Research and faculty

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has an active research program that aims to find innovative solutions to a wide range of infrastructural and environmental challenges faced by society. These research programs include:

  • environmental engineering
  • structural engineering
  • transportation engineering
  • environmental chemistry
  • materials science
  • urban planning

Research projects in these areas are funded by a diverse range of sponsors, including federal, state and local governments, as well as private corporations.