University of Wisconsin Madison College of Engineering





Research areas


Graduate studies are offered in all areas of civil and environmental engineering, and most specializations can be pursued in depth. The boundaries between areas are flexible and collaboration is encouraged.


Construction Engineering and Management — Awad S. Hanna and Jeffrey S. Russell


Environmental Chemistry and Technology — Marc A. Anderson, Anders W. Andren, Tracey A. Holloway, James P. Hurley, Joel A. Pedersen and James Jay Schauer


Environmental Engineering and Science — Gregory W. Harrington, Tracey A. Holloway, Katherine McMahon, Daniel R. Noguera and Jae K. Park


Geotechnical Engineering — Craig H. Benson, Tuncer B. Edil and Dante Fratta


Materials for Constructed Facilities — Hussain U. Bahia


Structural Engineering — Steven M. Cramer, Michael G. Oliva and José A. Pincheira


Transportation Engineering — Teresa M. Adams, David A. Noyce and Bin Ran


Water Resources Engineering and Science — Steven P. Loheide II, Kenneth W. Potter and Chin H. Wu


Research centers and consortia- Within CEE

Research centers and consortia- Related to CEE



The College of Engineering is a national and international leader in the establishment and support of interdisciplinary research centers. The college's research centers complement the activities of academic departments and degree-granting programs.


The college shares its expertise with government and industry through consortia. Members benefit through seeing work in progress, helping set research directions, and interacting with faculty and students. Many consortia have close relationships with college research centers.


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