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National Geotechnical Centrifuge Facility

About us

The world-leading National Geotechnical Centrifuge Facility (NGCF) undertakes state-of-the art physical modelling of complex geotechnical problems to address key challenges in offshore and onshore geotechnical engineering.

  • National Geotechnical Centrifuge Facility established in 2016
  • Largest geotechnical centre facility in the world
  • UWA is ranked first in Australia (10th globally) for Marine/ Ocean Engineering (2021 AWRU)
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The NGCF seek to:

  • serve the academic and industry geotechnical engineering communities nationally and worldwide
  • support research and advance knowledge in soil behaviour and foundation engineering
  • develop and provide solutions for geotechnical design
  • assist in training the next generation of geotechnical engineers.

Our supporters

The NGCF was created thanks to the financial support of the Australian Research Council (LE120100011), The University of Western Australia, the University of Newcastle, the University of Wollongong, the University of Queensland, Monash University and the University of Adelaide.

Have a question?
Get in touch with us

(+61 8) 6488 1142
8.30am–5.00pm (AWST), Monday to Friday


Ocean Marine Research Centre,
Building 453 (Corner of Fairway and
Fairway Entrance 4)

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