Graduate Education

Teng Wu working with students to set up road specimen inside the wind tunnel.

The Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering offers a premier graduate program with degrees leading to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Science (MS). 


Director of Graduate Studies, Civil Engineering (primary)
Dr. Andrew Whittaker

230 Ketter Hall

Director of Graduate Studies, Civil Engineering (alternate)
Dr. Ravi Ranade

135 Ketter Hall

Director of Graduate Studies, Environmental Engineering
Dr. John D. Atkinson

233 Jarvis Hall

Graduate Academic Coordinator
Ms. Jackie Baum

212C Ketter Hall

We are a dynamic department, with a strong national and international reputation for excellence. We are ready to help you reach your potential as a scholar and contributor to the development of your chosen specialty.

Whether you wish to choose a career in academia or industry, the educational experience garnered at CSEE will equip you with the fundamental knowledge and technical skills to chart your path of discovery and creativity that will make a difference in the built environment and/or the stewardship of the environment.

US News and World Report Best Grad Schools Civil Engineering 2023.

The civil engineering program ranks 35, and the environmental engineering program is 55.