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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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Congratulations to Geotechnical Group Fourth Year Students

Congratulations to Geotechnical Group Fourth Year Students

14 June 2019

Congratulations to Micheala Chan, Jin Zheng and Ewan Taylor for winning best presentation in their session at the annual Cambridge Civils Event, which took place on Wednesday 5 June at Emmanuel College.

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Students from Aachen, Germany visited the Schofield Centrifuge Centre

Students from Aachen, Germany visited the Schofield Centrifuge Centre

13 March 2019

On Tuesday 5 March, the group of 10 students from Aachen (Germany) on their Language Exchange visit to Cambridge has visited The Schofield Centrifuge Centre as part of their programme. One of our Research Associates - Dr. Ramesh Kannan Kandasami and the PhD Research Student - Thejesh Kumar Garala , welcomed the group and...

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Next generation of infrastructure leaders to be trained at Cambridge

Next generation of infrastructure leaders to be trained at Cambridge

18 February 2019

The Civil Engineering Division at the Department of Engineering has been successful in its bid for a Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment: Resilience in a Changing World. This expands and builds on the strength of the current Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Infrastructure and...

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