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Prof. William McGuire was an innovator in the application of interactive computer graphics techniques to structural engineering, in the computer-aided analysis and design of framed structures, and in establishing the importance of nonlinear analysis and design for steel structures. He also authored two influential textbooks: "Steel Structures" and "Matrix Structural Analysis."

Research in Civil & Environmental Engineering covers an extremely broad range of topics. What binds them together is a context of public works and service - research that benefits the public good. Whether in civil infrastructure, engineering systems & management or environment, the research conducted in Cornell's CEE School is at the cutting edge of technological and scientific developments.