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Read more at: FIBE alumnus Deryck Chan awarded second prize in ICE Emerging Engineers Awards 2020

FIBE alumnus Deryck Chan awarded second prize in ICE Emerging Engineers Awards 2020

20 August 2021

FIBE alumnus Deryck Chan won the second prize in the Institution of Civil Engineer's Emerging Engineers award in October 2020, for presenting his doctoral research project on basement heave in over-consolidated clay. His paper on centrifuge and numerical modelling of basement heave earned him a spot in the international...


Read more at: FIBE Conference 2021

FIBE Conference 2021

11 March 2021

On behalf of the Centre of Doctoral Training in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment (FIBE CDT), cohort 5 would like to welcome you to our 5th annual conference. To round off five successful cohorts of FIBE1 CDT, the theme of this year's conference is taken from the CDT name; ‘Future Infrastructure and the Built...


Read more at: Sally O'Brien's research secondment at the Alan Turing Institute
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Sally O'Brien's research secondment at the Alan Turing Institute

18 September 2020

In January 2020, I began a six-month research placement at the Alan Turing Institute in London, as part of the Alan Turing Institute Enrichment Scheme. The Enrichment scheme offers students currently enrolled on a doctoral programme at a UK university the opportunity to join the Alan Turing Institute for up to 12 months...


Read more at: Jennifer Ward George invited to the Centre for Geopolitics to speak as a panellist on the Politics of Emergency Shelter
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Jennifer Ward George invited to the Centre for Geopolitics to speak as a panellist on the Politics of Emergency Shelter

23 July 2020

The Centre for Geopolitics has been hosting a series of online panels, alongside a new, global “conversations” website to foster discussion between the academic community and practitioners about the many ways the world order will be changed by the coronavirus crisis. As part of this series, FIBE PhD student, Jennifer Ward...


Read more at: Jason Pelekis - 6 month secondment in Berkeley University, USA
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Jason Pelekis - 6 month secondment in Berkeley University, USA

28 February 2020

Jason Pelekis, final year PhD student from Cohort 1, visited the University of California at Berkeley as a Visiting Researcher for six months. During his stay, he was part of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering where he worked closely with PEER experts. PEER is the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research...


Read more at: Jennifer Ward George at the Global Young Scientists Summit in Singapore
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Jennifer Ward George at the Global Young Scientists Summit in Singapore

13 February 2020

In 2019, universities from across the world nominated students to attend the 2020 Global Young Scientists Summit. From these nominations, the National Research Foundation of Singapore selected around 300 delegates to engage in discussions on key areas of science with recipients of the Nobel Prize, Fields Medal, Millenium...


Read more at: Francesca O'Hanlon - Founder of Blue Tap
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Francesca O'Hanlon - Founder of Blue Tap

11 February 2020

Francesca O’Hanlon, 3 rd year FIBE CDT PhD student is also CEO of Blue Tap, a technology company that creates products to improve access to high quality drinking water in low resource settings. Blue Tap was first created in 2013 while Francesca was doing an Engineers Without Borders UK project to find a more reliable way...


Read more at: Lucy Harris - Conference in Harbin, China
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Lucy Harris - Conference in Harbin, China

24 January 2020

In January 2020, 3rd year PhD student Lucy Harris travelled to Harbin, China for the 2020 SPHERIC (Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Engineering and Research International Community) Workshop. She gave a presentation there on the topic of “MPM simulation of wave interaction with a porous vertical wall”, based on the paper...


Read more at: Christiana Symrilli & Sakthy Selvakumaran win an ICE Publishing Award
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Christiana Symrilli & Sakthy Selvakumaran win an ICE Publishing Award

30 October 2019

PhD students from the Engineering Department win the ICE Environmental Engineering and Science Prize (Journal Prize for best paper in journal). Christiana and Sakthy, as lead authors, will receive their award at the ICE Awards Ceremony in October.


Read more at: Robert Rouse wins prestigious Industrial Fellowship by the Prince Albert's Royal Comission
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Robert Rouse wins prestigious Industrial Fellowship by the Prince Albert's Royal Comission

25 October 2019

Congratulations to FIBE student Robert Rouse who has been awarded a prestigious Industrial Fellowship worth up to £80,000 by the Prince Albert’s Royal Commision. Robert is one of 9 of the UK’s most talented young scientists and engineers to be named in the awards. This award will allow Robert to develop and apply machine...