The Continuum Mechanics and Structures Division of the University Institute for Intelligent Systems and Numerical Applications in Engineering works on the following research lines:

- Dynamic Soil-Structure and Structure-Soil-Structure Interaction
- Dynamic response of land based and offshore wind turbines
- Impedances of shallow and deep foundations
- Soil-Water-Structure Interaction. Seismic response of dams
- Dynamic analysis of porous media
- Acoustic pollution. Noise propagation and acoustic barriers
- Propagation of waves in water
- Boundary Element Methods and its application to dynamic problems.
- Earthquake Engineering