Vision and Mission
The engineering leaders that emerge from our department are prepared to improve societal problems on any scale. These student volunteers helped a desert community in Mexico install a solar-powered water distribution system.
All that we do as faculty and staff is directed toward fulfilling the following vision and mission.
A Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering recognized worldwide for excellence in engineering education, creation of knowledge, and leadership in professional and public service.
The mission of the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering encompasses excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research, and public service. We will do the following:
- Educate the next generation of engineering leaders to formulate and solve complex problems of importance to society, to collaborate as productive team members, to engage in life-long learning, and to act professionally and ethically
- Extend engineering knowledge across the breadth of the discipline and beyond through creative, innovative research ranging from the fundamental to the applied
- Facilitate the understanding and use of new ideas, technologies, and practices for the betterment of society through service and leadership in local, state, national, and international communities