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UCL (University College London): Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering

Institution UCL (University College London) View institution profile
Department Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering
Study type Research


Research areas include: concrete technology: high performance concrete; rheology of fresh paste; self-compacting concrete; environmental applications of remote sensing: generation and qualitative assessment of regional and global models; monitoring change: wetlands, global urban population and pollution; environmental engineering: sustainable energy and resource management; environmental risk assessment; issues of society vs. technology; fluid mechanics: dispersion of pollutants; wave, current and sediment interaction in coastal waters; wave diffraction and wave structure interaction; geographical information sciences: management of large geospatial databases; spatio-temporal data mining; usability aspects of geospatial technologies; GPS, geodesy and navigation: seismic hazard assessment; global satellite navigation systems; high-precision positioning techniques; industrial metrology and close-range photogrammetry: engineering surveying; measurement and modelling in manufacture and assembly; photogrammetry, cartography and digital mapping: sensor modelling: high resolution optical sensors, SAR, LIDAR; feature extraction: 3D mapping and modelling of urban areas including automated feature extraction; soil mechanics: behaviour of particulate materials including particle breakage; and micro-mechanics; structural engineering: health monitoring of structures; whole life costing; dynamic behaviour; structural optimisation; deployable structures; earthquake engineering; transport studies: sustainable transport, computer-assisted traffic engineering; transport networks; transport safety, transport economics and accessibility.

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