Ph.D. in Civil Engineering: Building Performance Track
Length: 4 to 5 years, 60 credit hours beyond Master’s degree or 75 credit hours beyond Bachelor’s degree
The Department of Architecture offers the opportunity for advanced study and research leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Civil Engineering. In collaboration with the College of Engineering, the Department of Architecture offers Building Performance track, one of six separate tracks of the Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering. The Building Performance Track offers an opportunity to conduct advanced research that is reinforced with analytical and creative design skills in diverse fields in architecture, technology, historic preservation, and environmental building performance and sustainability. The educational objective of this multidisciplinary program is to produce graduates who are capable of conducting original research in industry or academia as well as assuming a leadership role in their chosen employment field. The Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering is awarded to candidates who display an in-depth understanding of the subject matter and demonstrate the ability to make an original contribution to knowledge in their field of specialty.
Application and degree requirements can be found from the links below.
The Building Performance Track provides diverse focus areas related to the expertise of our faculty including architecture, technology, historic preservation, and environmental building performance and sustainability. Please visit our faculty page to review their research and expertise.