Research areas and facilities

Our researchers contribute to the creation of sustainable infrastructure, delivering valuable benefits to the community, economy and environment.

Our department focuses on fundamental and applied research across civil engineering, environmental engineering, and geomatics.  We use advanced analytical and numerical approaches to complement our work.  Explore our activities within these research areas below.  They are further supported by state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities.

Civil engineering streams

Civil and Structural Engineering (including Building and Construction) is the centre of growth in the Department, and it already plays a vital role in research and in teaching. This discipline brings together the strategic research themes listed. This encompasses research, engineering, and field application activities that also include commercial and industry-funded activities.