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College of Engineering and Computing

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Our Labs and Groups

Explore our department's active research labs, groups, centers and institutes. Faculty in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering are actively engaged in research in the areas of transportation, environment, geotechnics and smart infrastructures.

Adaptive Real-Time Systems Laboratory (ARTS-Lab) Machine learning; Artificial intelligence, Real-time control; Sensors; Impact; High-rate; Structural health monitoring; Dense sensor networks; Autonomous systems; Embedded systems Downey, Austin
Advanced Railroad Technology Group Railway engineering; Infrastructure design; Multi-modal transportation Rizos, Dimitris
Berge Research Laboratory Municipal solid waste; Waste conversion to value-added products; Hydrothermal carbonization; Life-cycle assessment; Waste treatment; Waste management; Landfills Berge, Nicole
BioAerosol Contaminant Transport and Control Technology Lab Flow visualization; Aerosol diagnostics; Biomechanical property characterization; Artificial intelligence; Multi-variable design spaces Hoque, Shamia
Geotechnical Research and Centrifuge Modeling Laboratories Soil properties and behaviors; Soil-structure interactions, Geotechnical earthquake engineering; Unsaturated soils; Internal erosion; Centrifuge modeling; Natural hazards Sasanakul, Inthuorn
Integrated Water and Environmental Resources Systems (iWERS) Water resources modeling and management; Systems engineering; Artificial intelligence; Hydrology; Stormwater management; Water/energy/food nexus; Hydroinformatics; Flood modeling and management Goharian, Erfan
Multiscale Manufacturing & Mechanics of Materials and Structures Group (MSMOMS) Composites; Fibers; Automated tow placement; Process-Structure-Property; Computational/experimental mechanics; Materials-by-Design; Dynamic composite behavior Sockalingam, Subramani
Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) Levee breach; Dam failure; International research; Flooding; Erosion Chaudhry, Hanif
SC Transportation Group Ports; Freight Logistics; Connected Vehicles; Traffic Safety; Pavement Management Systems; Health Care Huynh, Nathan
Structural Dynamics and Intelligent Infrastructure Laboratory Structural dynamics; Model updating; Structural health monitoring; Earthquake engineering; Structural control Caicedo, Juan
Transportation Geotechnics Research Group Railroad infrastructure; Smart track; Pavement; Aggregate behavior; Computer vision; Object detection; Image processing Qian, Yu
Viparelli Group River engineering; Sediment transport Viparelli, Enrica
Visualized Structural Health Monitoring Laboratory Quantitative nondestructive evaluation; Structural health monitoring; Non-contact guided ultrasonic waves; Remote sensing; Laser technology Yu, Lingyu
Yeomin Yoon Research Group Wastewater; Ground waters; Inorganic and organic contaminants Yoon, Yeomin

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