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Center for Maritime Archaeology & Conservation

The Nautical Archeology Program at Texas A&M is recognized as one of the best in the world, and the Center for Maritime Archeology & Conservation (CMAC) is the progam’s premier laboratory and research arm.



Cates Laboratories

Cates LaboratoriesPetrographic analysis, forensic microscopy, asbestos analysis, architectural coatings identification.  SEI and Cates Labs have worked together for over a decade to develop a special approach to historic mortar analysis which has been used on mortar from The Alamo and other important landmarks.



Center for Heritage Conservation

CHC at the Alamo

The Center for Heritage Conservation at Texas A&M University supports research of planned and built environments with particular emphasis on their continued use and care. Investigations are performed through sponsored projects and professional and academic graduate studies. The Center develops, maintains and administers a cross-disciplinary Certificate in Historic Preservation based on strong discipline-based academic programs that prepare graduates to enter the preservation field.



Concrete Industry Management Program

CIM Chico

California State University, Chico is home to one of five university-based Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Programs in the US.  These programs are a joint initiative between CSU-Chico and four other universities from around the nation and leaders from the concrete industry