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Final Year Trip to Munich

2 February, 2010 (03:06) | General | 1 comment

In a revival of a department tradition, this year’s final year students organised a class trip to see some world class structures in Munich, Germany. In a futile attempt to prove that we’re still young, three intrepid lecturers accompanied the class, of which I was one. Since I’m writing this, you know the ending: we […]

Engineers are cool!

15 January, 2010 (03:32) | General | No comments

Some of us knew it already, but now there’s proof! Produced by Arup for the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers 2009 Presidential Address.

Predictive Likelihood Paper Published

12 January, 2010 (16:20) | General | No comments

In a good start to the new year, the paper The use of predictive likelihood to estimate the distribution of extreme bridge traffic load effect has been published in Structural Safety. It was first submitted in December 2007 so it’s great that it has been given page numbers at last! It has been published in […]

IStructE Structural Awards 2009

14 October, 2009 (17:27) | General | No comments

The Institution of Structural Engineers‘ Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence has been award to Expedition Engineering for their design of the Infinity Footbridge in Stockton-on-Tees, UK, at this year’s Structural Awards, held on Friday 9 October. You can read more about this structure here. The other awards are outlined here and are all fascinating […]

At last – an excuse…

8 October, 2009 (20:44) | General | 1 comment

As you can see from the very scientific graph below, it is only natural that lecturers have a bad sense of humour!

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