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Interdisciplinary Research Centre


Professor Al-Tabbaa’s research revolves around the development, testing and application of technologies and materials in civil engineering for intelligent, sustainable and low carbon future infrastructure and built environment.  This includes ground improvement, land remediation, low carbon cementitious materials and intelligent biomimetic infrastructure systems.


  • Intelligent materials for construction and the environment
  • Soil Mix Technology
  • Data mining, mapping, modelling and management
  • Contaminated and problematic soils
  • Waste valorisation, management and reuse
Member of the Energy IRC Steering Committee
Professor in Geotechnical Engineering
Director of FIBE2 CDT
Abir Al-Tabbaa
Not available for consultancy