Research highlight

Every year there is plenty of activity at CIES, from receiving highly competitive ARC grant funding and prestigious industry awards to launching new projects. We host visiting academics and events and strengthen partnerships with the government and the industry. This section showcases the recent events at CIES – demonstrating once again why we are considered the leading infrastructure centre in Australia.

Staff highlight

Many of our staff members, whether present or in the past, are working with government and industry in research projects that are truly changing the way we tackle civil engineering challenges now and into the future.

Scaled boundary finite element method

The SBFEM is a semi-analytical fundamental-solution-less boundary-element method based solely on finite elements. Numbers of researchers in CIES are doing great work related to SBFEM, the group is led by Professor Chongmin Song - Director of CIES.