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research at The Department of Civil Engineering

About our research

The Department of Civil Engineering focuses on research concentrated on developing and impacting the building sector in the future. Research and teaching are conducted in areas which centre on understanding environmental causality and planning people’s physical environment. We undertake contractual research projects for government institutions as well as private companies. These projects comprise theoretical research as well as site measurements and experimental tests in the laboratories.The laboratories available to the Department are a big part of the research.

Regarding both student and research projects, we are widely experienced in collaborating with external partners. We mainly collaborate with companies within the building and construction sector, and we have a profound knowledge of the demands and legislation within this area.

New projects and co-operations are always welcome as new thoughts and ideas are best developed through dialogue.

 

Laboratories

Our laboratories play a major role in our research as well as in our teaching. Numerous experiments are carried out in our laboratories, which offer the best equipment along with a knowledgeable staff.

While some equipment can be adjusted for an experiment, other equipment can be built specifically for a project or task.

Our laboratories

Research divisions

Architectural Engineering

Architectural Engineering

We work with research and education in analysis, design, construction and operation of engineering systems for commercial, industrial and institutional facilities. Our main research areas are energy-efficient building design, indoor environment and building informatics. 

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the division of Architectural Engineering

Structures, Materials and geotechnics

Structures, Materials and geotechnics

Our research field revolves around both theoretical and numerical modelling and experimental verification within the field of
structural mechanics, structural materials and geotechnics. 

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THE DIVISION OF Structures, Materials and geotechnics

Reliability, Dynamics and Marine Engineering

Reliability, Dynamics and Marine Engineering

Our research and study activities are centered around challenges related to civil engineering structures like harbour structures, offshore structures, wind turbines and wave energy devices. 

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the DIVISION OF Reliability, Dynamics and Marine Engineering

Transportation Engineering

Transportation Engineering

Our research lies mainly within traffic safety, Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and road logistics.

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THE DIVISION OF Transportation Engineering

 

Water and Environment

Water and Environment

We research in the hydraulic and hydrological problems in relation to environmental plants and projects and in the physical geography mainly aimed at environmental and resource issues. 

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THE DIVISION OF Water and Environment