Faculty Directory

Schwartz, Charles W.

Schwartz, Charles W.

Department Chair
Civil and Environmental Engineering
1173G Glenn. L. Martin Hall


  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1979
  • M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1977
  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1974



  • Pavement design and analysis
  • Advanced soil mechanics
  • Computational geomechanics, including pavement mechanics
  • Civil infrastructure systems


UMD Experts Tackle Critical Topics at Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting

Faculty, staff, and student involvment exemplified the theme "Transportation Innovation: Leading the Way in an Era of Rapid Change."

UMD National Transportation Center Awarded $4.5 Million Department of Energy Grant

NTC@Maryland to develop technology to deliver personalized, real-time travel information to users and incentivize energy-efficient travel.

CEE Launches Infrastructure Engineering Laboratories Renovation Initiative

CEE to redesign virtual and physical infrastructure engineering laboratories.

Schwartz Delivers University of Illinois Kent Distinguished Lecture

CEE Chair Charles W. Schwartz discussed the benefits of cold-recycled asphalt materials.

Schwartz Appointed Chair of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of Maryland professor will begin new role in early January.