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Geotechnical and Environmental Research Group


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 industry-into-academia initiative aims to utilise the experience of Visiting Professors (with backgrounds as industrialists, entrepreneurs, consultants or innovators) to enhance teaching and learning as well as the employability and skills of UK engineering degree students whilst strengthening external partnerships with industry.

Dr. Ghosh will join the Department in September 2020. She will be contributing to Part IIB courses, particularly - Dynamics in Civil Engineering. Much of Dr Ghosh's career has been dedicated to devising and customising aspects of geo seismic design. Her contribution will include practical case histories making the teaching ever more useful and relevant.

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