Funded PhD Opportunities

The Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering has several research opportunities available to PhD students for the academic year 2022-2023.

Open Positions


Master's degree in civil engineering with a minimum undergraduate and graduate GPA of 3.5. Preference will be given to candidates with prior research experience. Candidates must possess a passion for research, sharp analytical skills and the ability to think independently. Domestic candidate and candidates from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply. 

  • Sutural Tessellation and Phononic Materials
    Research includes analytical, computational and experimental investigations.
  • Human factors-related design and assessment, vulnerable road users
    Using virtual simulation methods and real-world observation methodologies, the successful candidate will evaluate vulnerable road user safety, behavior, stated preference and physiological feedback related to interactions with CAVs and ITS.