Faculty of Road and Bridge Engineering, DUT was founded in 1996 from the Division of Road and Bridge under the Faculty of Civil Engineering (founded in 1986). The Faculty has 04 divisions: Division of Fundamental Construction Engineering, Division of Construction Materials, Division of Bridges and Tunnel and Division of Highways and Roads. There are 04 laboratories: Geotechnical Laboratory; Laboratory of Construction Materials; Laboratory of Bridge and Road and Laboratory of Geodesy.
In August 2018, there are 45 staffs in the faculty, including 41 lecturers, 03 lab staffs, and 01 administrative secretary. There are 3 associate professors, 12 doctors, 27 masters, 3 engineers. There is 93.3% of staffs who have graduate degrees or higher, and one-third of staffs have doctoral degrees. Currently, the number of admissions annually is about 100 to 150 students. Moreover, there is one class of construction materials which approximately 60 students attend every year. Also, 40 graduate students annually attend the master classes. The vision, mission, functionalities, and duties of the FRBE are as follows.
Vision: The Faculty of Road and Bridge Engineering will become the leading and competitive faculty in research and training of the Transportation Construction Engineering in the Central area, the Highlands and Vietnam.
Mission: The Faculty of Road and Bridge Engineering is the training center which provides the qualified human resource in Transportation Construction Engineering and Construction Material Engineering. The Faculty provides scientific and technical solutions to serve the socio-economic development of the Danang city, the Central area, the Highlands, and Vietnam.
Functionalities and duties: The faculty has trained and educated the undergraduate and graduate students in major of bridge and road engineering and undergraduate students in major of construction materials; including part-time and full-time students and students who transfer from associate programs (community colleges). The faculty has also offered the doctoral program in road and bridge engineering from October 2018.
The faculty plays important roles in scientific research and technology transfer in the area of civil engineering in general and in the area of bridge and road engineering in particular. The lecturers and staffs have contributed in, consulted and supervised the huge number of projects funded by many national agencies and cities’ agencies. The faculty has hosted and attended many academic conferences, workshops seminars. The members of the faculty have published many papers in academic journals; and cooperated with scientific projects and programs with many institutes, universities, and companies.
Dr. Huynh Phuong Nam