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Read more at: Atkins Geotechnical Workshop 2021
Geotechnical Workshop 2021

Atkins Geotechnical Workshop 2021

30 June 2021

The Geotechnical and Environmental Group workshop took place on Monday, 28 June 2021. This annual event is generously sponsored by Atkins and brings together the whole Group for a day of presentations by first year PhD students and posters by second year PhD students. The top three MEng geotechnical projects from Division...


Read more at: Congratulations to Geotechnical Group Fourth Year Students

Congratulations to Geotechnical Group Fourth Year Students

11 June 2021

Congratulations to Briony Whitfield , Chris Hamilton and Amelie Loubens for winning best presentation in their session at the annual Cambridge Civils Event, which took place on Wednesday 9 June.


Read more at: Samy Garcia Torres wins The Best Presentation Award at CREST 2020

Samy Garcia Torres wins The Best Presentation Award at CREST 2020

30 April 2021

Samy Garcia Torres of Geotechnical and Geo-Environmental Group, who has recently completed her PhD under the supervision of Prof Gopal Madabhushi, has been awarded The Best Presentation Prize at the 1 st International Symposium on Construction Resources for Environmentally Sustainable Technologies CREST 2020. Samy...


Read more at: Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor - Dr Barnali Ghosh

Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor - Dr Barnali Ghosh

4 August 2020

Alumna Dr. Barnali Ghosh, Technical Director at Mott MacDonald has been named a Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Visiting Professor at the Department of Engineering. She is a chartered civil engineer with specialisation in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering through her PhD at the University of Cambridge. The RAEng...


Read more at: Geotechnical Workshop 2020
Geotechnical Workshop 2020

Geotechnical Workshop 2020

14 July 2020

The Geotechnical and Environmental Group workshop took place on Monday, 29 June 2020. This annual event is generously sponsored by Atkins and brings together the whole Group for a day of presentations by first year PhD students and posters by second year PhD students. The top four MEng geotechnical projects from Division D...


Read more at: Students from Aachen, Germany visited the Schofield Centrifuge Centre
Students from Aachen, Germany visited the Schofield Centrifuge Centre

Students from Aachen, Germany visited the Schofield Centrifuge Centre

2 March 2020

On Friday 21 February, we welcomed a group of students from Aachen in Germany to the Schofield Centrifuge Centre. The Language Exchange students seem to enjoy this event a lot and it may even become a regular item on the agenda. One of our Research Associates - Dr. Domenico Gaudio welcomed the group and took them on the...


Read more at: Geoffrey Eichhorn receives the Philip Turner Prize 2019
Geoffrey Eichhorn receives the Philip Turner Prize 2019

Geoffrey Eichhorn receives the Philip Turner Prize 2019

17 October 2019

Philip Turner was an outstanding mechanical engineer, who designed a wide range of innovative devices. He made major formative contributions to the design of geotechnical centrifuges for the Schofield Centre. He was a design engineer in the Department of Engineering for many years and when he died he bequeathed in his will...


Read more at: Welcome reception for new students and visitors
Welcome reception for new students and visitors

Welcome reception for new students and visitors

17 October 2019

A very warm welcome was given to our new post graduate research students, fourth year students and visitors joining the Geotechnical and Environmental Research Group in Division D at a reception on 11 October 2019.


Read more at: Pushing the boundaries of civil engineering with a big centrifuge
Pushing the boundaries of civil engineering with a big centrifuge

Pushing the boundaries of civil engineering with a big centrifuge

26 September 2019

Deryck Chan was named East of England and Midlands regional winner of the Pitch 200 competition, an annual competition organised by the Institution of Civil Engineers, where contestants explain a civil engineering innovation within 200 seconds. In Deryck's winning video, 'Pushing the boundaries of civil engineering with a...


Read more at: Geotechnical Workshop 2019
Geotechnical Workshop 2019

Geotechnical Workshop 2019

26 June 2019

The Geotechnical and Environmental Group workshop took place on Monday, 24 June 2019. This annual event is generously sponsored by Atkins and brings together the whole Group for a day of presentations by first year PhD students and posters by second year PhD students. The top three MEng projects from Division D were...