The CIR’s mission is to be the national leader in the development of transformative infrastructure solutions.
CIR innovations lead the way in:
- Longer lasting infrastructure
- Less time and more efficient construction
- Lower cost
We are dedicated to solving industry infrastructure-engineering problems through research and workforce development. The CIR boasts several labs that focus on critical infrastructure sectors like roads and bridges, pipeline systems, materials and waste, advanced manufacturing, and the electrical grid.
Alternative Fly Ash Research Consortium (AFARC)
The AFARC strives to advance the industrial intelligence frontier forward through university-industry collaboration on alternative fly ash composition and materials research and education to realize the vision of resolving the fly ash shortage issue.