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BIM Today features CSIC multi-sensing project bringing smart innovation to heritage asset

Sam Cocking, a PhD student at CSIC working under the supervision of Prof Matthew DeJong, features in industry publication BIM Today writing about a collaborative structural health monitoring project bringing smart innovation to a heritage asset.

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CSIC director featured in RICS monthly magazine

CSIC Director Dr Jennifer Schooling features in this month’s Royal Institution for Chartered Surveyors (RICS) magazine, Modus.

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Head of CSIC gives opening presentation at NIC Future of Infrastructure 2019

Professor Lord Robert Mair, Head of CSIC, gave the opening presentation at the National Infrastructure Commission’s Future of Infrastructure 2019 conference

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CSIC moves into pioneering new building in west Cambridge

CSIC moved into the new Civil Engineering building last week, which houses the National Research Facility in Infrastructure Sensing (NRFIS), as part of the Department of Engineering’s ‘Move West’ strategy.

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“Time is running out. Each and every engineer can make a difference – but we need to speak up, use data and act now” – CSIC publishes paper on smart sustainability

CSIC hosted a roundtable discussion during the 2018 Global Engineering Conference at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London to explore exploiting data as an engineering tool to mitigate climate change and a paper summarising this discussion has been published today.

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Round-up of ICSIC 2019

The International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction (ICSIC), held at Churchill College Cambridge last week, brought together world-leading experts from the increasingly dynamic field of smart infrastructure and construction including academics, practitioners and policy makers from infrastructure planning, construction, asset management, smart cities and sensing.

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Head of CSIC champions modern engineering as multidisciplinary endeavour at Lords debate on funding

Professor Lord Robert Mair welcomes investment in further education and brings focus to funding of higher education at a Lords debate on the Augar Review of Post-18 Education and Funding.

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CSIC 2019 Annual Review now available

The 2019 CSIC Annual Review has been published and is now available online.

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Job opportunity: University Lecturer in Structural Engineering

The Civil Engineering division of the University of Cambridge’s Department for Engineering is advertising for a University Lecturer in Structural Engineering.

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CSIC projects shortlisted for three NCE TechFest Awards

Announcement of the New Civil Engineer TechFest Awards 2019 shortlists includes two CSIC projects as finalists for three awards.

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NRFIS launched online

The National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing (NRFIS) has launched its website and Twitter account this week.

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Visiting student wins award from home university

Gianluigi Della Ragione, a visiting student to CSIC, received an award for the best student in the structural and geotechnical engineering department in 2019 from the University of Naples Federico II.

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Sakthy Selvakumaran awarded Newnham College Research Fellowship

PhD student at the Laing O'Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology receives research fellowship to continue work in satellite monitoring of infrastructure.

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Digitalisation for smarter cities paper published by ICE Journal of Smart Infrastructure and Construction

A paper titled ‘Digitalisation for smarter cities: moving from a static to a dynamic view’ co-authored by CSIC Research Associates and Investigators has been published by the Institution for Civil Engineers (ICE) Journal of Smart Infrastructure and Construction (SMIC).

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Dr Anne Kemp awarded OBE

Dr Anne Kemp, Chair of the UK BIM Alliance and Fellow and Technical Director for Digital Engineering and BIM Strategy and Development at Atkins has been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for 2019 for services to Digital Construction Innovation.

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CSIC rockfall monitoring system wins Rail Partnership award

CSIC fibre optic sensing systems designed for Hooley Cutting, which carries the main railway line from London to Brighton through the North Downs, won the Best Use of Technology award at the Rail Partnership Awards held last night (5 June), in Birmingham.

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International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction full programme now online

The full programme for the International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction (ICSIC), that takes place at Churchill College, Cambridge, is now available to view online.

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CSIC collaborations shortlisted for best use of technology award

Two CSIC projects have been shortlisted for the Rail Partnership Awards 2019. ‘Structural Health Monitoring Systems’ and ‘Smart Railway Infrastructure’ have both been shortlisted for the Best Use of Technology category which recognises suppliers that have used new technologies to help transform Britain’s railway demonstrating new ways of working, cutting-edge technologies or novel approaches that benefit users.

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Environment Agency Karen Alford talks digital transformation in ICE Knowledge Podcast

The process of digitising assets and increasing importance of data curation and sharing is discussed in an Institution of Engineers (ICE) Knowledge Podcast featuring Karen Alford, Flood and Coastal Risk Manager for the Environment Agency, specialising in asset data and information.

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CSIC collaborative paper wins prestigious ASCE award

A paper co-authored by CSIC researchers and academics has been awarded the 2019 James Croes Medal from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

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Mind the Gap

Supporting the national drive to inspire more women to build careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), CSIC features a series of interviews to showcase the talent and diversity of women working in science and engineering with CSIC.

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Principal Tower featured in The Structural Engineer

An article about the design and construction of Principal Tower, London, has been published in the Structural Engineer Journal, the flagship publication of the Institution of Structural Engineers.

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Director of CSIC presents keynote lecture at the Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management

Dr Jennifer Schooling OBE, Director of CSIC, presented a keynote lecture at UCL’s Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management as part of a programme to bring together leading practitioners, academics and professionals in project management, economics and construction to share experience and spark discussions around the future of infrastructure.

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CNBC programme features Energy Efficient Cities Initiative, CSIC and Alan Turing Institute collaborative project

An underground farming project is the focus for a business and finance cable television network CNBC programme presenting research aimed at reducing energy consumption. The programme features CSIC investigator and head of the cross-disciplinary Energy Efficient Cities Initiative (EECi) Dr Ruchi Choudhary and EECi PhD researcher Melanie Jans-Singh.

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CSIC showcases Smart Infrastructure at the 2019 Cambridge Science Festival

The Department of Engineering welcomed more than 1,000 people on Saturday (16 March) for a day of activities, demonstrations and talks for the annual Cambridge Science Festival.

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CSIC in final shortlist for Ground Engineering Awards 2019

CSIC has been shortlisted in six categories for the Ground Engineering Awards 2019, for the Hooley Cuttings Fibre Optic Sensing project.

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Director of CSIC talks data and digital twins in BIM+ interview

BIM+, the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) publication, has published an interview with CSIC Director Dr Jennifer Schooling OBE that discusses BIM as information management across the whole lifecycle of an asset.

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CSIC and Smart Cambridge plan to improve journeys to work

The future of commuting into Cambridge, including how congestion can be reduced and air quality improved, will be explored as part of a new collaboration between CSIC and Smart Cambridge.

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