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Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Wind Effects on Structures: Fundamentals to Emerging Frontiers

UserAhsan Kareem, NatHaz Modeling Laboratory, University of Notre Dame, USA.

HouseZoom (email structures-admin@eng.cam.ac.uk for link).

ClockFriday 19 June 2020, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Tea Time Talk Poster Session

The poster session will be on-line from 3.30pm. Please email div-c@eng to request the password for joining.

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseOnline (Zoom) - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81551153300?pwd=T3pWUjN6WjREcjVmeFk1VUJaRVR2QT09 Meeting ID: 815 5115 3300.

ClockFriday 05 June 2020, 15:30-17:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Acoustics of the banjo

On-line tea from 3.30pm with talk starting at 4.00pm. Please email div-c@eng to request the password for joining.

UserEmeritus Professor Jim Woodhouse, CUED.

HouseOnline (Zoom) - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81551153300?pwd=T3pWUjN6WjREcjVmeFk1VUJaRVR2QT09 Meeting ID: 815 5115 3300.

ClockFriday 29 May 2020, 16:00-17:00

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Timber and structural engineering in the 21st Century

UserAndrew Lawrence (Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor in Timber Engineering at Cambridge University).

HouseLT2 (Inglis Building) Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 05 March 2020, 18:00-19:00

Engineering Structures Seminar Series

Multiply-creased shell structures

UserMierunalan Seyon, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseConference Room, Civil Engineering Building, JJ Thomson Avenue 7a..

ClockFriday 28 February 2020, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Structures Seminar Series

Optimising Embodied Carbon of Concrete Floors

UserAmila Sankalpa Jayasinghe, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseConference Room, Civil Engineering Building, JJ Thomson Avenue 7a..

ClockFriday 28 February 2020, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Secret Soviet maps of Cambridge and the world

UserJohn Davies (sovietmaps.com) & Alex Kent (Canterbury Christ Church University).

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 25 February 2020, 17:30-19:00

Engineering Structures Seminar Series

Rethinking costs of mitigation

UserSarah Nelson, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Civil Engineering Building, JJ Thomson Avenue 7a..

ClockFriday 21 February 2020, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Structures Seminar Series

Novel Liquid Laminated Glass Connections

UserStratis Volakos, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Civil Engineering Building, JJ Thomson Avenue 7a..

ClockFriday 21 February 2020, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Structures Seminar Series

Structural Design for Delayed Obsolescence

UserCorentin Fivet, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC),EPFL.

HouseSeminar Room, Civil Engineering Building, JJ Thomson Avenue 7a..

ClockFriday 31 January 2020, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Structures Seminar Series

Exploring the Topology of Patterns.

UserRobin Oval, Engineering DepUniversity of Cambridge.

HouseConference Room, Civil Engineering Building, JJ Thomson Avenue 7a..

ClockFriday 24 January 2020, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Unique geotechnical issues in the Dead Sea region

UserSam Frydman, Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

HouseCivEng Seminar Room (1-33) (Civil Engineering Building).

ClockThursday 24 October 2019, 15:00-15:45

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Bayesian intelligent structural health monitoring

UserDr Sn-Chi Kuok, Academic Visitor, Department of Engineering Science at University of Oxford.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 14 June 2019, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

System Performance in Geotechnical Engineering: Concept, Methodology and Applications

UserProfessor Gang Zheng, Director of the Technical Centre for Advanced Construction and Safety of Underground Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, Tianjin University.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department- Lecture Room 5, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PX.

