Funded Graduate Study Opportunities in Texas Tech's Dept of Civil & Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Texas Tech University <> has a large number of graduate research assistantships ($27,500 plus tuition and fees) available starting fall of 2014 for qualified graduate students.  The University is supporting a major water initiative with an emphasis on the Water-Energy-Agriculture Nexus. This initiative includes the recent appointment of Dr. Danny Reible (NAE member) to the Maddox Chair and the significant expansion of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the areas of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering.  The department is served by 25 tenure-track faculty positions with 10 of those dedicated to Environmental and Water Resources Engineering and will be adding 5 additional faculty positions – 3 in Environmental Engineering and 2 in Water Resources Engineering starting in the fall of 2014.

The Water Resources Group is active in the areas of groundwater modeling and management; geostatistics; urban hydrology; watershed-scale surface water quantity and quality modeling; climate change impact studies; water-energy nexus and geographic information systems.  Opportunities also exist for laboratory and field studies in both surface water and subsurface systems. Multi-disciplinary coursework and research cutting across various water disciplines are strongly encouraged.  The department has excellent computing and visualization facilities including access to the TTU high performance computing center (HPCC).

To apply please complete an application package at: and provide current CV, GRE and TOEFL (for internationals) scores; Transcripts from all universities attended; 3 letters of recommendations and include –A statement of research interests and why you want to study at Texas Tech.

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