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Two Cambridge PhD candidates win first prize at ICCEM 2018

last modified Aug 31, 2018 04:21 PM

Ruodan Lu and Philipp Hüthwohl, two PhD candidates in the Laing O'Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology, have won first prize at the 11th Innovation Competition in Construction Engineering and Management (ICCEM) held at Tsinghua University on 28th June 2018, in Beijing, China.

Their project "Automated System for Generating Digital Twins of Existing Reinforced Concrete (RC) Bridges" won the top prize out of 54 teams.

Their supervisor, Dr Ioannis Brilakis - Laing O’Rourke Reader of Construction Engineering and Technology said:

This prize highlights the value of digitising our built infrastructure into usable 'Digital Twins' that can greatly improve infrastructure management and maintenance."


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Ruodan Lu and Philipp Hüthwohl (centre)
Credit: Tsinghua University

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