Graduate Programs

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers master’s and Ph.D. programs in six concentration areas, interdisciplinary degrees, and a graduate certificate.

Civil Engineering:

Masters and PhD Civil Engineering Concentrations

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Coastal Engineering

coastal engineering, wave mechanics, and environmental fluid mechanics

Environmental Engineering Lab

Environmental Engineering

water and wastewater treatment, environmental chemistry and remediation, and solid and hazardous waste management

Paul Imhoff

Geotechnical Engineering

computational geomechanics, soil mechanics, foundation engineering, earth structures engineering, and ground improvement

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Structural Engineering

structural mechanics, analysis, and design; bridge engineering; structural dynamics; computational mechanics; and structural engineering materials

Paul Imhoff

Transportation Engineering and Civil Infrastructure Systems

asset management, natural disaster risk analysis, infrastructure vulnerability, urban transportation, traffic engineering, systems engineering

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Water Resources Engineering

groundwater and surface water resources, contaminant fate and transport, sustainability

How to Apply

  • Spring 2022 Deadline:
    October 1, 2021
  • Fall 2022 Deadline:
    February 1, 2022
  • Requirements:
    • Resume
    • Transcript
    • At least 3 letters of reference
    • Short answer questions
  • Optional GRE*
  • Optional Essay

Recruitment Coordinators

Christine Reoli
P: 302-831-6570

Prof. Chiu
P: 302-831-3104

UD Graduate Admissions Office
P: 302-831-2129

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