Recent News article

Dr Maryam Ghodrat is currently engaged in research in optimising sustainable energy technology and environmental footprint analysis. She recently took time out of her schedule to contribute to an article at With interest in sustainability rising, issues such as the waste generated by hospitals increasingly coming under increased scrutiny.

Visit from School of Energy Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology

On the 24th of June, CIE was visited by a delegation from the School of Energy Science and Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology, China. The delegation was led by Prof. H.P. Tan and Prof. B.X. Li. CIE's Prof. Tao presented his research on steel and concrete structures, Dr Kejun Dong presented on simulation of granular particles, pollutant dispersion and air purification, and Dr Eileen An presented her research on metal foams and consultations with RMS. Discussions also focused on comparing HRD education methods between the two Universities, and the visiting student expressed interest in pursuing positions and opportunities at WSU.

Infrastructure Magazine Article

Dr Maria Rashidi has recently published an article in Infrastructure Magazine regarding her work with Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). Bridge inspection using drones is an exciting area of research that combines the advances in drone technology with maintaining the safety and reliability of infrastructure that is crucial to the Australian economy.

Visit from Prof. Sweeney

Today Prof. Deborah Sweeney visited the Centre for Infrastructure Engineering at Kingswood. After a general meeting, Prof. Sweeney was invited to formally open the new large scale experimental flume in a ribbon cutting ceremony. She also toured the Advanced Composite Materials Laboratory and was shown a diverse range of CIE projects including 3D printed bridge connectors and solar tile moulds, salt spray testing and environment chambers, environmentally friendly NOx absorbing coatings and plastic recycling experiments.


Structural Assessment and Health Monitoring (SAHM)

Structural Assessment and Health Monitoring unit at the Centre for Infrastructure Engineering at Western Sydney University is a world class facility at the leading edge of civil infrastructure. SAHM has professional and dedicated team members with strong theoretical background and practical expertise, including infrastructure engineering and asset management, structural control, health monitoring and rehabilitation planning.