Structures and Infrastructure Protection Consulting

The structures group is highly regarded in the building and construction industry. The group carries out consulting in specialist areas of structural system performance, either through direct consulting, applied research, or as a sub-consultant providing expert advice within a large project.

The group offers specialist consulting services in the following areas:

  • Serviceability Assessment of Floor Support Systems
  • Condition Assessment of Bridges
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Vulnerability of Structures to Blast, Impact and Fire
  • High Strength Concrete
  • Tall Buildings
  • Hydrodynamic Loading Effects on Offshore Structures

Structures and Infrastructure Protection Research Focus Areas

  • Develop modeling techniques for simulating extreme events to assist in emergency responses and to identify facilities that are at high risk,
  • Develop technologies for monitoring and retrofitting the existing built environment including heritage structures and ageing infrastructure,
  • Develop new guidelines in planning, design and construction for improving the protection of future buildings and infrastructure from extreme events, and
  • Develop effective logistic planning techniques to aid in the recovery process.

More on our Civil Engineering research

Further Information

Eileen Doufas-Shea
Executive Assistant to the Head

The Department of Infrastructure Engineering
University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010 Australia

T: +61 3 8344 9854
F: +61 3 8344 6215