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Smart and Green Infrastructure Lab

Smart and Green Infrastructure Lab

Our Team

The Smart and Green Infrastructure (SGI) research group at Washington State University consist of a multidisciplinary team with expertise in the following fields:

  1. Construction of smart cities and sustainable built environments: e.g., multifunctional coatings and admixtures, recycling and valorization of industrial byproducts and agro-wastes, permeable pavements, and nanotechnology for civil infrastructures
  2. Materials science for circular economy and for construction, preservation and resilience of transportation infrastructure
  3. Durable, sustainable, and smart pavements, e.g., multi-scale engineering and characterization, preservation and rehabilitation techniques, self-healing concrete, coatings, and functional layers

Our Goal

Our goal is to effect positive changes to industry and society through innovations and partnerships. To this end, we strive to develop innovative and cost-effective solutions and focus on impactful R&D.

Our Philosophy

The SGI philosophy is focused on the following:
Stimulate cross-disciplinary collaboration and synergy;
Make a difference in reducing footprints of civil infrastructures and enabling durable, sustainable, and resilient built environment
Promote professional growth and success of team members

Dr. Xianming Shi

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101 Sloan Hall
Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-2910

Curriculum Vitae