ClockTuesday 11 June 2019, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Poster session

UserProgramme to be confirmed.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 07 June 2019, 15:30-17:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

The RemoveDEBRIS space mission

UserGuglielmo Aglietti, University of Surrey.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 31 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Atomistically inspired origami

Tea and coffee will be available in LR5 after the seminar

UserProf Richard D. James, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 31 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Self-similarly expanding regions of phase change yield cavitational instabilities and model deep earthquakes

Tea and coffee will be available in the foyer after the seminar

UserProf Xanthippi Markenscoff, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 03 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Rigid Blocks for Masonry with an application to open-well spiral stairs

UserProf. Maurizio Angelillo, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, University of Salerno.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 05 April 2019, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Non-conventional polymer composite materials: expanding the design envelope of aerospace structures

Tea and coffee will be available in LR5 after the seminar

UserDr Pedro Camanho, Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica, University of Porto.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Hyperplasticity

UserProf. G.T. Houlsby, University of Oxford.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 2.

ClockThursday 21 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Tailored Reinforced Concrete Infrastructure

UserStudent Seminars: Mar Gimenez Fernandez, PhD Candidate, CUED. .

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Active Cell Mechanics

Tea and coffee & biscuits will be available after the seminar

UserProfessor Ulrich Schwarz, Institute for Theoretical Physics and BioQuant, Heidelberg University, Germany .

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Transformational Infrastructure

UserMartin Knight BA(Hons) Dip Arch FRIBA FCIHT FIET FRSA, IABSE Fellow IStructE Companion.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 25 January 2019, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

SCC formwork pressure - myths and facts

UserMichal Drewniok, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 3A.

ClockFriday 30 November 2018, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Engineering biomaterials: Innovation with wood, hemp and silk

UserDr Darshil Shah, Centre for Natural Material Innovation, Cambridge University.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 16 November 2018, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Some dynamics of bolted interfaces

UserDr Hugh Goyder, Cranfield University.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 26 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Grenfell Tower - One Year On

UserDr Jonathan Evans, Chairman and CEO at Ash and Lacy.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockTuesday 12 June 2018, 13:00-14:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Resource Futures in Cities

UserSimon Davies, PhD Candidate, Engineering Department.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 09 March 2018, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

POSTPONED - Acoustics in the 'real world' - POSTPONED

UserAngela Lamcraft, Senior Acoustic Consultant for ACCON.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 02 March 2018, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Integrating hydroponics into our cities

UserMelanie Jans-Singh, PhD Candidate, Engineering Department.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 16 February 2018, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Bamboo as a full-fledged structural material – progress, challenges and observations

UserKent A. Harries, Ph.D., FACI, FIIFC, P.Eng. Leverhulme Visiting Professor University of Bath.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 02 February 2018, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Monitoring scour at bridge foundations

UserKasun Danushka, PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3A.

ClockFriday 19 January 2018, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Capturing Occupant Well-being

UserMark Allen, PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3A.

ClockFriday 19 January 2018, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Snaking, dripping, and fluttering of elastic rods

UserProfessor Davide Bigoni,Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering University of Trento, Italy.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 08 December 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Nonlinear mechanics and design of prestressed stayed columns

UserProfessor M. Ahmer Wadee, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London, UK.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 01 December 2017, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Some issues in mechanics for the design of helmets

UserProfessor Michael Thouless, University of Michigan.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 17 November 2017, 16:30-17:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Improving Communication in Engineering Through Mixed Reality

UserDr. Matthew Lato, Ph.D.Eng., P.Eng. Senior Geotechnical Engineer, BGC Engineering.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 1.

ClockWednesday 25 October 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Active control of automotive road noise

UserLuis Andrade Acosta and Matt de Brett, CUED.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 13 October 2017, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Extraordinary possibilities for concrete structures

UserProfessor Tim Ibell, Engineering Department, Cambridge University .

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3.

ClockFriday 13 October 2017, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Recent Developments in Centrifuge Modelling at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

UserMarcio S. S. Almeida, Graduate School of Engineering, COPPE-UFRJ and Maria Cascão F. Almeida, Polytechnic School of Engineering, Poli-UFRJ.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 12 October 2017, 16:00-16:45

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Optimization and risk assessment of tall reinforced concrete buildings

UserProf M T R Jayasinghe (Thishan Jayasinghe), Department of Civil Engineering of University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Dyson Building Teaching Room.

