Hydraulics and Sedimentation Laboratory

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering



Mission Statement

Fundamental Research Mission:

To be a premier laboratory for conducting fundamental research in the areas of environmental fluid mechanics, sedimentation engineering, and watershed science, to better serve state, regional, and national needs. The lab will build partnerships that support research and outreach across disciplines at the national and international levels.

Engineering Service Mission:

To support the hydropower and dam industry; improve the design of water resources for municipalities, counties, and states in the Southeast; assist with monitoring and modeling of critical infrastructure; and facilitate the restoration of natural and urbanized systems in the US and Worldwide.

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