College of EngineeringDepartment of Civil and Environmental EngineeringResearch and Outreach

Research and Outreach

Civil Welder


SCC Girder TestBoth the students and faculty of the Auburn University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering benefit from active involvement with following research and outreach centers.  Most of the department's research is conducted through the National Center for Asphalt Technology or the Highway Research Center.

Research Centers

Recent Research News

Shiqiang (Nick) Zou
CEE assistant professor receives grant to tackle selenium pollution
Shiqiang (Nick) Zou, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, and his research team will focus on harnessing electric power for the purpose of eliminating selenium pollutants from industrial wastewaters and agriculture runoffs through a new grant.
5/2/22 4:05 PM
Interim Dean Steve Taylor
Taylor named interim dean
Steve Taylor has been named interim dean of Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, according to an announcement by Interim Provost Vini Nathan. Taylor will begin serving in this new role effective immediately. He succeeds Chris Roberts, who was named as Auburn University’s 21st president in February.
4/5/22 2:00 PM
A group photo taken at Auburn Engineering's Graduate Engineering Research Showcase.
Engineering showcase brings hundreds to Huntsville
The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering successfully completed its mission Tuesday at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville. More than 150 graduate students and faculty from all departments traveled to the Rocket City for the Graduate Engineering Research Showcase, presenting their posters in Davidson Center for Space Exploration to members of the Huntsville community and Auburn Engineering alumni.
3/30/22 8:00 AM
Auburn University will soon kick off the AI@AU Initiative, promoting artificial intelligence across the curriculum.
Faculty invited to register for SEC AI conference
As part of a new consortium designed to advance the role of artificial intelligence in teaching and research, the Southeastern Conference is inviting faculty from its institutions to participate in the first Mini-Conference on Artificial Intelligence in the Curriculum on Friday, April 8, via Zoom.
3/29/22 11:25 AM
Auburn University inductees in the Class of 2022 include: Steve Swinson, ’81 mechanical engineering; Brad Corson, ’83 chemical engineering; Don Arkle, ’77 civil engineering; and Jeffrey Langhout, ’86 industrial engineering.
State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2022
The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducted eight individuals — including four Auburn University alumni — a project and a corporation during a ceremony Saturday at The Grand Hotel in Point Clear.
2/28/22 2:00 PM