Smart Structures Lab

The only one of its kind in the southern hemisphere

This $15 million laboratory includes a major three-dimensional testing facility developed for large scale testing of civil, mechanical, aerospace and mining engineering components and systems. You’ll be able to conduct research over a range of infrastructure-related areas, including large-scale testing of new engineering materials and components. Whether you want to experiment with carbon strengthening of materials or you’d prefer to test materials to destruction on our unique reaction walls, you can do it all here.