School of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh
Institute for Infrastructure and Environment
University crest - link to University home page
Institute Home
Research Groups
Institute Seminars

Industrial Advisory Board


Finding Us
Contact and Directory
Health & Safety
University Search

Home Pages
The School
The College
The University

to Edinburgh's Institute for Infrastructure and Environment: one of Scotland's foremost centres for research in our Built and Natural Environment.

The Institute is one of 5 research institutes of the School of Engineering.

It has an academic staff of 24 and research staff and postgraduate students of 78 - together they form four Research Groups covering an extensive range of topics related to the field of Civil & Environmental Engineering.

Head of Institute Professor Asif Usmani
Institute Administrator Ms Joan Birse

News Archive Civil & Environmental Engineering Teaching Pages
Login to School Intranet Staffmail - University Webmail
Civil Engineering Online Resources
EASE Login

Institute News


Current PhD Studentships!
The Institute is continuing to grow and exciting PhD opportunities are currently available.

Find out more about what PhD study at Edinburgh involves

Current Postgraduate Opportunities

eu flag

July  2009:
New International Master in Fire Safety Engineering

We are pleased to announce details of our new International Master in Fire Safety Engineering, which will commence in September 2010.  This joint degree is offerred in partnership with University of Edinburgh, University of Ghent, (Belgium) and Lund University,  (Sweden).  The new joint degree has been approved by  Erasmus Mundus (the European commission's cooperation and mobility programme in the field of European higher education).

Scholarships will be available for EU and non-EU students.

More details  HERE.

dougal drysdale

July  2009:
Society of the Fire Protection Engineers' D. Peter Lund Award 2009

Many congratulations to Prof Dougal Drysdale, who has been named as the recipient of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers '  D. Peter Lund Award' for 2009. The award presentation will take place at the Society's Annual Meeting, in Arizona on October 19th.

The D. Peter Lund Award was established in 1997 to recognise 'significant contributions to the advancement of the professional recognition of the fire protection engineer'.

Yet another international award for Prof Drysdale.  Excellent!

D. Peter Lund Award

jose torero

April 2009:
New Chair of the Fire and Safety Working Group at CTBUH

Many congratulations to Prof  Jose Torero who has been made the new Chair of the Fire and Safety Working Group at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).

For more details, please see links below:

Well done, Jose!

picture from Dr Blanca Antizar-Ladislao

February 2009:
Research featured in Journal of Environmental Monitoring

Many congratulations to  Dr Blanca Antizar-Ladislao of IIE in having recent ground-breaking research featured on the outside front cover of the Journal of Environmental Monitoring.  The cover shows Northern Atlantic Spain's coastal marine sediments influenced by industrial effluents from a nearby shipyard and near by yachting marina.

Dr Antizar-Ladislao's manuscript presents, for the first time, a comprehensive characterization of marine sediments on the northern Atlantic Spanish coast, and it identifies potential sources of pollution. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls, phathalates and organotins were analyzed in marine sediments.

Well done, Blanca!
Antizar-Ladislao, B. (2009) Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, polychlroinated biphenyls, phthalates and organotins in northern Atlantic Spain's coastal marine sediments. J. Environ. Monit., 11, 85-91


February 2009:
Fire Investigation and Fire Dynamics CPD courses in 2009

The BRE Centre for Fire Safety Engineering offers the following Continuing Professional Development courses for the spring of 2009:

* 23rd Fire Science & Fire Investigation
, 30 March - 3 April 2009 [Information]. Well-established and popular course, accredited by the Institution of Fire Engineers.

* Fire Dynamics & Fire Safety Engineering Design, 6 to 8 April 2009 2009 [Information]. Invited speakers from Arup, Buro Happold, BRE and Fire Strategy Company.

Edinburgh Fire Research Blogspot



Monday, 13-Feb-2012 10:53:03 GMT