Research

Engineering today for a sustainable and resilient tomorrow. Connecting people with earth, their infrastructure and their environment via sensors, technologies, big data, and computing.

Research

Sustaining America’s Infrastructure

Engineering natural and built environments and improving the lives of people within them underpins our research programs in environment, infrastructure, geosensing, water resources, and geotechnical engineering.

Research Excellence

Environmental Engineering
Addressing National Academy of Engineering challenges in addition to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), faculty in the...
Geosensing
Faculty in Geosensing in our Department lead the nation in geospatial engineering and technologies using state-of-the-art sensors. They are experts...
Geotechnical and Materials Engineering
Encompassing geotechnical, materials and geo-environmental, faculty in the Department are researching novel characterization methods of composite...
Hydrosystems
Our faculty are at the forefront of research in water resources, hydrology, natural disasters, and hydrodynamics of fluid systems. They are...
Infrastructure
Research in this domain encompasses design of structures, retrofitting and rehab of transportation networks and infrastructure, failure analysis and...
Mechanics
Faculty in mechanics are developing mathematical formulations and analysis, as well as computational techniques for problems in structural, solid,...
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Facilities & Laboratories

Facilities & Laboratories

Faculty and students in Civil and Environmental Engineering have access to outstanding research and collaboration facilities for infrastructure design and testing, environmental monitoring, and geospatial data acquisition and modeling.

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Centers & Consortia

Centers & Consortia

Espousing a culture of collaboration, faculty in Civil and Environmental Engineering have built long-standing relationships locally, nationally and internationally.

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Industrial Relations

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Industrial Relations

Theses and Dissertations

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