The Civil & Environmental Engineering department has a long history of funded research. Faculty members have received support from local and national corporations and from diverse city, county, state, and federal government sources. Representative government agencies include:

  • U.S. Department of Transportation
  • National Science Foundation
  • Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
  • USDA Forest Services
  • Illinois Clean Coal Institute
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • US Department of Defense: Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program
  • Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
  • Wisconsin Groundwater Coordinating Council

Ongoing research is conducted in the Center for By-Products Utilization, the Center for Urban Transportation Studies and several laboratories including:

  • Computational Mechanics Laboratory
  • Environmental Engineering Laboratory
  • Water Resources Laboratory
  • Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory
  • Structural Engineering Laboratory