Department of Civil Engineering & Trades

Department of Civil Engineering & Trades

You’re passionate about our built environment, and its impact on our natural environment. You’re an advocate of sustainable living on our planet and want to increase your understanding of how to blend human need for infrastructure, housing, industrial development, and water and energy resources within an ethical, environmentally responsible framework. You want a qualification accredited by Engineers Ireland.

At the Department of Civil, Construction and Mineral Engineering, our highly qualified staff combine their extensive industry experience with our purpose-built, state-of-the-art Faculty building and laboratories, to equip you for a well-paid, fulfilling career in this vital industry. Our courses have been developed with the specific needs of industry employers in mind, and we are one of the few Irish IoTs to offer Honours programmes to meet the changing demands of the global construction industry.


Contact Department of Civil Engineering & Trades

Head of Department
Mr Joe Lawless

Email: jlawless@ait.ie

Telephone: (090) 6471824

Room number: X307

Building: Faculty of Engineering and Informatics

Department Secretary
Caroline Downes

Email: cdownes@ait.ie

Telephone: (090) 6468186

Room number: X300

Building: Faculty of Engineering and Informatics

Department Secretary in Trades
Nuala Doyle

Email: ndoyle@ait.ie

Telephone: (090) 6483060

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