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Watch Dr Brilakis discuss how to virtualise buildings and infrastructure at MIT’S Computer Science Department

15 January 2019

In November, Dr Brilakis presented a lecture on ‘Virtualizing Infrastructure’ at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s campus in Boston, USA. A link to a recording of the lecture can be found at: https://youtu.be/fe472OnxgBk or at: https://replay.csail.mit.edu/...

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Cambridge alliance secures £72 million in government funding to drive innovation and boost construction

3 December 2018

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) at the University of Cambridge has joined a new alliance with the MTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre) and BRE (Building Research Establishment) to transform the way that infrastructure in the UK is designed, built, and used. The Transforming Construction Alliance brings...

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Prof David Cardwell FREng, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Strategy and Planning of the University of Cambridge, receives the award on behalf of Dr Ioannis Brilakis and Ms Ruodan Lu

Construction IT researchers steal the show at the IET Innovation Awards

19 November 2018

The group from the University of Cambridge took one of the top prizes at the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Innovation Awards ceremony in central London last night. A research team from the Division of Civil Engineering took the Information Technology Award for their development of a framework that...

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Read more at: Two Cambridge PhD candidates win first prize at ICCEM 2018

Two Cambridge PhD candidates win first prize at ICCEM 2018

30 August 2018

Virtual reality bridge inspection software wins first prize 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...

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Ruodan Lu, PhD candidate at Construction IT lab was awarded the 2017 CETI Award in the category Outstanding Student Research Project by Fiatech

26 March 2018

Ruodan Lu, PhD candidate at Construction IT lab, her project Automated Bridge Information Model Generation System in the category Outstanding Student Research Project has been selected by the members of the CETI Awards Jury to win a CETI AWARD 2017 . Ruodan accepted this award in person at the Fiatech-CII conference, which...

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Read more at: Dr Ioannis Brilakis and Dr Bella Nguyen have just been awarded the John O. Bickel Award

Dr Ioannis Brilakis and Dr Bella Nguyen have just been awarded the John O. Bickel Award

15 March 2018

Dr Ioannis Brilakis, Laing O’Rourke Reader and Dr Bella Nguyen have been selected by the Construction Institute to receive the prestigious ASCE 2018 John O. Bickel Award for the paper, “ Optimized Parameters for Over-Height Vehicle Detection under Variable Weather Conditions ”, published in the September 2017 issue of...

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Conference paper of PhD student Bella Nguyen ranked among the top papers of the 2017 Lean and Computing in Construction Congress (LC3)

5 November 2017

Conference paper of PhD student Bella Nguyen ranked among the top papers of the 2017 Lean and Computing in Construction Congress (LC3) A conference paper titled "Minimising misclassification of over-height vehicles due to wind" and authored by PhD student Bella Nguyen and Dr Ioannis Brilakis ranked among the top 9 papers...

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Cambridge finish in the top 10 and secure place in final of construction competition

5 November 2017

The CIT Lab congratulates two teams of Cambridge Engineering students, which were assembled by Dr. Ioannis Brilakis, and achieved second and ninth place in the first phase of a global construction competition, with one team through to the final. Team CUBE (Ziqing Liew, Julian Ting, Zhi Hao Kok and James Liew) will enter...

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Cambridge engineers develop ‘intelligent’ system to prevent bridge strikes by tall trucks

12 June 2017

An Engineering PhD alumnus Dr Bella Nguyen investigated how to detect and prevent bridge strikes, the results of which were the subject of a recent study for Transport for London (TfL), published in the Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. The new system is paired with an LED display unit downstream to warn drivers...

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Construction Engineering Masters debate

20 April 2017

On Thursday 30th March the Construction Engineering Masters debate was held in the Cambridge Union's debating chamber. Six students, with the support of their classmates and coached by Dr. Ioannis Brilakis, put forward their arguments for and against the motion that Brexit will be a good thing for the construction sector...

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