2009 News archive





  • Welcome to Jenny Janhager [10 August 2009]

    Visiting Scholar Jenny Janhager joined us in August. Jenny is an Assistant Professor at the Ddepartment at Integrated Product development at KTH (The Royal Institute of Technology) in Stockholm, Sweden. More

  • Welcome to John Patterson [1 August 2009]

    Professor John Patterson has recently joined the academic staff in the School as Professor of Fluid Mechanics and Director of the Wind, Waves and Water Centre. More


  • Welcome to Anirban De [30 July 2009]

    We welcome Anirban De on sabbatical from Manhattan College, New York, USA who will researching and teaching in geotechnical engineering. More

  • Archie Johnston, the Sir John Holland 2007 Civil Engineer of the Year, is our new Dean [21 July 2009]

    We are pleased to announce that Professor Archie Johnston has accepted the University's offer of appointment as the next Dean of Engineering and IT. He will join the University on 3 August as Dean Designate, working closely with Professor Hancock before taking up the Deanship on 1 September. More



  • ARC Linkage for Gianluca [29 May 2009]

    Gianluca Ranzi has secured funding through the ARC Linkage scheme to research "Behaviour of post-tensioned composite steel-concrete slabs" in collaboration with Stramit Building Products and Arup. More

  • Well done to the class of 2009 [18 May 2009]

    Friday May 15 2009 marked an important day in the careers of nearly 120 young men and women who graduated with their civil engineering degrees. More

  • John Small awarded title of Emeritus Professor [15 May 2009]

    The School farewelled John Smallrecently as his retirement took effect on Friday 30 March, after 27 years of service, leaving on a high of some excellent research in recent years. More


  • School Teaching Award to Tim Wilkinson [14 April 2009]

    The Dean of Engineering and Information Technologies, Prof Greg Hancock, has recently announced the winners of the Faculty teaching and research awards for 2008. More

  • Farewell John Small! [6 April 2009]

    The School farewelled John Small last month as his retirement took effect on Friday 30 March More

  • Abbas El-Zein a featured author [3 April 2009]

    Associate Professor Abbas El-Zein has recently published his autobiography, 'Leave to Remain", telling his story of growing up in civil-war Beirut, a city in the throes of self-destruction.More

  • New appointments in Environmental Fluids [3 April 2009]

    The School has great pleasure toannounce thatour recentoffers made to applicants for Environmental Fluids position in Civil have now been accepted. More


  • Welcome Rose Wang [18 February 2009]

    The School welcomes Xuerong (Rose) Wang to the University in 2009. She is an Associate Professor of Management Science at the Nanjing University of Finance and Ecomomics. More

  • Well done to our honours graduands and prize winners [10 February 2009]

    The School of Civil Engineering congratulates the students who received Honours at Graduation, those mentioned in the Dean's List of Excellence in Academic Performance and students who have received Prizes and Scholarships. More