Research Areas

The Environmental Engineering focuses on research activities pertaining environmental sustainability. The objective of this research cluster on environmental is to identify methods and contribute useful findings from a sustainability perspective including economic, energy consumption, value added, environmental and social aspect.

Principal research focus areas in environmental engineering include;

• Environmental Technology
• Water Quality and Treatment
• Wastewater Treatment Plant Design
• Hazardous and Solid Waste Engineering
• Groundwater Modelling and Treatment
• Air Quality Monitoring
• Pollution Control and Monitoring
• Energy Efficiency and Conservation
• Environmental Science
• Industrial Ecology

The Civil Engineering research activities explores all phases of the life cycle of a building that take into consideration factors such as wind, noise, solar energy, pollutants, and occupancy; their construction will be safe, efficient and economical. The research goals are to contribute to the building construction industry and leads to buildings that are more energy efficient, comfortable, healthy, safe, and responsive to their inhabitants with innovative combination of traditional and advanced construction materials as well as intelligent controls.

Principal research focus areas in building engineering include:
• Building Technology
• Structural Systems and Components
• Structural Engineering
• Construction Engineering
• Durability of Building Materials
• Performance of Building Envelope
• Indoor Air Quality
• Decision Analysis and Computer-Aided Building Design
• Construction Automation and Construction Safety
• Earthquake Resistance, Wind Affects on Buildings
• Road and Highway Engineering
• Building Services Engineering