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CSIC secures six nominations for the NCE Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards 2015

last modified Oct 08, 2015 03:07 PM
Heba Bevan and Mehdi Alhaddad, both PhD students at CSIC, have secured six award nominations for the NCE Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards 2015, to be announced in London on 3 Dec 2015.

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New Civil Engineer Editor, Mark Hansford, said: “This year's finalists have all demonstrated how the international tunnelling industry has continued to drive innovation and improve safety. Picking our winners is a tough challenge and this year we are helped with a greatly expanded panel of judges representing clients, academia, consultants and contractors from across the globe. The winners will be truly exceptional.”

The CSIC nominations are:

Design Innovation Award: Crossrail C704 - CSattAR - Convergence Monitoring of Central Line Influenced by Crossrail's TBM Crossing

Ground Investigation and Monitoring Award: Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction - CSattAR - CSattAR Monitoring 

Rising Star of the Year Award: Heba Bevan - UtterBerry

Safety Initiative of the Year Award: UtterBerry - UtterBerry Wireless Sensor Systems

Technical Innovation of the Year Award: Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction - CSattAR - CsattAR Monitoring 

Technical Innovation of the Year Award: UtterBerry - UtterBerry Wireless Sensor Systems

CSIC is defending the prestigious Ground Investigation and Monitoring Award, which commends innovation and excellence in site investigations. Last year CSIC’s Smart Tunnel project, which showcased the UtterBerry wireless sensor system, fibre optic and photogrammetric technologies, won the award. This year CSattAR monitoring, developed by Mehdi Alhaddad, is on the shortlist.

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