ClockThursday 13 July 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Engineered growth factor microenvironments for regenerative medicine

UserProf Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez, Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Glasgow University.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 16 June 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Upscaling Building Semantics to Address Urban Sustainability and Resilience Scenarios

UserProfessor Yacine Rezgui, Director BRE Institute in Sustainable Engineering, Cardiff University School of Engineering .

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR6.

ClockFriday 02 June 2017, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Equilibrium: fact or fiction?

UserEdward Maunder MA, DIC, PhD, CEng, FIStructE, University of Exeter.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR6.

ClockFriday 12 May 2017, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Earthquake Induced Soil Liquefaction: Symptoms and Cures

UserAndrew Brennan, Senior Lecturer at Civil Engineering, University of Dundee.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 28 April 2017, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

A multiscale modelling strategy for virtual design of metallic alloys

UserProf Javier LLorca, IMDEA Materials Institute, University of Madrid.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Materials Challenges for Rolls Royce

UserDr Neil Glover, Head of Materials - Capability Acquisition at Rolls-Royce plc.

HouseOatley Meeting Room.

ClockFriday 13 January 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Biological and bio-inspired locomotion at small scales

UserProf Antonio De Simone, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Biological and bio-inspired locomotion at small scales - MECHANICS COLLOQUIUM

UserProfessor Antonio de Simone, Sculoa Internationale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Contacts and Fretting

UserProf David Hills, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 21 October 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Contacts and Fretting - MECHANICS COLLOQUIUM

UserProfessor David Hills, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 21 October 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Vibration based Structural Health Monitoring: from Bridges to Wind Turbines

UserFilipe Magalhães Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR6.

ClockFriday 06 May 2016, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Vibration based structural health monitoring: from Bridges to Wind Turbines

This lecture is part of the Structures Research Seminar series

UserFilipe Magalhaes, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 06 May 2016, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Modelling non-symmetry of collagen fibre dispersion in the elasticity of arterial wall tissue

UserProfessor Raymond Ogden, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 29 April 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Origami Mechanisms

UserProf Zhong You, Department of Engineering Science, Oxford University.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Ribbon Curling

UserDr Chris Prior - Durham University.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 06 November 2015, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Strain accommodation in kinking nonlinear elastic solids

UserProf. Michel W. Barsoum, Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 14:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Fire behavior of concrete elements built and prestressed with internal CFRP reinforcement

UserDr Giovanni Terrasi - Empa, The Swiss Federal Laboratories for Material Science and Technology.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2015, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

'Building complex structures using simple concepts'

UserDr Janardhan Sundaram - Director, Rail Middle East & India ATKINS.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockMonday 12 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

The Mechanics of Unsaturated Sand

UserJames Fern, University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 5.

ClockThursday 11 June 2015, 16:45-17:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

An analytical and experimental investigation of rocking isolation for earthquake-resilient design

UserDr Sinan Acikgoz - Research Associate in the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction .

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 29 May 2015, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

General methodology of dealing with uncertainty in applied mechanics

UserProfessor Isaac E. Elishakoff, Department of Ocean & Mechanical Engineering, Florida Atlantic University, USA..

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture room 3A.

ClockFriday 08 May 2015, 11:00-12:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

An experimental and theoretical investigation into the small strain stiffness of clays

UserAngelo Amorosi, Associate Professor in Geotechnical Engineering, Technical University of Bari, Italy.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 3.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Seismic retrofitting of historic masonry structures

UserProf Gianmarco De Felice - Department of Engineering of the University Roma Tre.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockThursday 12 March 2015, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Sea monsters to sonar: mapping the Polar oceans

UserLt Cdr Dr John Ash, Scott Polar Research Institute.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 24 February 2015, 17:30-19:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Automated building structural design?

