The Civil Engineering department is a community of learners committed to providing outstanding educational opportunities to our students. Students, staff and faculty in the department are engaged in a variety of state and industry-supported research projects that directly address the improvement of urban infrastructure and access to clean water.

Research Activities

  • Civil and Transportation Infrastructure Engineering
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Pavement and materials engineering
  • Traffic and transportation engineering
  • Structural engineering
  • Water and Environmental Engineering
  • Surface/groundwater hydrology
  • Hydraulic engineering
  • Environmental engineering


Works from 2020

The Importance of Pressure Management in the Distribution Network within a DMA, Ilira Abdullahu and Sokol Xhafa

Calculation of Foundation Settelments by Applying settle 3D, Hysen Ahmeti

Comparison of Plain Concrete and Lightweight Concrete and Their Impact on Climate Change, Muhamet Ahmeti and Driton R. Kryeziu

Practicing Professional Ethics in Engineering: How This Field is Developed and Its Importance, Ragip Behrami, Ilir Hetemi, and Arton Qorri

Application of modeling and simulation in the analysis of hydraulic systems, Ahmet Bytyçi and Blertë Retkoceri

Using Strater 3 Software in the Field of Construction, Hazir Çadraku and Hysen Ahmeti

The delineation of groundwater bodies in the Drini i Bardhë river basin in compliance with the requirements of the Water Framework Directive 2000/60 EC, Hazir Çadraku and Fidaim Sahiti

Identification and Reduction of Conflict Points Through the Round Circulation Proposal, Nol Dedaj, Adelina Nika, Albulene Zeqiraj, and Vehbija Nasufaga

Hydrological water balance of the Lepenc basin, Faruk Hajrizi and Izet Ibrahimi

Differences of Lateral Behavior of Buildings with RC Slabs without beams vs. RC Slabs with beams, Ilir Hetemi and Arbnor Hetemi

Analysis of the Sensitivity of the geo-mechanical parameters that affect the geo-mechanical stability, Idaver Huseini and Nexhmi Krasniqi

Industrial Archeology in the City of Gjirokastra seen from a structural perspective, Marjan Ivezaj

Towards Regenerative Buildings in Kosovo, Besar Jagxhiu and Fehrat Bejtullahu

Concrete conformity control according to SK EN 206: 2013 during the construction of the bridge B400 on the “Arbën Xhaferi”, Lekë Krasniqi, Driton R. Kryeziu, and Nebi Pllana

Impact of the Covid’19 in the Civil Engineering and Infrastructure field in Kosovo and region, Visar Krelani

Seismic Activity and Essential Seismological Characteristics of the Kosovo Territory, Shemsi Mustafa, Visar Krelani, Lulzim Beqiri, and Besian Sinani

Damage observed in structures of different types during the inspection after the Durrës earthquake of 26.11.2019 and proposals for their repair, Asrim Rapuca and Naim Mushi

The possibility of constructing the Lepenc sub-system as part of the Ibër-Lepenc Hydro System Project, Kosovo, Bekim Selimi

Passive control of structures – the dynamic case, F. H. Selmani

Seismic Isolation – Usage of seismic base isolation to reduce the ductility demand for concrete elements, F. H. Selmani and Agon Sadikaj

Building materials and environmental indicators for urban planning-exposure, Afrim Syla

Works from 2019

DMA zoning at Regional Water Company Prishtina - Prishtina Distribution Network, Ilira Abdullahu and Sokol Xhafa

Workplace Risk Assessment Methods - Kosovo Case, Muhamet Ahmeti and Hazir Çadraku


Comparative Design Aspects of Reinforced Concrete Liquid Retaining Structures, Ragip Behrami, Ilir Hetemi, Driton R. Kryeziu, and Ermal Osaj

Housing Buildings, Interrelation Between Structures and Functionality, Binak Beqaj and Gent Hasimja

Application Design of Experiments in Production of Fresh Concrete, Ahmet Bytyçi and Visar Krelani

Assessment of Groundwater Quality Status for Irrigation in the Northwest Part of the Dukagjini Basin, Kosovo, Hazir Çadraku, Fisnik Laha, and Agron Shala

Audit of road traffic safety elements in the city of Shtime, Nol Dedaj, Fjolla Abazi, and Zana Prelvukaj

Rubberized Asphalt Moving Towards Environmental Sustainable Roads, Fatlind Dervishi and Bekim Selimi

Methods for treatment of industrial wastewater by the drying of the lignite, Faruk Hajrizi and Izet Ibrahimi

Criteria for Concrete Construction Control, Sampling and Their Maintenance in Some Cases of Study In Kosovo, Arta Isufi and Visar Krelani

Adaptive Reuse of Heritage Buildings, Besar Jagxhiu

Structural Defects of Objects: A study of school objects in Kosovo, Nexhmi Krasniqi

