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