to provide leadership in research and education for solving the problems affecting the nation's aging infrastructure.
CIES seeks to be the primary conduit for communication among faculty members on the Missouri S&T campus interested in infrastructure studies through the following mechanisms:
Foster interdisciplinary R&D activities in infrastructure engineering with well-focused projects tailored to address the needs of local, state, and federal agencies, and the private sector.
Support student education in the vast field of transportation infrastructure.
Promote technology transfer to the engineering community and industry.
Assist Center affiliated members in preparing major infrastructure proposals.