Personnel as Basic Element of Functioning Related to the Maintenance of Building Objects in Mining, Nexhmi Krasniqi, Idaver Edi, and Izet Ibrahimi

Environmental Pollution by Industrial Waste in Kosovo, Nexhmi Krasniqi and Djellza Prebreza

Self-Healing Capacity Of Cementitious Composites In Different Environmental Exposure Such As Freeze/Thaw Conditioning, Visar Krelani and Driton R. Kryeziu

Application of Transparent Concrete in Eco-Friendly Construction, Driton R. Kryeziu, Armend Mujaj, and Fisnik Kadiu

Heavy metals distribution in sediments (f < 63 µm) of some water sources in north part of the Dukagjini basin, Fisnik Laha, Hazir Çadraku, and Fatbardh Gashi

Towards Urban Dynamics of Transition Countries: Analysis of Transit Oriented Development Infrastructure: The Case of Prishtina, Ylber Limani, Blertë Retkoceri, and Lekë Krasniqi

Assessment of acustic pollution in the ‘‘Arben Xhaferi„ motorway and noise reduction, Vlora Neziri and Afrim Syla

Defects occurred during the application of bridge deck waterproofing in Kosovo motorway bridges and their prevention, Asrim Rapuca, Nebi Pllana, and Mustafë Buzhala

Analysis of Rectangular Concrete Columns with Hybrid Frp-Steel Bars, Besian Sinani and Muner Barfed

Hydrography and hydrogeology of the Blinaja River Basin, Kosovo, Labinot Vuniqi and Hazir Çadraku

Analysis of implementation of ISO 9001 standard in the Construction Industry in Kosovo, Jeton Zogaj and Driton R. Kryeziu

Works from 2018

Road Significance for Increasing Safety in Trafficking and Regulation of Legal Infrastructure, Milaim Ahmetaj and Muhamet Ahmeti

Application of the GGU-Footing Program in Geotechnical Engineering, Hysen Ahmeti

Analysis of Accidents in The Construction Sector in Kosovo, Muhamet Ahmeti and Mimoza Sylejmani

The Treatment of Joint Shared Spaces of Collective Housing Buildings- Case Study in Prishtina, Binak Beqaj and Gentjana hasimja

Mathematical Modeling of Technological Parameters of The Work of Bucket Wheel Excavators, Ahmet Bytyçi, Nexhmi Krasniqi, and Hazir Qadraku

Groundwater hydro-chemical types in the Blinajë River Basin, Kosovo, Hazir Cadraku

Assessment of Underground Water Quality for irrigation in the Basin of Blinaja River, Kosovo, Hazir Çadraku

Road Safety Audit Interaction Between Pedestrians and Vehicles in The Junction, Nol Dedaj, Alban Ramabaja, and Fatlind Dervishi


Rehabilitation of early-age precast concrete structures: a feasibility study on an industrial complex progressively built in 1940s-1970s in Northern Italy, Bruno Del Lago, Eugenio Berretta, Visar Krelani, and Luisa Galetto

Reconstruction of Sportive Objects – Stadium of Prishtina, Besi Duraku, Nexhmi Krasniqi, and Izet Ibrahimi


Investigation of Production of Brick with Waste Coal Powder Additive, Mehmedi Vehbi Gökçe, Semiha Akçaözoğlu, and Besian Sinani


Water Losses Management in Mitrovica region, Faruk Hajrizi and Izet Ibrahimi

Repair and Strengthening of R/C beams with carbon fibers and its application in our region, Ilir Hetemi and Arbnor Hetemi

Ferro-Nickel Slag (Drenas, Kosova) Use on Production of Mixed Cement for High Performance Concrete, Izet Ibrahimi and Muhamet Ahmeti

Improvement of Quality In The New Glass Through The Combination Of Fly Ash, Slags Of Ferronickel And Glass Residues, Izet Ibrahimi, Faruk Hajrizi, and Nexhmi Krasniqi


Challenges of Real Estate Appraisers in Kosovo, Marjan Ivezaj

Incorporation of the New Structures in the Historical Context, Besa Jagxhiu

Yu81 vs Eurocode in calculation of seismic forces, Arbëresha Kastrati

Assessing the impact of infrastructure for economic competitiveness – evidence from Kosovo, Visar Krelani

Self-healing capacity due to different exposure conditions based on Kosovo environment, Visar Krelani and Driton R. Kryeziu

Green Concrete made with Recycled Concrete Aggregates: Fresh and Hardened Properties, Driton R. Kryeziu, Armend Muja, Fisnik Kadiu, Visar Krelani, Besian Sinani, and Mevlan Qafleshi

Impact of planning and “profit driven construction”, in “Unsustainability of the city of Prishtina”, Elvida Pallaska

Existing masonry structures under seismic impact and their reinforcement, Asrim Rapuca

Mapping of Geothermal Features in Region of Ferizaj-Kosovo, Bekim Selimi and Hazir Çadraku


