Construction Engineering and Management Construction industry development; construction procurement; claims and dispute management; construction durations and productivity; supply chain and logistics management; advanced construction technologies; technology transfers; ICT tools for construction project management; designing for durability and maintainability; sustainable construction; whole life cycle management of infrastructure.
Geotechnical Engineering Soil/structure interaction – foundation engineering, tunnelling, cavern engineering, monitoring; rock and slope engineering – landslide investigation, mitigation; ground improvement; geoenvironmental engineering; soil mechanics – micromechanics, soil dynamics; advanced testing – field testing, laboratory testing; numerical modelling of geomaterials – constitutive modelling, continuum modelling, discrete element modelling.
Structural Engineering Computational mechanics; finite element and finite strip analysis; earthquake engineering; tall buildings; bridge engineering; reinforced concrete structures; fibre-reinforced polymer composites; steel structures and fire resistance of metal structures; concrete-filled composite structures; concrete technology; soil-structure interaction; computer-aided design/analysis; strengthening and repair of civil engineering infrastructure.
Traffic and Transportation Engineering Continuum modeling in transportation; dynamic traffic assignment; game theoretic approaches to transportation and logistics; public transportation; road safety; traffic and pedestrian flows; traffic management and control; traffic signals; transportation demand modeling; transportation, land use and the environment; transportation logistics; transportation network design; transportation network reliability; transportation systems engineering.
Water and Environmental Engineering Hydrology; environmental hydraulics and fluid mechanics; wind engineering; water quality modeling; advanced water and wastewater treatment; environmental biotechnology; solid and hazardous waste management; material resources recovery; environmental impact assessment.