The cross-disciplinary program provides an outstanding and unique environment for research and education by connecting innovative minds, bridging different disciplines, and exploring new frontiers.

From here, you can use modern technologies to realize sustainable construction projects such as smart cities, AI and robotics for advanced infrastructures, sustainable buildings, pipelines installed trenchlessly, and pavement and buildings for cold-climate regions.


  • Construction companies
  • Public works departments
  • Resource industries
  • Engineering consultants
  • Energy utilities and companies
  • Developer
  • Cross-disciplinary researcher

Areas of Specialization

  • Smart, Sustainable and Energy-efficient Communities & Cities
  • Community/City-wide Solar PV Applications
  • Energy Efficient Smart Buildings and Net-zero/Net-plus Energy Homes
  • Sensing and robotics technologies for advanced infrastructure systems
  • Application of AI in building construction and design
  • Psychophysiological approaches to construction and built environments
  • Biomechanics
  • Nanomaterials
  • Hydrogels for biomedicals, water treatment and construction materials
  • Timber systems
  • Pipelines
  • Pavement
  • Trenchless technologies