Organization profile

Organisation profile

Our Institute for Infrastructure and Environment aims to be world leading in civil engineering. It will deliver excellence in specialist areas of high value high impact research and postgraduate training across a wide range of fields within the professional discipline.

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Reinforced concrete Engineering & Materials Science
Concretes Engineering & Materials Science
modeling Earth & Environmental Sciences
Rails Engineering & Materials Science
Reinforcement Engineering & Materials Science
sediment transport Earth & Environmental Sciences
Ergonomics Engineering & Materials Science
constructed wetland Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1984 2018

A depth-averaged two-phase model for debris flows over erodible beds

Li, J., Cao, Z., Hu, K., Pender, G. & Liu, Q. 30 Mar 2018 In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 43, 4, p. 817-839 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

debris flow
bottom stress

An overview of hydropower reservoirs in Brazil: current situation, future perspectives and impacts of climate change

de Souza Dias, V., Pereira da Luz, M., Medero, G. M. & Nascimento, D. T. F. 3 May 2018 In : Water. 10, 5, 592

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
climate change
sediment transport
hydroelectric power
soil degradation
water demand

A partial cell technique for modeling the morphological change and scour

Peng, Z., Zou, Q. & Lin, P. Jan 2018 In : Coastal Engineering. 131, p. 88-105 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Sediment transport


Best Paper Certificate

Rabee Rustum (Recipient), 22 Dec 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activated sludge process
Urban planning
Self organizing maps
Fault detection

Best Water Innovation Project

Edward Hugh Owens (Recipient), 24 Jan 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Chair of the Institution of Civil Engineers Scotland

Gareth Pender (Recipient), Nov 2014

Prize: Election to learned society

civil engineer
development policy
decision maker

Activities 2011 2018

Research visit to University of Bergen (Host: Prof Jarle Berntsen)

Alan Cuthbertson (Visitor)
May 2016Jun 2016

Activity: Other

Invited research seminar

Alan Cuthbertson (Speaker)
6 May 2016

Activity: Invited talk

Press / Media