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CSIC Winter 2016 Newsletter

CSIC's Winter 2016 Newsletter has been published, read it below

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Welcome to the winter 2016 edition of the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction newsletter. We hope you enjoy this issue.  Please forward to any colleagues who may be interested. If you would like to hear more about CSIC or find out how you can get involved please contact us. To subscribe to the CSIC newsletter click here

Dr Jennifer Schooling, Director, Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction


Highlights


 

sa carousel elshafie tunnel opt 255x120Organisations invited to apply for
Phase 2 CSIC Partnership 

Why join CSIC? Partnering enables collaboration, knowledge transfer and open engagement to deliver tangible value to organisations like yours. Read more and download the Expression of Interest                                                                        form here.

 

SmartInfrastuctureimage 255x120What is Smart Infrastructure? 
A new paper by CSIC and industry partners defines, and 
sets out the economic landscape of, smart infrastructure, which brings a global opportunity worth £2trn-4.8trn.  Comments on the paper are invited through the CSIC website here.

DfT report cover opt 255x120CSIC Report for DfT Published 
Outlining a series of policy recommendations for the Government's Transport Chief Scientific Advisor, the report aims to provide a framework for future development that makes for a 'smarter', leaner, greener and more cohesive approach to transport                                                                       infrastructure. More


News


 

Jason tunnelCSIC to collaborate on 3 new Innovate UK projects 
The projects, led by CSIC collaborators Unit98Power and Costain, are funded by the First of a Kind Deployment of Innovation competition from Innovate UK for new infrastructure technologies in real-world                                                           environments. More

 

Victorian tunnelUsing new sensing technology to understand the complex structural response of masonry arch bridges
CSIC, with Network Rail, is monitoring an operational Victorian viaduct to understand the dynamic response and identify the mechanisms that drive its long-term                                                                       degradation. More

Staffordshire Alliance - Underbridge 11 - LiamCreating smart infrastructure through smart alliances  
Collaboration between industry and academia brings benefits to all stakeholders.The Staffordshire Alliance provides an award-winning example of the positive effects of collaboration. More

Mind the gapMind the gap  
Supporting the national drive to inspire more women to build careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), we introduce a series of interviews that showcases the talent and diversity of women working in science and engineering with                                                                   CSIC. More

ICE logoCSIC Best Practice Guides published by ICE
Four guides written by CSIC’s leading experts across the fields of asset management, wireless sensors, distributed fibre optic strain sensing and bridge monitoring can now be purchased individually or as a set from ICE                                                              Publishing. More

Interface focusAdvances in sensing will shape the future of Smart Infrastructure 
The potential of advances in sensor systems could radically alter methods of condition assessment and monitoring of infrastructure. Understanding performance will lead to better designs and less                                                                           waste. More

SCIREPlogocrop.jpgGround-breaking MEMS vibration energy harvester paper by CSIC researchers published in Nature Scientific Reports 
Reporting the experimental observation of up to 28 orders of parametric resonance, which has, until now, only been predicted in the theoretical realm. More

ICE Bridge engineeringManagement of structural monitoring data of bridges using BIM 
The article written by CSIC researchers, forms part of a themed issue of ICE Bridge Engineering on Information Technology in Bridge Engineering and Construction, and is freely available for download. More

 

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