Develop the specialized civil engineering expertise you need to solve the major infrastructure and geotechnical challenges facing the world today.

Stevens’ civil engineering Ph.D. program emphasizes interdisciplinary research in a wide variety of testbeds and laboratories. Here, you’ll collaborate with renowned faculty and fellow scholars to develop innovations in many areas of civil engineering, including smart structural systems, sustainable and resilient construction materials, hazard mitigation, infrastructure rehabilitation and many more.

The Stevens Advantage

Our location in the heart of the New York City metropolitan area gives Ph.D. students unparalleled insight into the ways civil engineers play a role in shaping the world’s largest urban environments. Our doctoral graduates routinely receive job offers even before graduating, as their knowledge and experience are in high demand.

Learn more about research in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering