Research Program

Our faculty and students maintain active research activities in all areas related to geological engineering, including:

– Geotechnical engineering
– Geoenviromental engineering
– Engineering and environmental geophysics
– Rock mechanics and rock engineering
– Non-destructive evaluation
– Alternative energy (wind and geothermal systems)
– Engineering of recycled materials
– Solid waste management and bioreactors
– Foundation engineering
– Geology
– Hydrogeology and hydroecology
– Water resources and stream restoration
– Coastal engineering
– Sustainable engineering

For more information, please contact:

Craig H. Benson, PhD, PE
2218 Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1691
Tel: 608/262-7242
E-mail: chbenson@wisc.edu