UserDr Manuel Davila - Research Associate Structures Group.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 13 February 2015, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

"Project Successes and Failures in Analysis and Testing"

UserEd Moseley, Design Director for AKT II Consulting Structural & Civil Engineers.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 06 February 2015, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserManuel Davila - Research Associate Structures Group.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockTuesday 03 February 2015, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Kathrin Menberg - Research Associate Structures Group.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockTuesday 03 February 2015, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Marine Riser Analysis for Deep-water Drilling

UserDr Andrew Lennon - Course Director of CDT Centre - CUED.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 05 December 2014, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Earthquake Effects on Critical Infrastructure

UserProfessor Tom O'Rourke, Thomas R. Briggs Professor of Engineering, Cornell University.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 1.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 17:00-18:15

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Early-modern maps in mirror image

UserProfessor Paul Harvey, University of Durham.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 17:30-19:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Concurrent multiscale computational modeling of granular materials mechanics: overlap coupling, micromorphic theory, stress and strain measures

UserRichard A. Regueiro, Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Wireless in the Woods

UserProfessor Steven D Glaser, TUM distinguished Affiliated Professor, University of California at Berkeley.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Quantitative Prediction of Solute Strengthening in Metal Alloys

UserProfessor William Curtin, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 24 October 2014, 14:30-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

The Elasticity of Elasticity

UserK.R. Rajagopal, Forsyth Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University.

HouseEngineering Department - LR4.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Hydrodynamic and Structural Analysis of a Floating Vessel

UserChristopher Vibert - Senior Engineer, Mechanical Integrity Group, Frazer-Nash Consultancy.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3.

ClockFriday 10 October 2014, 15:00-16:00

Construction Engineering Seminars

Design, Construction and Management for Data Rich Advanced Infrastructure Systems

User Lucio Soibelman, Professor and Chair, University of Southern California.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3A.

ClockWednesday 03 September 2014, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Leveraging Text Content for Management of Construction Project Documents

UserAmr A. Kandil, Assistant Professor, School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University .

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3B.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Land surveying in the post-Roman West

UserJohn Blair, The Queen's College, Oxford.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 06 May 2014, 17:30-19:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Overtrawlability and Mechanical Damage of Pipe-in-pipe System

UserMs Zheng Jiexin PhD candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, National University of Singapore.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockWednesday 23 April 2014, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Mechanics of Stretchable Electronics

UserProfessor Yonggang Huang, Joseph Cummings Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockThursday 10 April 2014, 14:30-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Re-Inventing the Wheel

UserDr Wendel Sebastian - Reader, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Bristol.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 14 March 2014, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

The future of biodiversity in tropical landscapes

Come along for this very special lunchtime talk to find out about the future of biodiversity! Feel free to bring your own lunch, but light refreshments will be also provided.

UserEd Turner, Department of Zoology.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Trapping CO2 using sponge-like materials

Slight refreshment will be provided.

UserPu Zhao, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 27 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

The terrestrial globe under globalisation

UserJerry Brotton (Professor of Renaissance Studies, Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Mapping Methane in the Arctic

UserDr Michelle Cain, Centre for Atmospheric Science, Dept of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 20 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Large-Scale Physical and Computational Simulation of Soil-Structure Systems

UserProfessor Ahmed Elgamal, Department of Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

A framework for understanding energy pile behaviour

UserDr Peter Bourne-Webb, Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Earth Resources Instituto Superior Técnico IST, Lisbon, Portugal.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 5.

ClockThursday 13 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Experiments in multidisciplinary materials research

UserProfessor Mark Miodownik, University College London.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 14:30-16:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Cassandra's Climate

UserMichael Sheppard, Emeritus Schlumberger Fellow, Schlumberger.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

The relevance of botanic garden greenhouses in the modern era

UserAlexander Summers, Botanic Garden.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 30 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Washboard Road: The dynamics of granular ripples

UserProf Jim McElwaine, BA,MA,MMath,CASM,PhD, Professor of Geohazards, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University and the Planetary Science Institute Tucson.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 16 January 2014, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

A Fully Integrated, Printed, Self-Rechargeable Wireless Sensor Node for Engine and Motor Condition Monitoring

UserProfessor Paul Wright, Director of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at CITRIS Berkeley, Berkeley Manufacturing Institute .

