The Arch and its construction are symbolic of our curricular transformation. The desired outcome of the multifaceted research program is the creation of a low cost, scalable, replicable academic change framework grounded in complexity leadership theory.
Transform the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering at Clemson University to be responsive to the rapidly evolving complex challenges
of highly interconnected and interdependent infrastructure systems, and to meet the changing societal needs of the 21st century.
Think beyond disciplinary boundaries,
Identify the natural interdependencies among infrastructure systems
Collaborate on heterogeneous teams to minimize the effects of threats and maximize the opportunities societies face.