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CSIC Co-Investigators Matt DeJong and Giulia Viggiani with Dr Jennifer Schooling at ICSIC 2019

Image: Dr Jennifer Schooling with CSIC Investigators Dr Matt DeJong and Professor Giulia Viggiani 

CSIC Investigators

Dr Christelle Abadie
Lecturer in Civil Engineering
Professor John Orr
Lecturer in Concrete Structures
Professor Ioannis Brilakis
Laing O'Rourke Lecturer in Construction Engineering
Dr Ajith Parlikad
Reader in Asset Management
Professor Ruchi Choudhary
Reader in Architectural Engineering, Data-Centric Engineering Group Leader at The Alan Turing Institute
Dr Jennifer Schooling OBE
Director of CSIC

Professor Daping Chu
Head of the Photonics and Sensors Group

Dr Sakthy Selvakumaran
Isaac Newton Trust/Newnham College Research Fellow

Dr Matthew DeJong
Assistant Professor Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials, University of California, Berkeley

Professor Ashwin Seshia
Professor of Microsystems Technology

Dr Mohammed Elshafie
Associate Professor,
Qatar University,
University of Cambridge
Visiting Fellow

Dr Brian Sheil
Laing O'Rourke Associate Professor in Construction Engineering


Professor Mark Girolami FRSE 
Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering,
Chief Scientist, The Alan Turing Institute​

Professor Kenichi Soga
Chancellor’s Professor, University of California, Berkeley

Dr Ying Jin
Reader in Architecture and Urbanism

Dr Sam Stanier
Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering


Professor Janet Lees
Professor of Civil Engineering

Dr James Talbot
Lecturer in the Performance-based Design of Structures

Dr Dongfang Liang
Lecturer in Civil Engineering Fluid Mechanics

Professor Giulia Viggiani
Professor of Infrastructure Geotechnics


Dr Kristen MacAskill
Lecturer in Engineering, Environment and Sustainable Development
Dr Li Wan 
University Lecturer in Chinese Urban Development

Professor Lord Robert Mair CBE
Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, Director of Research, Head of CSIC



Professor Duncan McFarlane
Professor of Industrial Informational Engineering

Professor Campbell Middleton
Laing O’Rourke Professor of Construction Engineering







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Rethinking our urban spaces – CSIC Director contributes to UTS Zunz Lecture 2022

7 December 2022

Dr Jennifer Schooling, Director of the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction at Cambridge University recently participated in the UTS Zunz 2022 lecture on ‘Resetting our cities: A new balance for a low-carbon world’. As part of the annual lecture series hosted by ARUP, this year’s UTS Zunz convened several...

This month’s Smart Infrastructure Blog looks at carbon blind spots in construction

30 November 2022

CSIC Research Associate Omar Abo Madyan asks if the construction industry is on track to achieve net zero – and sets out why addressing carbon blind spots across the value chain will present new opportunities to reduce emissions and create more accurate carbon models and targets. The blog, titled ‘ Addressing carbon blind...