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Laing O'Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology



Juan graduated in March 2020 after submitting his PhD entitled: 'Roads to adaptation: Understanding adaptation planning of urban road infrastructure'.

Juan is an expert in urban resilience and adaptation of urban infrastructure to climate change. He is a Colombian Civil Engineering Professional graduated with the Degree of Honour from the National University of Colombia in 2014. He is a DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Alumni and currently a scholar from the Rodolfo Llinas Scholarship awarded by the city of Bogotá, Colombia and from the Cambridge Trust Scholarship. He was a PhD Research Student of Cohort 2 in the Future Infrastructure and Built Environment Centre for Doctoral Training of the Engineering Department, where he also finished a Master in Research in 2016.

PhD Research Project: Roads to adaptation: Understanding adaptation planning of urban road infrastructure.

Supervisor: Dr Kristen MacAskill

Co-supervisors: Dr Alice Moncaster and Dr Stuart Haigh

PhD student (2016 - 2020)
EPSRC CDT in Future Infrastructure & Built Environment
Juan Sebastian Canavera-Herrera