The Center for Integration of Composites into Infrastructure (CICI) is a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC). The purpose of an I/UCRC is to develop long-term partnerships among industry, academics and government. These centers are started with a small grant from the National Science Foundation but are primarily funded by membership fees from private industrial members. The CICI is a joint center with the University of West Virginia, Rutgers University and the University of Miami working to integrate composites into infrastructure
The identification of potential research opportunities and initiatives for staff and students.
The provision of a forum for the dissemination of information and experience among staff and students.