Department History

Our department has a proud heritage dating back to the founding of Iowa State Agricultural College (later Iowa State University) as a land grant institution in 1869. We’ve seen extraordinary research and teaching methods since then. Still, we keep a dedication to excellence that has carried from past to present. Here is our history …

Civil engineering
Construction engineering
Iowa State, the Transportation Research Board and InTrans
Department heads/chairs
Construction engineering professors-in-charge
Construction Engineering Hall of Fame