Creating change in geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering

The Geotechnical Engineering Centre, within The University of Queensland's School of Civil Engineering, supports the highly successful dual-major, undergraduate programs in Geotechnical Engineering, an active research program and specialised consulting activities.

We specialise in a range of fields in geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering, and computational modelling, including:

Are you a future geotechnical engineer?

UQ’s Geotechnical Engineering Dual Major Programs for Civil and Mining Engineering undergraduates are unique in Australia.

There are therefore unique scholarship and career opportunities available to our students.

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Platinum Industry Partners

BHP  Billiton

 

Gold Industry Partners

McArthur River Mining

A Glencore Company

 

Silver Industry Partners

ANGLOGOLD
ASHANTI

AusIMM
aurecon
O-BASF

 

Jellinbah Group
Klohn Crippen Berger
mining3
reoco

 

Wagstaff Piling

 

Research Partners

 
Golder
Port of Brisbane
 

Contacts

Location

Advanced Engineering Building
Building #49 (map)
The University of Queensland
St Lucia Campus

Postal Address

Geotechnical Engineering Centre
School of Civil Engineering
The University of Queensland
Brisbane QLD 4072 Australia

Fax

+61 7 3365 4599

Direct contacts

 David Williams

Centre Director

Professor David Williams
+61 7 3365 3642
d.williams@uq.edu.au

 Sebastian Quintero

Laboratory Testing Enquiries

Sebastian Quintero
+61 7 3346 7078
s.quintero@uq.edu.au