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UCD and Chang’an University (Xi’an, China) launch dual award BE in Civil Engineering Infrastructure degree programme

This semester saw the UCD School of Civil Engineering and The School of Highways at Chang’an University (CHD) in Xi’an, China launch their new dual degree programme, a BE in Civil Engineering Infrastructure.

Site Visit to Student Residence under construction

Stage 3 Civil and Structural with Architecture student visit the site of the new Student Residences under construction by JJ Rhatigan.

Prof Richardson awarded a CERAI life time achievement award

Professor Mark Richardson (University College Dublin) and Professor Roger West (Trinity College Dublin) were jointly awarded a life time achievement award from the Civil Engineering Research Association of Ireland (CERAI)

Alexandra Micu wins best paper at the CERI-IRTN Conference

Civil Engineering PhD student, Alexandra Micu, has won the CERI-ITRN2018 Conference Bridge Engineering Stream Research Student Competition.

Mike Long wins at Engineers Ireland Excellence Award Night

Associate Professor Mike Long and UMASW by APEX Geoservices Ltd win the Geoscience Ireland Award, sponsored by Geoscience Ireland, at Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards.

How much traffic can this bridge safely take? A breakthrough in quantifying traffic loading on big bridges

Bridges are often key factors in transport, allowing us to get across landscapes efficiently. If a bridge fails, the results can be catastrophic for human life, for economies and societies and for the environment.