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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.

Prof Laefer featured in National Geographic

Congratulations to Prof Laefer whose work is featured in the Febraury issue of National Geographic.

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.

Congratulations to Dr Soroosh Jalilvand

Dr Soroosh Jalilvand received his PhD in December. He celebrated the award of his doctorate with his wife Dr Sogol Fallah (graduate from Civil Engineering in 2016) and son, Kian, and Professor Eugene O'Brien.

Constructed wetlands: from waste to oasis

Wastewater treatment systems are not always pleasant to look at. But what if they could be aesthetically pleasing and offer the public a space for recreation and enjoyment as they carry out the necessary work of removing impurities from the water supply?

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.

Alexandra Tiplic marries Alexandru Micu

Alexandra Tiplic, PhD student in UCD Civil Engineering, got married last week to former UCD research assistant, Alexandru Micu. She is pictured here at her wedding in Iasi, Romania.

UCD Civil Engineering school hosts outreach activity for US students

UCD Researchers from the TRUSS ITN group participated in an outreach activity hosted by UCD Civil Engineering School for high school students from the US this past summer.
The activity is part of a series of interactive workshops within the UCD High School Summer Program.

Looking forward to welcoming the classes of 57 and 67 to UCD (Golden and Diamond Jubilee Reunion Celebration on the 15th September 2017)

The Golden and Diamond Jubilee Reunion Celebration for the graduating classes of 1957 and 1967 will take place in O’Reilly Hall, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4. A wonderful day is planned to commemorate the jubilee reunion; refreshments, lunch a commemorative presentation by the President of UCD, Prof. Andrew J Deeks. Academic robes will be provided for the ceremony...

Congratulations to our recent graduates

On Monday 4 September the School of Civil Engineering celebrated the conferring of our most recent graduates including a number of PhD graduates ...