Does an(y) order exist within the Structural Art, Feti Selmani

Management of Drinkable Water Losses in The Water Supplay Sector of Malisheva, Burim Sopaj, Nexhmi Krasniqi, and Hazir Cadraku

The parameters of construction pollution index, Afrim Syla

Audit of Canalization Network Concerned with Removal of Sewage In Rahovec, Arton Thaqi, Nexhmi Krasniqi, and Faruk Hajrizi


Adaptation of Wood Processing Engineers to New Technologies, Ramadan Topuzi and Arben Bejtja

Flood and Source Protection for Wellfield “Pusi i Atit”-Grejokvc - Suhareke, Sokol Xhafa, Egzona Bejtullahu, Muhamet Ahmeti, and Alberina Gashi

Assessment of enterprise level management in construction sector in Kosovo, Emine Daci Zejnullahi, Jeton Zogaj, Sibel Halko-Shatri, Besim Duraku, Arton Thaqi, Burim Sopaj, Gezim Krasniqi, and Valdrin Hoxha

Works from 2017

Landslide hazard for the residents of Shipitull Village in the South-West surface mine of Sibovc, Hysen Ahmeti and Vehbi Duraku


Negative Impacts (SBS) in residential buildings case studies from Kosovo, Muhamet Ahmeti and Mimoza Sylejmani

Micro armed concrete and cracks on slabs, Patriot Ahmeti, Visar Krelani, Besian Sianani, and Armend Mujaj

Effect of fly ash on setting times of concrete Comparison of result by using Kosovo’s and Japan’s fly ash, Anjeza Alaj and Tatsuya Numao


P.M. 2.5 and Air Pollution in Prishtina, Rushiti Bardh, Futko Annea, Zeka Blin, and Musliu Afete

Interrelation between constructions, materialization and infrastructure of new buildings in Prishtina, Binak Beqaj, Muhamet Ahmeti, and Visar Krelani

Geothermal sources in the Republic of Kosovo, Hazir Çadraku

Method of research method of impact of accidents of the communication and preventive measures, Nol Dedaj and Valon Dedaj

Key Lecture - Self-Healing Capacity for a Sustainable High Performance Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composite, Liberato Ferrara, Visar Krelani, Saulo Rocha Ferreira, and Romildo Dias Toledo Filho

Geological-Technical Research on The Best Path Adoption For The Road Tetovo-Prizren, Idaver Huseini, Nexhmi Krasniqi, Izet Ibrahimi, and Asan Idrizi

Enhancement in asphalt concrete qualities by utilizing Ferronickel slag, Izet Ibrahimi, Muhamet Ahmeti, and Nexhmi Krasniqi

Challenges of Real Estate Appraisers in Kosovo, Marjan Ivezaj

Use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Heritage Buildings in Kosovo, Besar Jagxhiu and Ferhat Bejtullahu

Siphon rainwater drainage and advantages with larger buildings, Naim Krasniqi, Paul Galligan, Nexhmi Krasniqi, Idaver Huseini, and Izet Ibrahimi

Animal By-Products and Waste Processing and Extermination Technology and Environmental Preservation, Nexhmi Krasniqi, Islam Fejza, Izet Ibrahimi, Vlerë Krasniqi, and Idaver Huseini


Reducing the Porosity and Sealing Cracks by Using Crystalline Admixture in Conventional Concrete, Visar Krelani and Liberato Ferrara

Correlations between non-destructive (UPV) and destructive tests of conventional concrete using high-early strength cement, Driton R. Kryeziu, Armend Mujaj, Visar Krelani, Mevlan Qafleshi, and Fisnik Kadiu

The effect of (L/d) ratio in the strength of metallic elements under the central compression based on SKEN-1993-1-1, Armend Mujaj, Driton R. Kryeziu, Besian Sianani, Visar Krelani, and Fisnik Kadiu


Developing a new total sediment transport formula, Davut Okeu, Sokol Xhafa, Sevdije Govori, and Majlinda Daci


Using of proper pavement material for the Intersections with slow-moving traffic, Bekim Selimi

Form and Logic of structures, F. H. Selmani

Theoretical Investigation of Concrete Beams Reinforced with Steel and Fiber Reinforced Polymer Bars, Besian Sianani, Metin Hakan Severcan, and Ilker Fatih Kara


The effect of Particles PM10 and PM2.5 in dust emission of urban infrastructure from Thermal Power Plant Technology Kosovo, Afrim Syla

Source Protection: Environment Impact of Waste Water Treatment Plant at Mramor – Badovc Lake, Sokol Xhafa, Ilir Abdullahu, Davut Okcu, Sabrie Spahiu, and Ninez Kosumi

Works from 2016


Effects of Sustainable Materials in Construction, Environment and Health, Muhamet Ahmeti, Mimoza Sylejmani, and Vlora Aliu