The Structural Engineering group is focused on delivering high-impact fundamental and applied research in resilient and sustainable infrastructure. Our leading experts are working towards improving the behaviour of advance structural materials and developing new energy-efficient and sustainable construction technologies. We are also lending our expertise and contributing to designing Australian and international codes of practices. 

Research themes

The Structural Engineering Research Group is focused on four key themes: 

  • Advanced structural materials and material characterisation 
  • Development of advanced structural analysis and design methods 
  • Ageing infrastructure and sustainability 
  • Advance computational techniques and digital infrastructure 

Research partnerships

The group has strong links to industry and Government bodies including: 

  • One Steel Reinforcing Pty Limited 
  • Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia, Boral Cement Limited Melbourne Water Corporation 
  • Murray-Darling Basin Authority 
  • PSM Consult Pty Ltd 
  • Defence Science Institute 
  • Snowy Hydro 
  • Anglo American Services (UK) Limited 
  • Freeport-Mcmoran Inc 
  • Linke & Linke Surveys
  • Modular Building Systems Pty Ltd 
  • Roads and Maritime Services 
  • NSW Department of Industry 
  • Strongbuild Commercial, 
  • Arup Australia Services Pty Ltd 
  • Lindenbaum Pty Ltd 
  • XL Precast Pty Ltd 
  • Helixbase Pty Ltd 
  • NSW Public Works Advisory 
  • McMillen Jacobs Ltd 
  • EIC Activities Pty Ltd

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