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Laing O'Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology

A selection of research from the Construction Information Technology Laboratory.

Building Information Modelling School

16 July 2020

The University of Cambridge is organising an online Building Information Modelling (BIM) school, running from 7-11 December 2020. This school, organised by Centre academic Dr Ioannis Brilakis , is part of a series of training events of the Cloud BIM European Training Network (CBIM ETN). Building Information Modelling (BIM...

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Construction Engineering Master's - delivering online

Construction Engineering Master’s course delivers teaching online

14 May 2020

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the University of Cambridge’s Construction Engineering Master’s rapidly actioned contingency plans to adapt the programme’s delivery - turning 5 days of face-to-face teaching into remotely delivered supervisor meetings, feedback sessions and teaching for students around the world...

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CIT Lab - Digital twin research

Funding secured for research aimed at improving construction using Digital Twins

1 May 2020

Dr Ioannis Brilakis, Director of the Department’s Construction Information Technology (CIT) Lab group (part of the Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology) and visiting Professor Rafael Sacks, have been awarded grant funding to enhance building progress monitoring and quality control through Digital Building Twins.

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Methodology for quantifying the benefits of offsite construction

Report launch: Methodology for quantifying the benefits of offsite construction

13 March 2020

CIRIA and the Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology, University of Cambridge, are pleased to announce the launch of a new guidance report entitled Methodology for quantifying the benefits of offsite construction (C792).

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Dr Didem Gurdur Broo awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship

Dr Didem Gurdur Broo awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship

10 March 2020

Dr Didem Gurdur Broo has been awarded a prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to develop a conceptual framework for human-centred sustainable future cyber-physical systems. This fellowship will enable her to undertake a new research project in collaboration with Professor Leifer’s designX research lab at Stanford University.

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Construction Engineering Masters

The Construction Engineering Masters leadership programme calls for more women to enrol

21 February 2020

The Construction Engineering Masters (CEM) programme educates future leaders and innovators in the architecture, engineering and construction industry and provides a source of talent to drive transformation of the industry. Applications for the two-year, part-time course have increased in number, but organisers are calling for more women to enrol.

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Dr MacAskill interviewed for series on 'Disasters Engineered'

Core academic interviewed for Discovery Channel documentary series

10 February 2020

University Lecturer, Dr Kristen MacAskill, was interviewed to feature in two episodes of the Disasters Engineered documentary series currently airing in the UK. This series serves as a timely reminder of the importance of not only the technical competence of engineers but also the values and ethics that underpin the engineering profession. Dr MacAskill reflects on the series.

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Construction Engineering Masters 2020

Discover the leadership programme for the construction industry: the Construction Engineering Master’s degree.

15 January 2020

Empower the emerging leaders in your company through this unique, part-time leadership programme at the University of Cambridge.

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Cloud-based Building Information Modelling

PhD studentships advertised as part of the Cloud-based Building Information Modelling (CBIM) training network

13 November 2019

The following PhD studentships are available at the University of Cambridge on the European Commission-funded, Marie Sklodowska-Curie "CBIM" European Training Network (ETN).

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Infrastructure Computer Vision - news

Infrastructure Computer Vision – Book available for pre-order

28 October 2019

Pre-order the soon-to-be-released Infrastructure Computer Vision to explore advanced information and sensing technologies, and how to apply them to individual projects.

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