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Read more at: Hasini Weerasinghe gives a presentation on aggregate interlock at a Cambridge University Structures Seminar

Hasini Weerasinghe gives a presentation on aggregate interlock at a Cambridge University Structures Seminar

10 March 2021

Hasini Weerasinghe presented a summary of her 1st year PhD work at a Structures Seminar organized by the University of Cambridge Structures Research Group on 20th November 2021. Hasini and Danielle Van Gilst delivered online presentations during the seminar. Hasini’s research focuses on aggregate interlock action in...

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Read more at: Jess Forsdyke to present at Cambridge Zero Symposium: Transport, Cities & Infrastructure

Jess Forsdyke to present at Cambridge Zero Symposium: Transport, Cities & Infrastructure

1 March 2021

2nd year PhD student, Jess Forsdyke, will present at the Cambridge Zero Symposium: Transport, Cities & Infrastructure on March 3rd. Humans consume concrete in such massive quantities it is second only to water. It is used globally in construction due to its wide material availability, enabling construction of complex...

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Read more at: Adam Neville PhD Prize 2020 Finalist

Adam Neville PhD Prize 2020 Finalist

1 March 2021

Michele's doctoral thesis was shortlisted for the Adam Neville PhD Prize 2020 for best national PhD in the field of cement and concrete. Michele presented an overview of his PhD dissertation titled 'Deterioration and Cracking in Reinforced Concrete Bridges' at the Neville Centre Symposium held on 19th November 2020. His...

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Read more at: Double win for Michele at the IStructE Young Researchers' Conference 2020

Double win for Michele at the IStructE Young Researchers' Conference 2020

30 October 2020

Congratulations to Michele Win Tai Mak who has been awarded two prizes at the Young Researchers' Conference (YRC) 2020, organised by the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) on the 4th September 2020. He participated in the oral presentation section, the top category, winning the 1st Prize from the scientific...

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Read more at: Welcome to Dr Marcus Maier

Welcome to Dr Marcus Maier

19 June 2020

Dr Marcus Maier has recently joined the CIRG as a Research Associate. Marcus studied for his PhD at the University of Innsbruck in Austria and prior to coming to Cambridge worked as a Postdoctoral Scholar in Singapore at the Berkeley Education Alliance for Research in Singapore (BEARS). His research focuses on the use of...

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Read more at: New CIRG publications on functionally graded concrete

New CIRG publications on functionally graded concrete

19 June 2020

They say good things come in threes.... Three new CIRG journal papers were published in the May, June and July, 2020 issues of Construction and Building Materials. To find out more please see: Torelli G, Giménez Fernández M, Lees JM. (2020) Functionally graded concrete: Design objectives, production techniques and analysis...

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Jess Forsdyke and Mar Giménez Fernández join a 'Hackathon'!

20 December 2019

Cambridge PhD students joined their peers from 10 European countries to participate in a ‘Zero Carbon Hackathon’ set up to find ways to tackle carbon emissions from cement manufacture. You can read more about the Hackathon on the Structures Research Group website .

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Michele W. T. Mak wins fib Italy YMG Award

30 October 2019

Michele W. T. Mak wins fib Italy YMG Award for Best Research Advances in Concrete and Concrete Structures Congratulations to Michele who has been awarded the ‘fib Italy YMG Award for Best Research Advances in Concrete and Concrete Structures’ for his work on the assessment of deteriorated reinforced concrete bridges...

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