Research Focus Areas

The Department of Civil Engineering faculty and students conduct research projects that take on societies most pressing challenges, including the following areas:

  • Hydrology
  • Corrosion, Coatings, and Thin Film Technology
  • Advanced Structures
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Water and Soil Remediation
  • Structural Damage Detection and Health Monitoring
  • Transportation and Safety
  • Infrastructure Engineering
  • Advanced Composite Materials and Structures 

Research Labs

Timken Engineered Surfaces Laboratories (TESL)

Gas Turbine Testing and Research Laboratory

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