Discovery Themes


Ohio State's Discovery Themes Initiative connects and builds on expertise across six campuses, 15 colleges, 105 departments, and more than 220 centers and institutes at Ohio State. Interdisciplinary teams of researchers have come together to accelerate new discoveries and translate knowledge into practical solutions for meaningful impact. With an emphasis on data-driven solutions, these efforts are supported by Ohio State's Translational Data Analytics Institute.

Discovery Themes Focus Areas:

Our department and its research collaborators are uniquely positioned to address several challenges defined by the Discovery Themes. Students and faculty of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering continue to address global challenges through this impactful initiative.