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Increasing population and urbanization, greater stress on limited resources, degradation of the environment, aging infrastructure, and a changing climate are a few of the major challenges facing civil and environmental engineers in the 21st century. An essential facet of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at CSU is the research enterprise that works to address these global concerns. The department’s faculty are nationally and internationally renowned for research on many of the most vexing problems of our time.

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department contributes to society in three broad, cross-cutting research focus areas:

Strategic Research Focus Areas

Environmental and
Energy Systems

Infrastructure
Systems

Water Engineering
and Science