Department Research

Haas and students researchThe CAEE Department has an accomplished record of research.  Faculty and student researchers actively pursue innovative opportunities to advance the practices of civil, architectural, and environmental engineering.  Research is executed on a variety of engineering topics, such as the restoration and repair of society’s transportation infrastructure, indoor and outdoor air quality, building energy efficiency, water needs and quality, green design, sustainability in construction, recycled materials in geotechnics, biofuels, structural health monitoring, evaluating impacts of hydraulic fracturing, green infrastructure planning and modeling, and many more.