Have you ever changed someone’s life? Engineers impact the lives of people all over the world every day. ISU CCEE encourages its faculty and students to pursue innovative research. You’ll conduct work in one or more focus areas (transportation, structures, construction, geotechnical/materials, and environmental/water resources engineering). Let’s develop the newest ways to face tomorrow’s challenges. Check out some featured research stories below, or explore one of our focus areas or specializations found on our “Faculty Research” page.

Iowa State researchers awarded National Science Foundation grant

Turning up the air conditioner is the first move you make when you come in from a hot summer day. The hotter the outdoor temperatures, the lower you …

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Interdisciplinary student seeks solutions to overseas water crisis

After waking up in her home in Sana’a, Yemen, Sahar Da’Er would turn on the faucet. She couldn’t rely on anything coming out of the pipe, though.

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Iowa State researchers take new long-lasting highway findings on the road

It is hard to imagine a summer without the delays of road construction; however, researchers at Iowa State University (ISU)…

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