kook Han
  • Angela Rose Harris
  • Jordan Kern
  • Jason Fredrick Patrick
  • Giorgio Talotti Proestos

Practice/Research/Teaching Professors

  • Florentino Banaag De La Cruz
  • Billy L. Edge
  • Meagan Kittle Autry
  • James William Levis
  • Gregory W. Lucier
  • Mohamad Shoaib Samandar
  • Elizabeth J. Sciaudone

Emeritus Faculty

  • William L. Bingham
  • Robert C. Borden
  • Roy H. Borden
  • Earl Downey Brill Jr
  • Allen C. Chao
  • John S. Fisher
  • Ajaya K. Gupta
  • Kerry S. Havner
  • Clinton L. Heimbach
  • Yasuyuki Horie
  • David West Johnston
  • Narendra P. Khosla
  • Michael Lloyd Leming
  • Vernon C. Matzen
  • Stephens W. Nunnally
  • M. Shamimur Rahman
  • Sami Rizkalla
  • Nagui M. Rouphail, Distinguished Professor Emeritus
    Area of Research: Transportation Engineering & Systems
  • J. C. Smith
  • John R. Stone
  • Harvey E. Wahls
  • Paul Z. Zia

Adjunct Faculty

  • Amin Kamal Akhnoukh
  • Michael Scott Breen, Adjunct Professor
    Area of Research: Environmental Engineering & Air Quality
  • Daniel J. Findley, Adjunct Assistant Professor
    Area of Research: Transportation Research (ITRE)
  • Alejandra C. Geiger-Ortiz, Adjunct Assistant Professor
    Area of Research: Coastal Engineering
  • Leta Huntsinger
  • Anderson Rodrigo de Queiroz, Adjunct Research Assistant Professor