In late November in the Riga Technical University was approved a separate structure Research Center of Civil Engineering. It consists of three laboratories:
- · Water research laboratory;
- · Scientific Laboratory of Powder Materials;
- · Spatial and Regional Development Research Laboratory of RTU.
Council of Research Center of Civil Engineering is Sandris Rucevskis, Talis Juhna, Viktors Mironovs and Janis Zvirgzds .