The Department of Civil, Environmental, Architectural Engineering and Mathematics (DICATAM) is home to a total of about 70 academic members. Research is carried out on architecture, restoration of historical and modern buildings, building technology, structural analysis and design, seismic engineering, seismology, structural mechanics, geotechnical engineering, transportation, environmental engineering and waste management, fluid mechanics, hydraulic structures and hydrology, partial differential equations, mathematical models, numerical methods, algebraic and geometrical structures. The Department has hydraulics, geotechnical and structural laboratories with testing machines and facilities allowing the performance of a great number of tests. The Department has also an official testing materials laboratory, authorized by the Italian ministry of infrastructures and public works. The Department offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Architectural Engineering as well as an international program on Civil and Environmental Engineering for Italian and foreign students, with all courses taught in English. In addition, the Department offers a Ph.D. program, about forty Ph.D. students are currently enrolled in it. The Department are also includes four specific research centers. The Department has several international research and teaching collaborations.
Director: Prof. Giovanni Plizzari