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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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PhD Student Eva Agapaki wins Best "Rising Star" Poster

17 March 2017

Congratulations to Eva Agapaki (one of Dr Ioannis Brilakis PhD Students), on receiving the award for the Best "Rising Star" poster at the 4th Oxbridge Women in Computer Science Conference, held on 16 March 2017 at the Mathematical Institute of the University of Oxford. Further conference information can be found at http://...

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Read more at: Getting virtual infrastructure models out of the computer and into the workspace

Getting virtual infrastructure models out of the computer and into the workspace

24 January 2017

Engineers will soon be able to visualize Building Information Models (BIMs) in full scale at their offices or superimposed on the real structure at construction sites, thanks to technology developed by the Department of Engineering’s Construction IT laboratory in collaboration with Trimble and Microsoft. The new mixed...

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