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

Department Contact

Dr. Wieslaw Binienda
Professor and Chair
Department of Civil Engineering
ASEC 210
The University of Akron
Akron, Ohio 44325-3905
Phone: 330-972-7286

The University of Akron

Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
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