Research Groups

The Department's research and teaching in applied sciences covers both natural and artificial environments. The focus is on technological innovation and the development of basic skills through theoretical, experimental and computational approaches to mathematical  and numerical models.
The research laboratories and programmes for post-graduate training include:
structural design and analysis, structural mechanics and heterogeneous materials, water resources, river, estuary and coastal dynamics, land protection, soil mechanics, environmental impact of infrastructures and waste management, planning and performance of transport sytems, roads, railways, design and maintenance of airports, architectural and urban planning, construction technologies, restoration, history of architecture, remote sensing.
The Department's research groups are working in the following fields: