The Institute for Infrastructure and Environment is aimed at promoting the well-being of humanity in the face of contemporary and anticipated challenges to urban infrastructure and the natural environment.

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These challenges include security of infrastructure and communities from natural and anthropogenic hazards; improving industrial infrastructure for dealing with bulk solids; assessment, monitoring, and improvement of transport; and treatment of water and wastewater.

Our work spans from understanding fundamental behaviour of materials, structures, and processes at the smallest scales to the full design scale including simulation and modelling at all relevant scales. Our themes are environmental engineering; fire safety engineering; granular mechanics and industrial infrastructure; infrastructure sensing and systems; railway engineering; structural engineering and mechanics.