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 05 December 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Mysterious goings-on around Antarctica

See this map for the venue location: http://www.zerocarbonsociety.org/wordpresszcs/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Picture3.png

UserAlek Petty, Earth Sciences Department, Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling, UCL.

HouseBuckingham Room, Magdalene College.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Using underwater robots to observe the rapidly melting Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica

See this map for the venue location: http://www.zerocarbonsociety.org/wordpresszcs/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Picture3.png

UserLouise Biddle, University of East Anglia.

HouseBuckingham Room, Magdalene College.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Dr Arnaud Bonin

UserDr Arnaud Bonin - EDF Energy, Nuclear Engineering .

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 18 October 2013, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Failure criteria and plane strain collapse

UserProf. Rocco Lagioia, DICATAM – University of Brescia, Italy.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 18 July 2013, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Short and long-term leakage through composite liners

UserProfessor Kerry Rowe, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockTuesday 09 July 2013, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Failure criteria and plan strain collapse

UserProfessor Rocco Lagioia, DICATAM – University of Brescia, Italy.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockTuesday 09 July 2013, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Characterisation of clean and silty-sands using variable penetration rate cone testing

UserProfessor Jason DeJong, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 3A.

ClockThursday 30 May 2013, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Granular texture and quasi-static rheology of granular materials

UserDr Franck (Farhang) Radjai, Director of Research at CNRS, University of Montpellier, France.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 5.

ClockMonday 22 April 2013, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Flexure-Based Precision Mechanisms

UserDannis Brouwer - Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Twente, the Netherlands.

HouseEngineering Department - **LR5**.

ClockWednesday 10 April 2013, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Seismic behaviour pile foundations in improved and unimproved soft clays

UserProfessor K.K. “Muralee” Muraleetharan, Kimmell-Bernard Chair in Engineering, David Ross Boyd and Presidential Professor, School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science, University of Oklahoma.

HouseSchofield Centre.

ClockTuesday 19 March 2013, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Learning from the Mistakes of Others…

UserProfessor David J Elton Ph.D., P.E., S.M., F. ASCE, Civil Engineering Department, Auburn University, USA.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 07 March 2013, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

How were maps produced? A look at old and new surveying methods

UserChris Burgoyne (Department of Engineering and Emmanuel College, Cambridge).

HouseEmmanuel College (Old Library).

ClockTuesday 26 February 2013, 17:30-19:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Terzaghi's fallacy

UserProfessor emeritus Andrew Schofield, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 14 February 2013, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Thinker-doers: Adding value in a climate crisis

UserGracen Johnson, MPhil Student, Land Economy Faculty.

HouseDirac Room, Fisher Building, St Johns College.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2013, 13:00-14:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Frank Baaijens, Eindhoven University of Technology.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 01 February 2013, 14:30-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Development and application of Finite Element Analysis in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

UserDr Stavroula Kontoe, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College, London.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 24 January 2013, 16:00-17:50

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Food for Thought: ‘Effects of Ocean Acidification on Marine Organisms’

User Emma Cross, PhD Student, Dept. of Earth Science, British Antarctic Survey..

HouseWordsworth Room, St John's College, First Court (on left hand side).

ClockWednesday 28 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Food for Thought: ‘Carbon Foot-Printing’

UserJon Coello, PhD Student, Dept. of Engineering & the Environment, University of Southampton..

HouseWordsworth Room, St John's College, First Court (on left hand side).

ClockWednesday 21 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Geotechnical Aspects of the Canterbury Earthquake Series

UserDr Liam Wotherspoon, Research Fellow, University of Auckland Centre for Earthquake Engineering Research, New Zealand.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 02 November 2012, 13:30-14:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

The TRD Method for In Situ Mixed Vertical Barriers in Dams and Levees

UserJeffrey C. Evans, Ph.D., P.E. Professor and Chair Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 5.

