Graduate Programs

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

Civil Engineering:

Masters and PhD Civil Engineering Concentrations

Paul Imhoff

Civil Infrastructure Systems

asset management, natural disaster risk analysis, and infrastructure vulnerability

grad student on coastal engineering project

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

hard-hatted workers on a structural engineering project

Structural Engineering

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

grad students and researchers on a barge

Water Resources Engineering

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

Environmental Engineering Lab

Transportation Engineering

urban transportation, traffic engineering, systems engineering, logistics engineering, railroad engineering, and engineering management

How to Apply

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

Recruitment Coordinators

Christine Reoli
P: 302-831-6570

Professor Kaliakin
P: 302-831-2409

UD Graduate Admissions Office
P: 302-831-2129

Students working in cement lab