The Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering (CAE) at Lawrence Tech. enjoys an excellent reputation with local employers for its excellent engineering program. With a strong emphasis on “Leadership through Theory and Practice” along with internship experience, our graduate engineers are known to hit the ground running with employers.
The department also houses the best teaching and research laboratories in Southeast Michigan with facilities such as the Center of Innovative Materials Research (CIMR), Structural Test Lab Center (STLC), the Great Lakes Stormwater Management Institute (GLSMI), Lighting-Electrical and Daylighting Lab, Hydraulics/Hydrology Lab, Environmental Lab, Civil Engineering Computer Lab, Geotechnical and Materials Lab.
One of the key strengths of our program is the small class size taught by active and engaged faculty, not teaching assistants. Another uniqueness of our program is the inclusion of problem base learning (PBL) and Active Collaborative Learning (ACL) with the participation of practicing engineers from local engineering firms as industrial mentors for project teams. These industry mentors are also potential future employers for our graduates.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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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