The mission of the Taylor Engineering Research Institute is to promote and support collaborative research between academia, private industry, and government in fields of coastal and water resources science and engineering.
Build a nationally renowned research and teaching center with strong relevance to Northeast Florida.
Develop educational programs and a portfolio of research grants that enhance opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students and also support the professional development of faculty.
Contribute significantly to the body of archival literature addressing relevant and pertinent coastal and water resources science and engineering problems.
Provide a balance among preserving the environment, protecting the population, and promoting prosperity.