ClockFriday 12 October 2012, 13:30-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

The Structural Engineering behind the Olympic Opening Ceremony

UserChristopher Matthews - Former Graduate Student of CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - **LR4**.

ClockFriday 05 October 2012, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Design Centre

How Can We Measure Reactions to Product Designs?

UserKatrina Schoen - University of Cambridge, Engineering Department.

HouseArthur Marshall Meeting Room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 15 August 2012, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Design Centre

Some Problems with the Concept of 'Function'

UserDr. Nathan Crilly - University of Cambridge, Engineering Department.

HouseArthur Marshall Meeting Room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 08 August 2012, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Design Centre

Towards an Integrated Model of Design

UserProfessor Amaresh Chakrabarti - Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

HouseArthur Marshall Meeting Room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 04 July 2012, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Hammersmith Flyover – What is the problem?

UserDr Chris Burgoyne Department of Engineering (CUED).

HouseEngineering Department - **LR5**.

ClockFriday 18 May 2012, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Mapping during the Irish plantations, c.1580-1640

UserAnnaleigh Margey, National University of Ireland.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 08 May 2012, 17:30-19:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Quasi-static rheology of granular materials. What we learned from discrete simulations

UserDr Jean-Noël Roux, Ingénieur en Chef des Ponts et des Eaux et Forêts, Laboratoire Navier, Paris.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 04 May 2012, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

“Buro Happold – Innovations and SMART Solutions”

UserDr Shrikant Sharma & Colin McKinnon of Buro Happold SMART Solutions.

HouseEngineering Department - *LR3B*.

ClockFriday 16 March 2012, 15:00-16:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

The next 40 years

UserProfessor Jorgen Randers (Professor of Climate Strategy at the Norwegian Business School ; Co-author of Limits to Growth).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2012, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Making peace with the Earth

UserDr Vandana Shiva ( Navdanya International, India and the International Forum on Globalisation).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2012, 18:00-19:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Granular mechanics: current theoretical framework and some applications

UserTakashi Matsushima, Associate Professor, Department of Engineering Mechanics and Energy Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering University of Tsukuba.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 02 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainable capitalism: if not now, when?

UserJonathon Porritt CBE (Director of Sustainability, Forum for the Future).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 29 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Mapping consecration in twelfth-century Italy and beyond

UserLucy Donkin, Department of History of Art, Cambridge.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 28 February 2012, 17:30-19:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges

UserGraham Webb, Structures Group PhD Candidate.

HouseEngineering Department - **LR6**.

ClockFriday 24 February 2012, 15:00-15:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Modelling of wetted granular media

UserDr Jean-Yves Delenne, Laboratoire de Mécanique et Génie Civil (LMGC),Université Montpellier.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 17 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Making Progress Toward Sustainable Societies in the Context of Global Climate Change

UserDr Don Huisingh (Senior Scientist in Sustainable Development, University of Tennessee ).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

The power of markets to protect nature

UserIan Cheshire (Group Chief Executive, Kingfisher Group).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainable Materials - with both eyes open

UserDr Julian Allwood (Cambridge University Engineering Department).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 01 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Structural Analysis for Sub-sea Engineering

UserDr Andrew Lennon - Senior Analysis Engineer and Lead Engineer (Cambridge Office), Aquaterra Energy Ltd..

HouseEngineering Department - **LR5**.

ClockFriday 02 December 2011, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Wave-induced liquefaction of silt seabed in drum centrifuge - CANCELLED

UserDr Zhongtao Wang, Associate Professor, Dalian University of Technology, China.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 18 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

"Folded Shell Structures"

UserMark Schenk, PhD Student, Structures Group.

HouseEngineering Department - **LR4**.

ClockFriday 14 October 2011, 16:00-16:45

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

My First Year as a Graduate: Arup AT+R

UserBernard Travers, Advanced Technology + Research Group, Arup.

HouseEngineering Department - **LR4**.

