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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. The research presented in this paper used a novel model-driven approach that exploits the highly regulated and standardised nature of railways to detect and reconstruct the geometric digital twins of Overhead Line Equipment in railways.

The objective of the annual ISARC Best Paper Awards is to recognize outstanding contributions to the body of theoretical or practical knowledge in automation and robotics in construction.  The awards were presented at the yearly symposium on 28th October 2020. ISARC, which started in 1984 in Pittsburgh, serves as the annual meeting for the members of the International Association in Automation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC). The ISARC 2020 was held as an online symposium due to COVID-19 outbreak. For more details please visit the website here.

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