Civil and Environmental Engineering

Urban development

Building underground can solve problems for city planners, but UNSW expert Dr Asal Bidarmaghz warns that planning is needed to ensure subterranean solutions are sustainable.

discarded white goods on Maitland Road Mayfield

Countries all over the world who want to report their global material footprint will benefit from a new research platform.

Autonomous vehicles driving on highway

Exclusive lanes for autonomous vehicles is driving future road modelling.

woman driving car

Drivers, vehicle design and traffic signs: the three biggest causes of distractions on the road, says UNSW expert.

Traffic light

Why the car shouldn’t always be king when it comes to traffic light sequences.

collapsed apartment building in miami with rescue crew

The Miami apartment collapse is a grim reminder of why engineering matters, and why comprehensive education in ethics should be embedded in the training of engineers.

Waste gas is shown escaping two industrial chimneys against a blue sky background and surrounded by fog

If we are to reduce net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, we haven’t made a good start. Governments, industry and individuals need to do much more, a new study shows.

Wetland and saltmarsh river estuary

Eco-engineering development from UNSW Sydney could revive saltmarsh and mangrove wetland areas valued at around $US230b globally.

Alexandra Bennett inside

UNSW graduate engineer Alexandra Bennett has won recognition for a student project focused on helping drought-proof Australia's farms.

Ron Cox inside

One of Australia's most experienced civil engineers, Associate Professor Ron Cox, has been named Civil Engineer of the Year by the country's peak engineering industry body.

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