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Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction

Transforming infrastructure through smarter information
 

Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC)

An Innovation and Knowledge Centre funded by EPSRC, Innovate UK and Industry Partners, CSIC is a world-leading centre in the development of smart infrastructure and data-driven solutions to enable smarter whole-life asset management decisions, for both new infrastructure and existing assets. Through the University of Cambridge, CSIC is an active member of the UK Collaboratorium for Research on Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC) and is hosted in the UKCRIC-funded National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing (NRFIS).

We collaborate with partner organisations across policy, standards and industry to accelerate the timeframe for smart infrastructure innovations to become part of the industry mainstream, effecting transformative change and delivering benefits to all stakeholders.

CSIC works at a number of strategic levels to influence and inform changes required to secure greater efficiency in the design, construction and operation of our infrastructure, providing leadership in exploiting data from monitoring real infrastructure performance to reduce carbon, increase resilience and preserve resources.  

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Read CSIC discussion papers: Flourishing Systems: re-envisioning infrastructure as a platform for human flourishingSmart Sustainability: exploiting data in engineering to mitigate climate change; Smart Infrastructure: getting more from strategic assests

Latest news

Read CSIC paper on pile monitoring

15 April 2021

A paper on the distributed fiber optic (FO) monitoring of a continuous flight auger (CFA) pile has been published in the Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering journal. The open access paper, authored by Yi Rui, Nicholas de Battista, Cedric Kechavarzi, Xiaomin Xu and Mei Yin and titled ‘ Distributed fiber optic...

CSIC Smart Infrastructure Blog on Computer Vision for civil engineering published today

31 March 2021

This month’s CSIC Smart Infrastructure Blog by Vladimir Vilde, CSIC Research Associate, invites industry practitioners interested in deploying Computer Vision-based solutions to join a new special interest group. The Blog follows a CSIC workshop, led by Vilde, held earlier this year where there was expressed interest from...