Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering has a unique combination of multi-disciplinary expertise including civil, environmental, chemical, mechanical and electrical engineering plus materials science, geoscience, physics, chemistry and
microbiology.
Its world-class research portfolio includes leadership of international and multi-institutional research consortia in close collaboration with both industry and government.

The Department's researchers work across three main interdisciplinary centres:-

• Ground Engineering & Energy Geoscience
• Intelligent Infrastructure
• Water, Environment, Sustainability & Public Health

Centre for Ground Engineering & Energy Geoscience

Our researchers have expertise in a range of different disciplines, including:

-ground barrier technologies
-experimental geomechanics
-geotechnical engineering
-geophysics
-site investigation
-structural geology
-hydrogeology
-constitutive & numerical modelling of geomaterials

Centre for Intelligent Infrastructure

We are committed to transforming traditional structural engineering through cross-disciplinary research, recognising and transposing the recent radical innovations in material science, communication and sensor technology. 

Our expertise includes:

-intelligent infrastructure & artificial intelligence
-sensors & automation
-sustainable construction materials
-safety, resilience & economic assessment
-computational modelling

Centre for Water, Environment, Sustainability & Public Health

We undertake fundamental and applied research to provide novel solutions to some of the most pressing environmental challenges, working both locally and internationally.

Our expertise includes:

-water
-public & environmental health
-soil contamination, restoration & remediation
-environmental assessment
-waste, energy & the circular economy
-international development

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Civil And Environmental Engineering is active. These topic labels come from the works of this organisation's members. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Soils Engineering & Materials Science
Monitoring Engineering & Materials Science
Water Engineering & Materials Science
ground motion Earth & Environmental Sciences
Earthquakes Engineering & Materials Science
Water distribution systems Engineering & Materials Science
Clay Engineering & Materials Science
modeling Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Projects 2003 2023

Research Output 1989 2020

A conceptual constitutive model unifying slurried (saturated), compacted (unsaturated) and dry states

Pedrotti, M. & Tarantino, A., 1 Mar 2019, In : Geotechnique. 69, 3, p. 217-233 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Constitutive models
Clay
clay
microstructure
Soils

A decision support system for scour management of road and railway bridges based on Bayesian networks

Maroni, A., Tubaldi, E., Val, D., McDonald, H., Lothian, S., Riches, O. & Zonta, D., 12 Sep 2019, p. 2437-2444. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Scour
Bayesian networks
Decision support systems
Monitoring
Rivers

A general model for welding of ash particles in volcanic systems validated using in situ X-ray tomography

Wadsworth, F. B., Vasseur, J., Schauroth, J., Llewellin, E. W., Dobson, K. J., Havard, T., Scheu, B., von Aulock, F. W., Gardner, J. E., Dingwell, D. B., Hess, K. U., Colombier, M., Marone, F., Tuffen, H. & Heap, M. J., 1 Nov 2019, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 525, 9 p., 115726.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ashes
welding
ashes
tomography
Tomography

Activities 2001 2020

37th General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission

John Douglas (Participant)
7 Sep 202011 Sep 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesKey-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences

The 5th International Symposium on Environment and Health

Keith Torrance (Member of programme committee)
2 Aug 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of major conference

AGU Fall Meeting 2019

Stella Pytharouli (Speaker)
9 Dec 201913 Dec 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Impacts

Cafe Logistique

Joan Aitken (Participant), Iain Docherty (Participant), Derek Halden (Participant), Neil Ferguson (Main contact), Malcolm Reed (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalPublic understanding, information and debate, Economic and commerce, Environment and sustainability - natural world and built environment, Policy and legislation

Climate Justice and Groundwater Resource Management in Malawi Africa

Robert Kalin (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalEnvironment and sustainability - natural world and built environment, Policy and legislation

Improved apportionment of environmental risk and liability through environmental forensics

Robert Kalin (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Environment and sustainability - natural world and built environment