College of Engineering
The doctoral degree in civil engineering focuses on the development of engineering infrastructure systems, including transportation, water supply and treatment, energy generation and distribution, and communications. Learn to develop reliance and address the needs of 21st-century engineering infrastructure research amid the conditions present in the U.S. Southwest.
Nine research centers offer challenging projects that strengthen the educational experience.
You can earn graduate credit while completing your bachelor's degree through the fast-track program.
Earn a dual master’s degree in smart cities development through partnership with Czech Technical University.
Hector Cruz Lopez is currently pursuing his doctoral degree as a research assistant developing a methodology for designing the electrified transportation network at UTEP's Advancing Sustainability through Powered Infrastructure for Roadway Electrification (ASPIRE) Research Center. He was recently awarded the Outstanding Thesis Award for the 2020-2021 academic year.