CIFE invents the next practice for designing, engineering, fabricating, constructing, operating, and using of the built environment, from buildings to infrastructure and industrial facilities.
To develop practically solutions, our research is motivated by the global challenges of labor and staff shortage, low productivity, and sustainablility.
To go beyond current best practices and performance, CIFE collaborates with industry members. To apply the most current knowledge and concepts we collaborate with faculty across the whole university.
Though diverse in content, all CIFE research is guided by a common objective: Go beyond the notion of minimizing the negative impact of the built environment, and instead move the industry towards a more resilient, innovative, and sustainable future.