News and Events

Seminars / Workshops

July 17 (Wednesday)
 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

On the coseismic landslides occurring on tephra slopes triggered by the 2016 and 2018 Hokkaido Eastern Iburi earthquake in Japan
- Dr. Gonghui Wang
  Research Center on Landslides at Disaster Prevention Research Institute,
  Kyoto University, Japan
July 18 (Thursday)
 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

The European Experience on the Quality Control of Bridges Outcomes from COST Action TU1406
- Professor Jose Campos e Matos
  Minho University, Portugal
July 22 (Monday)
 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Recent Advances in Improving Resilience of Built Infrastructure through Hybrid Simulation/Testing Techniques
- Professor David Lau
  Director of Ottawa-Carleton Multi-Hazard Research Centre (OCMHRC) and
  Ottawa-Carleton Bridge Research Institute (OCBRI), Carleton University,
  Ottawa, Canada
  Past Seminars
July 11, 2019

Transmission Line Structures Under Tornadoes and Downbursts- Numerical Development, Testing and Code Implementation
- Professor Ashraf El Damatty
  Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  Research Director, WindEEE Research Institute
  The University of Western Ontario, Canada
June 28, 2019

Ground improvements over the sea: An overview with focus on the gaps between design, construction, and computer simulation
- Dr. Chao LI
  Deputy Technical Manager
  China Harbour Engineering Company Limited (CHEC), Hong Kong
June 24, 2019

INNOVATIVE SUBCONTRACTING MODELS: Advantages, Disadvantages and Lessons Learned from their Use - A US Perspective
- Prof. Giovanni C. Migliaccio
  Ph.D., Dott., Ing.
  Executive Director, Center for Education & Research in Construction (CERC)
  University of Washington, Seattle, USA
June 20, 2019

Some experiences from tunnelling through erratic 'soft rock'
- Dr. Chung Siung CHOO
  Discipline Leader for the Civil Engineering undergraduate program
  Swinburne University of Technology
June 20, 2019

First seismic design code for Malaysia: Experience and lesson learnt
- Dr. Daniel LOOI
  Lecturer, Civil Engineering (Structural)
  Swinburne University of Technology (Sarawak campus)
June 17, 2019

Nanotechnology for Water Treatment: Towards Low Energy Desalination and Water Purification
- Professor Qilin Li
  Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for
  Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment
  Rice University, USA
June 10, 2019

- Prof. Andrew Whittle
  Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
June 5, 2019

Modular and Offsite Construction Practice the Move to Fabrication or Manufacturing
- Professor Mohamed Al-Hussein
  Professor in Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering,
  Hole School of Construction Engineering,
  The University of Alberta, Canada
May 30, 2019

Computing and Machine Learning Applications in Civil and Construction Engineering
- Prof. Kincho H. Law
  Civil and Environmental Engineering
  Structural Engineering and Engineering Informatics
  Stanford University, USA