CIE has a high level of research expertise and well-equipped research facilities with Research Academics that are at the forefront of research in their fields and are experienced in directing research projects. CIE attracts high achieving students who wish to specialise in fields related to civil, electrical, mechanical or materials engineering in the context of Infrastructure Engineering, providing them with a supportive and successful intellectual environment to excel in.
The advantages of being a student within CIE include:
- The opportunity to work on real world projects funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC) and/or industry, with many of the projects helping to inform future Australian Standards in Infrastructure Engineering.
- Access to some of the best testing and research facilities in Australia - the NATA accredited Structures Laboratory and the Infrastructure Health Monitoring Laboratory.
- Being part of the vibrant and growing Western Sydney region and beautiful Kingswood Campus.
- Potential to secure employment with industry partners after graduation and postdoc opportunities
CIE offers a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree – Infrastructure Engineering (Course Code – 8080).