Civil And Environmental Engineering

Organisational unit: Department

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
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
-site investigation
-structural geology
-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:

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


  1. NERC Standard Grant Panel (Event)

    Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

  2. Society for Applied Microbiology Annual Conference

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

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  1. Climate Justice and Groundwater Resource Management in Malawi Africa

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

  2. Cafe Logistique

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

  3. Training to assist with implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalEnvironment and sustainability - natural world and built environment, Quality of life and safety, Professional practice, training and standards

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  1. Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP 2016-2017 University of Strathclyde) | shafaei, Davood

    Project: Research Studentship - Internally AllocatedResearch Studentship (Internally Allocated)

  2. OGIC Getech

    Project: Research

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  1. Oven

    Equipment/facility: Equipment

  2. Digital Shearbox

    Equipment/facility: Equipment

  3. Warmed Relative Humidity Probe

    Equipment/facility: Equipment

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