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Professor OBrien selected as one ‘European Champion of Transport Research'

The award to Professor OBrien will be made at the Transport Research Arena conference in April 2014 before an audience of more than 1500. The TRA conference ( takes place every two years...

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ERC POC success

Dr Debra Laefer has won an ERC POC worth €147,778, entitled RETURNPOC. She will develop an interface that will allow pointcloud data from both terrestrial and aerial laser scanners to be used directly as input for three-dimensional (3D) printers. The process will circumvent the costly and time-consuming manual steps currently required for surface generation in a computer-aided design (CAD) or CAD-compatible format.

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UCD Civil Engineer Student gets third place in 2013 ICE Graduate Awards

Six of the best from the class of 2O12 graduate civil engineers were praised in front of 2OO invited guests, in the 2013 NCE Graduate Awards. Neill Brauders, who took third place, graduated with an MEng in Civil Engineering from University College Dublin and an MSc from Imperial College....

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Vibration Based Condition Monitoring: A Review

"Vibration Based Condition Monitoring: A Review" by Peter Carden and Paul Fanning from the UCD School of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering is the most cited paper in Structural Health Monitoring (An International Journal) since it started in 2002. It's also the 5 highest in terms of papers read. More info in ...

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100,000 Downloads of Civil Engineering Papers

The School of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering is this year celebrating 100,000 downloads of their publications from Research Repository UCD. The collection has been going from strength to strength, with the number of downloads more than doubling each year since the School started uploading papers in 2010.

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Novel foundations systems for offshore wind

Ken's group will be examining novel foundations systems for offshore wind in association with their industry partners Mainstream Renewable Power and UCC. This work will include numerical analysis and physical tests of anchor systems for floating wind turbines and large-scale demonstration tests on drilled pile foundations. In addition at UCD Prof. Frederic Dias from the School of Mathematical Sciences is carrying ...