Head of Division: Dr. Andrew McBride
Vision: Grounded in the fundamentals, we provide innovative solutions to understand the built and natural environment, and develop the next generation of leaders.
The University of Glasgow has a long history of research in Civil Engineering. The UK's first Chair of Civil Engineering was established at the University in 1840. Early occupants, such as William J. M. Rankine, set a research ethos that has endured. Rankine worked at the boundaries of engineering; translating and refining new ideas so that they might ultimately be used in engineering design.
Research in the Division of Infrastructure & Environment can broadly be categorised into four main themes: