• The Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture (MSFEA) is located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and has the challenges of the Global South at its doorstep. Our award-winning faculty leverage these challenges and Lebanon’s special contexts to define highly novel and relevant research programs. Through innovation and discovery, we are passionate about helping bring about a more viable, livable, and equitable world.

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Primary research thrusts at MSFEA are identified below.​