Engineering - Civil Engineering - Research
UCD Civil Engineering has made major investments in recent years to modernise and improve its research capabilities.
The School of Civil Engineering is very active in research with nearly 60 PhD and research Masters students working in a great variety of areas. There are a number of research groups within the school which you can link directly to. Alternatively, there are many individual researchers working in a wide variety of areas. There are lots of information in these pages but, if you want to know more, go to the staff pages and look up the research interests of the individual staff, a list of Publications, available Facilities, and participation in major Projects or organisation of Conferences / Seminars by the School.
PhD: 3 years full-time, 5 years part-time.
MEngSc: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.
Start date: To be agreed with School
Current research includes
soil mechanics and foundation problems,
•analytical and experimental aspects of structural behaviour,
•traffic and transportation studies,
•water and environmental engineering,
•computational modelling of civil engineering materials,
•systems and processes.