Ever think you could conduct research involving a wave tank? Meet Professor Patrick Lynett. A professor in civil engineering at USC, Dr. Lynett’s research investigates hurricane and tsunami impacts on the coast. While rare events, the consequences of natural disasters can leave behind a neighborhood in rubles. Thus Lynett he looks into creating reliable infrastructures for these communities. Watch to learn more!
Ultimately Civil engineering (CE) plays a huge role in contributing to a safer future. Their work goes into both designing and structuring our communities so that they are not only more sustainable but also secure. Project include a variety of areas from building structures to water quality. Moreover, Civil Engineers act as leaders in contributing to discussions and decisions that shape public environmental and infrastructure policy. If interested in taking a path down this role, follow some CE students here!