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CSIS Research Associate makes the case for understanding data to win the AI race

CSIC Research Associate, Didem Gurdur Broo, has written an article published by The Conversation highlighting how, in a changing world, it is the larger tech companies making the most of opportunities that Big Data and AI can provide. Outlining the challenges to other sectors, including a lack of high-quality data, an...

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Third autumn DC2 seminar brings focus to ‘smartening’ urban planning and policy

The third DC2 seminar of the autumn series featured two speakers exploring approaches to ‘smartening’ urban planning and policy. Franziska Sielker, Lecturer in Planning and Housing at the Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge, presented ‘A new era for city planning? Innovations and barriers to...

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Partner Strategy day 2019

Industry partners look to the future at CSIC 2019 Strategy Day

This year’s CSIC Partner Strategy Day brought together partners and academics to identify and discuss pressing industry challenges that CSIC’s future research agenda will seek to address. Robinson College hosted the fully-booked event, which attracted 30 partners from across infrastructure and construction organisations...

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CSIC partners win prestigious 2019 Fleming award

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) has announced the results of the 2019 Fleming Award. The Fleming Award is awarded by BGA to the project team which most demonstrates excellence in geotechnical design and construction. The judging panel look for teamwork across different disciplines and innovation. Three...

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CSIC champions women in science and engineering - Didem Gurdur Broo

Name: Didem Gurdur Broo - CSIC Research Associate Background – how and why did you get into engineering? I have always been interested in how things work and I was lucky to have a family who encouraged me to disassemble things to see what they had inside. Other than a few toy cars belonging to my brother, things properly...

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Smart monitoring system optimising energy efficiency at underground farm wins at NCE Tunnelling Festival Awards

A CSIC monitoring and modelling system optimising energy-efficient growing conditions at an underground hydroponic farming facility housed in former WW2 air raid shelters has won the Innovation in Tunnel Fit-Out, Operations and Maintenance Award at the New Civil Engineer (NCE) Tunnelling Festival Awards 2019. The festival...

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Head of CSIC to speak at International Workshop on Data Centric Engineering

Engineering experts from around the world are gathering at MIT, in Cambridge USA to discuss how data-centric methods can empower engineering research, education and the professional practice. Their goal is to identify salient engineering challenges and their associated methodological thrusts that will offer value...

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Robert Mair, City, University of London Anniversary Lecture

Head of CSIC presents City, University of London Anniversary Lecture

Professor Lord Robert Mair, Head of CSIC, gave the 125 th Anniversary Lecture at the City, University of London hosted by the School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering, which is part of a year of events marking City’s anniversary. The lecture titled 'Smart civil engineering infrastructure and construction'...

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Transportation Infrastructure and Interdisciplinary Interfaces on Complex Mega-Projects, Cambridge

International Brunel Lecture series comes to Cambridge

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) 12 th Brunel International Lecture Series titled ‘Transportation Infrastructure and Interdisciplinary Interfaces on Complex Mega-Projects – Dreaming Big’ by Linda Miller, a Bechtel leader currently serving as Construction Director on the new Sydney Metro Tunnels & Stations...

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Head of CSIC presents the Schiffman Lecture at Cornell University

Professor Lord Robert Mair delivered the 20th Schiffman Lecture at the Geotechnical Colloquium, Cornell University in the USA. The annual Cornell University Geotechnical Engineering Colloquium was created following a bequest by the late Dr. Robert L. Schiffman, Cornell Civil Engineering Class of 1944 and Professor Emeritus...

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