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Read more at: Capitalising Construction article by Musa Chunge published in Infrastructure Intelligence
Capitalising Construction article by Musa Chunge published in Infrastructure Intelligence

Capitalising Construction article by Musa Chunge published in Infrastructure Intelligence

What do we build, how do we build it and who are we building for? These three critical questions must be addressed as we tackle infrastructure problems in the developing world. With many UK contractors and consultants operating internationally these questions will arise, and must be addressed, says Musa Chunge who recently completed his MPhil research with CSIC


Read more at: CSIC Head backs tunnelling as antidote to Cambridge congestion
CSIC Head backs tunnelling as antidote to Cambridge congestion

CSIC Head backs tunnelling as antidote to Cambridge congestion

Solutions to Cambridge’s traffic problems are on the agenda following a call for the City Deal assembly to consider more radical solutions.


Read more at: Making visible the invisible – what consultants want to know
Making visible the invisible – what consultants want to know

Making visible the invisible – what consultants want to know

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.


Read more at: Wireless sensing article by CSIC's Kenichi Soga in Infrastructure Intelligence
Wireless sensing article by CSIC's Kenichi Soga in Infrastructure Intelligence

Wireless sensing article by CSIC's Kenichi Soga in Infrastructure Intelligence

In recent years sensor and communications research has been undergoing a quiet revolution, promising to have significant impact on a new generation of monitoring technologies for civil engineering infrastructure, says Professor Kenichi Soga of CSIC.


Read more at: Smart talking by CSIC’s Campbell Middleton on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
Smart talking by CSIC’s Campbell Middleton on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Smart talking by CSIC’s Campbell Middleton on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

CSIC’s Cam Middleton appeared on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire’s Sue Dougan show to discuss how CSIC technologies are helping to safeguard the future of the Scotland’s Forth Road Bridge along with various other key strategic structures.


Read more at: Ground-breaking moment as James Dyson Building comes to life
Ground-breaking moment as James Dyson Building comes to life

Ground-breaking moment as James Dyson Building comes to life

Sensing tools developed at the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) will provide a central nervous system to the new James Dyson Building creating a hi-tech ‘living lab’. Construction has begun on the building, which will give those working inside it a chance to use their surroundings for research and teaching.


Read more at: Where the smart money is
Where the smart money is

Where the smart money is

Leading industry magazine New Civil Engineer interviews CSIC Director Jennifer Schooling for its Infrastructure Report 2015 to learn the latest about the future of fibre optic sensing technology. CSIC’s Phil Keenan talks business for the feature, which can be read here with kind permission from NCE (nce.co.uk).


Read more at: CSIC CSattAR and UtterBerry technologies shortlisted for Construction News Specialist Awards 2015
CSIC CSattAR and UtterBerry technologies shortlisted for Construction News Specialist Awards 2015

CSIC CSattAR and UtterBerry technologies shortlisted for Construction News Specialist Awards 2015

CSattAR and UtterBerry - two technologies that have been developed at CSIC - have been shortlisted in the Company Innovation section of the renowned Construction News Specialist Awards 2015.


Read more at: CSIC features in online news programme: `Working to Engineer a Better World'

CSIC features in online news programme: `Working to Engineer a Better World'

CSIC features in an online news programme, promoting a greater understanding of the role engineering plays in our society and economy.


Read more at: CSIC photograph hits the headlines
CSIC photograph hits the headlines

CSIC photograph hits the headlines

A photograph taken by CSIC’s Dr Mohammed Elshafie is one of 10 images to appear on The Telegraph online from the University of Cambridge’s Department of Engineering Photography Competition. The image is from a series of photographs Mohammed has taken showing a number of engineers and students at work on sites and projects, both under and above ground.


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