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Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction

An Innovation and Knowledge Centre funded by EPSRC and Innovate UK

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Media coverage

Image: CSIC's team being filmed in the CSIC's `Smart Tunnel' for BBC Click

CSIC’s work is regularly featured in media publications and programmes. 

CSIC regularly contributes to Infrastructure Intelligence, the industry go-to independent digital and print title, produced by the Association for Consultancy and Engineering.

Recent Infrastructure Intelligence articles

CSIC produces articles written by members of the team highlighting new technologies, research and industry deployments including:


Other recently published articles

Adrian Quine talks to Professor Robert Mair and Jennifer Schooling about innovating Britain's road network for article in, December 2015

Civil Engineering Surveyor Article - Making the Visible the Invisible January 2015

CSIC’s innovative work on fibre optic smart sensors for a number of Industry Partner Cementation Skanska projects has provided data “that could be the key to pile testing giving results that enable performance-based design”, according to an article, Pile testing: Proven Performance in the June edition of Ground Engineering

CSIC's Kenichi Soga, Cedric Kechavarzi, Philip Keenan, Laing O'Rourke's Musa Chunge and Arup's Vivien Kwan explain how embedding distributed fibre optic sensors in concrete offers a new approach to visualising underground concrete structural quality and assessing subsurface structural performance in January 2015 issue of the Civil Engineering Surveyor pages 47 and 48

CSIC made front-page news on the award-winning, monthly flagship magazine of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Civil Engineering which reaches an audience of 140,000 civil engineers worldwide

CSIC’s Smart Tunnel featured in the BBC technology flagship programme, Click, which was broadcast around the world

CSIC’s Head, Professor Lord Robert Mair, was interviewed by the Financial Times about the effects of London’s subterranean building boom

A video featuring CSIC’s work went viral. London Evolution Animation (LEA) attracted more than 350,000 YouTube hits and unprecedented numbers of re-tweets from @guardiancities and @guardian

New Civil Engineer: Where the Smart Money is, by Ben Cronin. Interview with CSIC Director, Dr Jennifer Schooling and CSIC Business Development Manager, Phil Keenan

CSIC’s Head, Professor Mair and CSIC PhD student Matthew Wilcock talked about the relevance of CSIC’s work to government and industry on the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) online news programme made in association with ITN Productions, highlighting the importance and relevance of research funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

CSIC Head, Professor Robert Mair was a guest speaker at the Hay Festival, one of the most prestigious literary festivals in the world, see our article here


"CSIC’s articles are among the best read on the Infrastructure Intelligence website. They give the infrastructure community insight and advance warning of innovation and new thinking that will change and challenge the sector"

Jackie Whitelaw, Associate Editor, Infrastructure Intelligence