Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
Civil and structural engineers help to create and protect the world we live in. Driven by teaching and research excellence, we inspire and empower our students to engineer a better future.
High praises for the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering at the latest National Student Satisfaction (NSS) survey
The Department of Civil and Structural Engineering has been ranked among the best in the Russell Group by students, featuring in the top five in several categories in the latest National Student Survey (NSS).
Dr Sam Rigby awarded a RAEng Industrial Fellowship in collaboration with Arup
Dr Sam Rigby has been awarded a two-year Royal Academy of Engineering Industrial Fellowship in Machine Learning Applications for Blast Protection Engineering, in collaboration with Arup's Resilience, Security and Risk (RS&R) team.
Exploiting the Resilience of Masonry Arch Bridge Infrastructure (ERMABI) workshop
Academics and research staff from the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering at the University of Sheffield co-organised and participated at a two-day workshop on masonry arch bridges, held at Imperial College London on 5-6 September 2023.
Professor Joby Boxall elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering
Professor Joby Boxall is one of five academics from the University of Sheffield to have been honoured with one of the most prestigious awards in engineering.
Civil and Structural Engineering student Hasan wins first place at the Future Urban Ventilation Network Healthy Building Competition
Congratulations to our third year MEng Architectural Engineering student Hasan Shwaish for winning first place at the Breathing City: Future Urban Ventilation Network “Healthy Building” Competition in the individual poster category.
Bhattacharyya Award finalists “inspiring and diverse examples” of innovative and impactful partnerships between industry and universities
Six exceptional industry–academia partnerships from across the UK, including the University of Sheffield, have been shortlisted for this year’s Bhattacharyya Award.
No-one knows how explosions work (yet)
Watch this video showing the fantastic work of Dr Sam Rigby in a collaboration with educational YouTuber Tom Scott
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