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Read more at: A fully funded PhD studentship is now available

A fully funded PhD studentship is now available

30 April 2021

The project is a fully funded 4-year EPSRC Industrial CASE PhD Studentship, commencing on 1st October 2021, to investigate methods for generating Digital Twins of roads. The aim of EPSRC Industrial CASE awards is to provide PhD students with a first-class training experience both in academic and non-academic partner...


Read more at: A postdoc opportunity in Construction Information Technology sponsored by the EC H2020 OMICRON

A postdoc opportunity in Construction Information Technology sponsored by the EC H2020 OMICRON

13 April 2021

A 36-month position is being advertised for a Research Assistant/Associate in the Department of Engineering to work on the project titled "OMICRON: Towards a more automated and optimised maintenance, renewal and upgrade of roads by means of robotised technologies and intelligent decision support tools". https://www.jobs...


Read more at: Open position for Research Assistant/Associate in the project BIM2TWIN

Open position for Research Assistant/Associate in the project BIM2TWIN

2 February 2021

One position is being advertised, under the Horizon 2020 project " BIM2TWIN: Optimal Construction Management & Production Control ". https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/28140/ The key responsibilities and duties are to: devise, implement, and test solutions for the BIM2TWIN project; disseminate the outcomes of the BIM2TWIN...


Read more at: CIT lab director ranked in the Top 2% most-cited scientists in the world

CIT lab director ranked in the Top 2% most-cited scientists in the world

2 February 2021

A study from the Stanford University that looked at publications published between 1996-2019 identified Dr Brilakis as being in the Top 2% most cited researchers in the world . This study covered around 7 million researchers that were categorized into 22 major scientific fields, and 176 sub-fields. In the sub-field of...


Read more at: Funding secured for major digital overhaul of European road network

Funding secured for major digital overhaul of European road network

7 January 2021

Researchers from the Construction Information Technology (CIT) Laboratory will lead on the digitalisation of the European road network as part of a collaborative project to improve road safety, increase capacity and reduce maintenance costs. Dr Ioannis Brilakis , CIT lab director and Laing O'Rourke Reader in Construction...


Read more at: Two Postdoctoral Research Assistant/Associate positions open BIM2TWIN

Two Postdoctoral Research Assistant/Associate positions open BIM2TWIN

17 December 2020

Two positions are currently being recruited for, under the project " BIM2TWIN: Optimal Construction Management & Production Control ". http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/28135/ - 2 years FTC http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/28140/ - 3 years FTC The key responsibilities and duties are to: devise, implement, and test solutions...


Read more at: Two PhD studentships open in the Digital Twins field

Two PhD studentships open in the Digital Twins field

19 November 2020

Two funded PhD studentships are currently open at the University of Cambridge (FIBE2 CDT) in the area of Digital Twins, and specifically in infrastructure digitisation. One focuses on Industrial Facilities and is co-sponsored by AVEVA and bp . The other focuses on Roads and is co-sponsored by Trimble Inc. . Both UK and...


Read more at: Railway Digital Twins conference paper receives a Best Paper Award at the 37th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC)

Railway Digital Twins conference paper receives a Best Paper Award at the 37th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC)

28 October 2020

A conference paper titled “ Digital Twinning of Railway Overhead Line Equipment from Airborne LiDAR Data ” authored by PhD student Mahendrini Ariyachandra and Dr Ioannis Brilakis received the Best Paper Award (best out of 221 papers) presented at the 37th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction...


Read more at: PhD studentship opportunity on digitising industrial facilities (closing date: 3 December 2020)

PhD studentship opportunity on digitising industrial facilities (closing date: 3 December 2020)

22 September 2020

There is a EPSRC FIBE2 CDT PhD studentship opportunity open, funded by AVEVA and BP: Digitising Industrial Facilities. https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/26897/ Project Details: There is a growing awareness that industrial facility owners are managing very expensive and complex facilities with data that is too little or too...


Read more at: Funding secured for research aimed at improving construction using Digital Twins
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.