To be a nationally and internationally recognized, research-oriented Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering: a first choice for graduate and undergraduate education.

To prepare graduates to be immediately productive and able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment, and to create and apply knowledge for the benefit of society.

  • Provide high-quality education to equip graduates to succeed professionally in globally-competitive environments
  • Conduct basic and applied research resulting in technology transfer for the betterment of mankind
  • Provide exemplary service to the University, local, state, national organizations, and the engineering profession