Doctoral Program

The Department of Civil Engineering (CE) offers a Ph.D. degree in Environmental Science and Engineering. It draws on the technical expertise of both the College of Engineering and the College of Sciences.

The objectives of the ESE PhD program is to produce graduates who:

  • Are capable of conducting original research in the industry or academia.
  • Can assume leadership roles in their chosen employment field.
  • The student outcomes of our PhD program are:
    • Specialized knowledge in technical areas related to Environmental Science and Engineering
    • Creative research skills and
    • Excellent oral and written skills

Ph.D. Handbook

Ph.D. Deadlines

Ph.D. Qualifying Exam

CE Faculty Research Interests

College of Science Faculty Research Interests

The program is administered by the Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering. The officers are as follows:

Director, Doctoral Studies Committee Chair and Graduate Advisor of Record:

Albert Matamoros Ph.D
(210) 458-7908

 ESE PhD Program Contact
Ruben Arciniega
(210) 458-7069

DSC Members:

ESE Faculty Members:

College of Sciences

  • Stuart Birnbaum, Geological Sciences
  • Stephen Bach, Chemistry
  • Janis Bush, Environmental Sciences
  • Alan Dutton, Geological Sciences
  • Judy Haschenburger, Geological Sciences
  • Lance Lambert, Geological Sciences
  • James Chambers, Biology
  • Oscar Van Auken, Biology
  • Eric Swanson, Geological Sciences
  • Hongjie Xie, Geological Sciences
  • Stephen Ackley, Geological Sciences
  • Marina Suazez, Geological Sciences
  • Kiran Bhaganagar, Mechanical Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering-College of Engineering

  • Alberto Arroyo
  • Sazzad Bin-Shafique
  • Samer Dessouky
  • Manual Diaz
  • Marcio Giacomoni
  • Jie Huang
  • Drew Johnson
  • Adolfo Matamoros
  • Arturo Montoya
  • A.T. Papagiannakis
  • Hatim Sharif
  • Les Shephard
  • Heather Shipley
  • Firat Tesik
  • Jose Weissmann