The research activity of the department concerns the theoretical, computational, and experimental aspects of study of deformable continua of solid state.
The department is currently focused on fundamental research in the area of multicomponent cement pastes, mortars, and concretes.
The research in the field of heat, air and moisture transfer, daylight and solar energy in building structures and buildings.
The Institute operates large mechanical and technological laboratories, a laboratory of building physics, and analytical laboratories for material characterisation.
The director’s department manages and shapes the scientific direction of the Institute.
Economic Department provides economic, technical and administrative supports for the scientific departments.