Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Graduate

We are excited for the launch of the Samueli School’s professional Master of Engineering program with a civil concentration! This program will enhance professional opportunities through the deepening of technical skills and specialized leadership training. You can learn more at meng.eng.uci.edu. To compare the different master’s degree options, please check out this chart.

The department offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in civil and environmental engineering. Faculty members have interest and research expertise in four primary areas: hydrology and water resources systems; structures, geotechnics and materials; transportation systems and environmental and energy systems. Each area has unique degree requirements detailed in the CEE Graduate Handbook.

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Graduate Coordinator

April Heath
Graduate Affairs Coordinator
a.heath@uci.edu
(949) 824-0584 (Phone)
(949) 824-2117 (Fax)

Graduate Advisers

CEE Department/Program Adviser

Russell Detwiler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Graduate Adviser
detwiler@uci.edu
(949) 824-7152 (Phone)
(949) 824-2117 (Fax)
 

Focus Area Advisers

Environmental and Energy Systems

Russell Detwiler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Graduate Adviser
detwiler@uci.edu
(949) 824-7152 (Phone)
(949) 824-2117 (Fax)
 

Structures, Geotechnics and Materials

Farzin Zareian, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Graduate Adviser
zareian@uci.edu
(949) 824-9866 (Phone)
(949) 824-2117 (Fax)
 

Hydrology and Water Resources

Amir AghaKouchak, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Graduate Adviser
amir.a@uci.edu
(949) 824-9350 (Phone)
(949) 824-2117 (Fax)
 

Transportation Systems

R. (Jay) Jayakrishnan, Ph.D.
Professor & Graduate Adviser
rjayakri@uci.edu
(949) 824-2172 (Phone)
(949) 824-8385 (Fax)

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