Research Area

Water resources engineering

The Water Resources Engineering Group specializes in morphodynamics of rivers and coastlines, mixing processes, hydraulic structures, stochastic hydrology, and climate change.  Solutions combine leading-edge research in high-resolution field measurements, detailed laboratory physical models, and advanced numerical modelling techniques.

students conducting water resources research

Other Research

The Department of Civil Engineering also conducts research in these additional fields.


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