Spotlight Signature Area Advanced Materials for Sustainable Infrastructure

Housed with the Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies is the national-level effort Advanced Materials for Sustainable Infrastructure. Infrastructure is the foundation that connects the nation’s businesses, communities and people. It drives our economy and improves our quality of life. The Advanced Materials for Sustainable Infrastructure signature area is critical to improving the nation’s infrastructure in an environmentally sustainable manner with focus on the following areas:

  • Rebuilding bridges.
  • Investing wisely.
  • Increasing investments.
  • Improving our economic health.
  • Restoration and advancement.

Note what President Obama said about ‘crumbling infrastructure” in the 2015 State of the Union address as reported in CBS News.Crumbling Infrastructure

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