Scientific Research

The Civil Engineering department is a community of learners committed to providing outstanding educational opportunities to our students. Students, staff and faculty in the department are engaged in a variety of state and industry-supported research projects that directly address the improvement of urban infrastructure and access to clean water.

Research Activities

Civil and Transportation Infrastructure Engineering
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Pavement and materials engineering
  • Traffic and transportation engineering
  • Structural engineering
Water and Environmental Engineering
  • Surface/groundwater hydrology
  • Hydraulic engineering
  • Environmental engineering