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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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Sakthy top 100 influential women

Sakthy Selvakumaran recognised as one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Engineering

18 October 2019

Sakthy Selvakumaran, Researcher at the Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology, University of Cambridge, has been announced as one of the top 100 Most Influential Women in the Engineering Sector.

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Trimble Fund

Trimble Fund – Call for Proposals (2019/2020)

10 October 2019

The Laing O'Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology administers the Trimble Fund - a ten year, £500k commitment from Trimble to the University of Cambridge. Submit your applications for research funds before 1 November 2019.

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Cloud-based Building Information Modelling

Cloud-based Building Information Modelling (CBIM) - Call for PhD & Post Doc applications

8 October 2019

The “Cloud BIM” (CBIM) training network aims to set the foundations for generating and exploiting digital twins of existing assets. It will make a step change in addressing the practical barriers to the concept and train capable Early Stage Researchers (ESRs).

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Eva Agapaki - IET award

Centre PhD student Eva Agapaki shortlisted as finalist for IET innovation award

30 September 2019

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) innovation awards recognise and celebrate the very best new innovations across the breadth of science, engineering and technology. This year the IET received over 360 entries for the innovation awards and we are delighted to announce that they have shortlisted Eva Agapaki in the category of "Information Technology".

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Machine Learning for Construction Scheduling

Machine Learning for Construction Scheduling

23 September 2019

After the launch of the research partnership between the University of Cambridge’s Construction Information Technology (CIT) Lab, nPlan and Kier , the Cambridge team continues to make progress in the exploration of the integrated schedule execution framework comprised of process benchmarking and delay-prediction tools.

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Construction Engineering Masters Dissertation Conference

Construction Engineering Master’s cohort deliver research results at dissertation conference

11 September 2019

Future leaders in the business of construction present their research to help advance the construction industry and support transformation.

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Dr Tharaka Gunawardena's visit to UK

Dr Tharaka Gunawardena's visit to UK

6 September 2019

The Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology was delighted to meet Dr Tharaka Gunawardena of the Centre for Advanced Manufacturing of Prefabricated Housing in the University of Melbourne

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Wind Africa

Wind Africa: improving foundation design for wind turbines to support sustainable energy in Africa

21 August 2019

Now in its second year, Wind Africa is a collaborative project which aims to support the potential of renewable energy resources to generate power across the continent and is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

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Artist's view of the new Civil Engineering Building (Image courtesy of Grimshaw Architects)

The Laing O'Rourke Centre is on the move.

22 July 2019

The Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology is moving with the University of Cambridge Civil Engineering Division to a building on West Campus.

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