Infrastructure refers to the basic facilities and systems that help society function, including buildings, roads, utilities and other systems.

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Construction Engineering and Management

Designing efficient, sustainable methods for rehabilitating, rebuilding and maintaining civil infrastructure

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Geotechnical Engineering

Studying the engineering properties of soil and rock and using that knowledge to develop solutions to engineering problems

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Intelligent Systems

Studying how infrastructure components interact and enhancing resiliency and sustainability of infrastructure systems through advanced technologies

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Next Generation Transportation Systems

Evaluating the implications of new technologies, such as on-demand mobility and connected and automated vehicles, on transportation systems

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Structural and Materials Engineering

Developing new multi-disciplinary analysis and design approaches for a wide spectrum of structural systems and materials, and adopting new materials in design and retrofitting of structures