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Transforming infrastructure through smarter information
 
Read more at: Vision On
Vision On

Vision On

Head of CSIC, Professor Robert Mair talked Research, Innovation and Infrastructure at a joint BSI/ISO event held recently at the Royal Academy of Engineering, titled ‘A Vision for Infrastructure’.


Read more at: Setting Standards in Rail-Led Urban Innovation
Setting Standards in Rail-Led Urban Innovation

Setting Standards in Rail-Led Urban Innovation

CSIC jointly convened a specialist workshop on rail-led urban innovation with the UK Science and Innovation Network (British Consulate General) in San Francisco, with industry sponsorship from AECOM and Arup.


Read more at: UtterBerry sensor scoops award for industry
UtterBerry sensor scoops award for industry

UtterBerry sensor scoops award for industry

The UtterBerry, an intelligent wireless sensor system using the world’s smallest wireless sensors, has won an innovation award and is poised to take industry by storm.


Read more at: Industry partners 'chit-chat'
Industry partners 'chit-chat'

Industry partners 'chit-chat'

There was competition on the croquet lawn at Trinity Hall but the CSIC Summer Event for Industry Partners was altogether convivial and informative.


Read more at: Managing the value of assets - the foundations of smart infrastructure asset management
Managing the value of assets - the foundations of smart infrastructure asset management

Managing the value of assets - the foundations of smart infrastructure asset management

In February this year the ISO 55000 family of standards on asset management was published bringing worldwide attention to through-life management of physical assets.


Read more at: When sensors make sense
When sensors make sense

When sensors make sense

High-quality infrastructure is the backbone of modern society, not only supporting economic growth and social mobility, but also everyday life itself. Structural monitoring of infrastructure is crucial but can be valueless unless it is carefully designed and deployed. CSIC's Dr Phil Catton, explores the importance of understanding the value of information to directly support informed decisions.


Read more at: Good vibrations for Forth Road Bridge
Good vibrations for Forth Road Bridge

Good vibrations for Forth Road Bridge

As celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the Forth Road Bridge reached their peak in September, a team from the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) prepares to meet future engineering challenges facing the Scottish landmark.


Read more at: CSIC shortlisted for prestigious industry awards
CSIC shortlisted for prestigious industry awards

CSIC shortlisted for prestigious industry awards

CSIC was shortlisted for three significant International Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards for 2014, including Young Tunneller of the Year.


Read more at: Making sense of infrastructure: Prof Robert Mair, University of Cambridge, interviews Prof Bill Spencer, University of Illinois
Making sense of infrastructure: Prof Robert Mair, University of Cambridge, interviews Prof Bill Spencer, University of Illinois

Making sense of infrastructure: Prof Robert Mair, University of Cambridge, interviews Prof Bill Spencer, University of Illinois

Professor Robert Mair has been interviewed in conversation with CSIC’s International Advisory Group member Professor Bill Spencer, Director of the Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory, University of Illinois. Prof Spencer discusses his work in infrastructure monitoring, including the world-record holding Jindo Bridge...


Read more at: CSIC creates a live laboratory
CSIC creates a live laboratory

CSIC creates a live laboratory

CSIC has started work to create the Centre’s first-ever live laboratory on site at the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge.


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