To encourage high impact, fundamental and applied research in the science and engineering related to the transportation and building infrastructure in support of existing and emerging technologies that will address the current and future needs of society

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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:

Interdisciplinary R&D

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.

Student Education

Support student education in the vast field of transportation infrastructure.

Technology Transfer

Promote technology transfer to the engineering community and industry.

Proposal assistance

Assist Center affiliated members in preparing major infrastructure proposals.

Interdisciplinary R&D

Student Education

Technology transfer