Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Our Mission

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (DICA) of the Politecnico di Milano was founded in 2013 and brings together professors and researchers involved in various research activities. One of the most important objectives of the department is to promote the transversality between the disciplines characterizing Civil and Environmental Engineering, allowing to face the problems of the sector with an integrated approach. The main mission of DICA is to operate, through research, training and technology transfer, on the topics of surveying, geology, geotechnics, hydraulics, hydrology, water resources management, transport networks, analysis and design of structures and infrastructures, seismic engineering, safety of historical structures, hydraulic and maritime constructions.

Our Mission

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (DICA) of the Politecnico di Milano was founded in 2013 and brings together professors and researchers involved in various research activities. One of the most important objectives of the department is to promote the transversality between the disciplines characterizing Civil and Environmental Engineering, allowing to face the problems of the sector with an integrated approach. The main mission of DICA is to operate, through research, training and technology transfer, on the topics of surveying, geology, geotechnics, hydraulics, hydrology, water resources management, transport networks, analysis and design of structures and infrastructures, seismic engineering, safety of historical structures, hydraulic and maritime constructions.

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The project FReSMe ends. Its aim has been reached

A project that intends to transform the CO2 produced by the steel industry into fuel in the ship transportation sector.

Post-graduate course: “Circular Economy – From waste to resources: an economy in transition”

The course, aimed at both graduates and non-graduates (who can participate only as auditors) intends to offer an integrated training path towards the theme of Ecological Transition. In particular, the highly qualified training of the course will provide conceptual and...

Call for two doctoral thesis awards dedicated to the engineer Giuseppe Grandori

In memory of the Engineer Giuseppe Grandori, Emeritus Professor of the Politecnico di Milano in Seismic Engineering: the Politecnico, in collaboration with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, opens the possibility to new 2020-2021 PhD graduates to...

SUMMER SCHOOL 2021: Fibre reinforced concrete. Material characterization and structure design

The Summer School 2021, coordinated by professor Marco di Prisco of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is addressed to PhD candidates , both from Politecnico di Milano or other Universities, that will be able to participate in the event live or in...

National invitation to tender for a thesis on Dam Engineering

The Italian National Committee for Large Dams (ITCOLD) announces a contest addressed to young graduates 2021-2022, who have to write their master of science graduation thesis. The topic, within the framework of Civil and Environmental Engineering,...

The Fantoli Hydraulics Laboratory (LIF) realized a physical model of hydraulic bypass for the Riunon landslide

The Riunon landslide (Valfurva, Sondrio) is an unstable portion of the Frodolfo torrent slope. In case the whole unstable mass collapses the watercourse will be totally obstructed. The formation of a reservoir upstream of the natural “dam” and its consequent breaching...

3D Modeling of the Castle of Pierluigi Farnese (Piacenza)

Professor Livio Pinto of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, interviewed by the daily newspaper Libertà of Piacenza, explains the activities carried out in the design laboratory of his course Relief technique and 3d modeling for the Architecture. In...

Laurea Magistrale ad Honorem upon professor Emeritus Juan M. Lema Rodicio

On 18th February MUR (Italian Ministry of University and Research) approved the proposal to award Juan M. Lema Rodicio from University of Santiago de Compostela with the Honorary Degree granted by Politecnico di Milano, for reward his important contribution in the...

The Call for Applications for the PhD in Sustainable Development and Climate Change is now open

The Call for Applications for the admission to the PhD in Sustainable Development and Climate Change is open. The admission deadline is established for 22nd July 2021. All the details referring to other important dates and documents to be attached in the request...

PhD in Sustainable Development and Climate change (SDC): two scholarships at DICA and DENG

The PhD in Sustainable Development and Climate change is an inter- and multidisciplinary Programme that focuses on orienting new generations on the comprehension of climate change and the design of sustainable societies. The added value of this PhD is represented by...

The project FReSMe ends. Its aim has been reached

A project that intends to transform the CO2 produced by the steel industry into fuel in the ship transportation sector.

Post-graduate course: “Circular Economy – From waste to resources: an economy in transition”

The course, aimed at both graduates and non-graduates (who can participate only as auditors) intends to offer an integrated training path towards the theme of Ecological Transition. In particular, the highly qualified training of the course will provide conceptual and...

Call for two doctoral thesis awards dedicated to the engineer Giuseppe Grandori

In memory of the Engineer Giuseppe Grandori, Emeritus Professor of the Politecnico di Milano in Seismic Engineering: the Politecnico, in collaboration with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, opens the possibility to new 2020-2021 PhD graduates to...

SUMMER SCHOOL 2021: Fibre reinforced concrete. Material characterization and structure design

The Summer School 2021, coordinated by professor Marco di Prisco of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is addressed to PhD candidates , both from Politecnico di Milano or other Universities, that will be able to participate in the event live or in...

National invitation to tender for a thesis on Dam Engineering

The Italian National Committee for Large Dams (ITCOLD) announces a contest addressed to young graduates 2021-2022, who have to write their master of science graduation thesis. The topic, within the framework of Civil and Environmental Engineering,...

The Fantoli Hydraulics Laboratory (LIF) realized a physical model of hydraulic bypass for the Riunon landslide

The Riunon landslide (Valfurva, Sondrio) is an unstable portion of the Frodolfo torrent slope. In case the whole unstable mass collapses the watercourse will be totally obstructed. The formation of a reservoir upstream of the natural “dam” and its consequent breaching...

3D Modeling of the Castle of Pierluigi Farnese (Piacenza)

Professor Livio Pinto of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, interviewed by the daily newspaper Libertà of Piacenza, explains the activities carried out in the design laboratory of his course Relief technique and 3d modeling for the Architecture. In...

Laurea Magistrale ad Honorem upon professor Emeritus Juan M. Lema Rodicio

On 18th February MUR (Italian Ministry of University and Research) approved the proposal to award Juan M. Lema Rodicio from University of Santiago de Compostela with the Honorary Degree granted by Politecnico di Milano, for reward his important contribution in the...

The Call for Applications for the PhD in Sustainable Development and Climate Change is now open

The Call for Applications for the admission to the PhD in Sustainable Development and Climate Change is open. The admission deadline is established for 22nd July 2021. All the details referring to other important dates and documents to be attached in the request...

PhD in Sustainable Development and Climate change (SDC): two scholarships at DICA and DENG

The PhD in Sustainable Development and Climate change is an inter- and multidisciplinary Programme that focuses on orienting new generations on the comprehension of climate change and the design of sustainable societies. The added value of this PhD is represented by...

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