Department of civil engineering

From roads to bridges and water distribution systems to seawalls, civil engineers build and maintain the infrastructure upon which our economy thrives. Civil engineering is one of the top 10 careers for job growth, and LTU can prepare you to enter this vital profession like no other program in Michigan. You’ll explore the latest technologies in state-of-the-art labs, such as the Center for Innovative Materials Research, one of the most unique and advanced research facilities in the world. Guided by professors with international industry expertise, you can pursue studies in construction, environmental, geotechnical, structural, transportation and water resources engineering.

IN THE NEWS

  • Pure Oakland Water gives scholarships to two LTU students

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    Pure Oakland Water (POW) has given two $2,000 merit-based scholarships to two civil engineering students at Lawrence Technological University (LTU) whose studies include water management issues.

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    Oct 15


    MDOT highlights research at LTU

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    The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently highlighted research by the Center for Innovative Materials Research at Lawrence Technological University on using carbon-fiber post-tensioned cables to extend the service life of box-beam bridges.

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    Sep 22

  • Lawrence Tech to host Oct. 3 regional storm water summit

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         LTU Professor Donald Carpenter The 2014 Regional Storm Water Summit hosted by the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office, Pure Oakland Water and Lawrence Technological University (LTU) will be held at on Friday, Oct. 3, on the university’s campus, 21000 West 10 Mile Ro...

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    Sep 16


    LTU professor to lead Michigan harbor study

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    A consortium of government agencies has approved a $175,000 grant for a two-year study on how Michigan communities with small, shallow-draft harbors can plan for economic sustainability in response to the long-term trend of lower water levels in the Great Lakes.

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    Jul 22

  • Governor visits Lawrence Tech for update on bridges 'of the future'

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    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder visited the Center for Innovative Materials Research (CIMR) at Lawrence Technological University (LTU) on July 16 for a briefing by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) on its progress on building bridges that can last 100 years.

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    Jul 17


    Carpenter leads local green infrastructure initiative

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    Professor Donald Carpenter of Lawrence Technological University’s Department of Civil Engineering has been retained by the Clinton River Watershed Council (CRWC) to help local communities identify innovative ways to manage stormwater.

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    Jul 2

 VIDEO - Civil Engineering Controled Burn on Campus

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