ClockFriday 07 October 2011, 16:00-16:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

A New Tunnel Excavation Method for Reducing Blasting-Induced Vibration and Damaged Zone – Precutting of Tunnel Perimeter Using Abrasive Waterzet

UserGye-Chun Cho, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil and Env. Eng., Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 5.

ClockWednesday 20 July 2011, 16:00-17:00

aw571's list

Poster Session

Agenda: 1pm - Overview from Supervisors; 1.30pm - Lunch and discussion; 2pm - Tea and Coffee; 2.45pm - Prizes; 3pm - Close

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseCambridge University, Engineering Department ,Lecture Room 11.

ClockFriday 17 June 2011, 13:00-15:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Some applications and mechanics for the cracking of stiff films supported on compliant substrates

Please note this is a Mechanics Colloquia

UserProfessor Michael Thouless, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR6.

ClockFriday 13 May 2011, 14:00-14:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Urban water security - a possibility or pipedream?

UserDr Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy, Director, School of Global Sustainability, University of South Florida.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 04 May 2011, 18:00-19:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering over the past 50 years

UserProfessor Izzat Idriss, Professor Emeritus , University of California at Davis.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 31 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Decarbonising the transport system

UserProfessor David Cebon and Professor Nick Collings ( Cambridge University Engineering Department) and Mark White (Jaguar Land Rover).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 16 March 2011, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Managing the risks of regional climate change using knowledge action networks

UserProfesor Charles Kennel (University of California, San Diego; formerly , Director of the Scripps Institute of Oceanogaphy).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 09 March 2011, 18:00-19:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

"Modelling the flight of wind borne debris"

UserDr David Hargreaves - University of Nottingham.

HouseEngineering Department - **LR6**.

ClockFriday 04 March 2011, 15:00-16:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

A Sustainable Future- The Leadership Challenge of our Time

UserDr Goran Carstedt ( Chairman of the Natural Step International and Senior Director of the Clinton Climate Change Initiative).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 02 March 2011, 18:00-19:30

Engineering Design Centre

Disturbing vision

UserArnold Wilkins, Professor of Visual Perception at the University of Essex.

HouseArthur Marshall Meeting Room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 02 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Measuring soil pressure: An application for determining Ko of granular soils

UserMark L Talesnick, Associate Professor, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 25 February 2011, 16:00-17:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainable Energy - an industry view on the obstacles and opportunities

UserProfessor Ellen Williams ( BP Chief Scientist, formerly Director of University of Maryland Material Research Science and Engineering Centre).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 23 February 2011, 18:00-19:30

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

TBC

UserDr Ben Jeffryes (Schlumberger Cambridge Research).

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Oatley Seminar Room.

ClockFriday 11 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainability and the Perfect Storm (title to be confirmed)

UserProfessor Sir John Beddington (Government Chief Scientific Advisor and Head of the Government Office for Science).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 02 February 2011, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Energy Security and UK Energy Policy

UserProfessor Ian Fells (Emeritus Professor of Energy Conversion at Newcastle University).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 26 January 2011, 18:00-19:30

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Fractals, Failure and Lightweight Structures

UserRobert Farr, Structured Materials and Process Science Department,.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 03 December 2010, 14:30-15:30

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Fractals, failure and lightweight structures

MECHANICS COLLOQUIUM (in LR6)

UserDr Robert Farr (Unilever R&D Vlaardingen, The Netherlands).

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Oatley Seminar Room.

ClockFriday 03 December 2010, 14:30-15:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Towards a sustainable hydrogen economy

UserJohn Andrews - Associate Professor RMIT University.

HouseLT6, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 24 November 2010, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

POSTPONED TO THE LT 2011

UserYasuyuki MIYAZAKI (Nihon University).

HouseEngineering Department - **LR10**.

ClockFriday 12 November 2010, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Design Centre

Value in Product Development

UserGhadir Siyam - Year 1 PhD Candidate, Engineering Design Centre.

HouseArthur Marshall Meeting Room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 10 November 2010, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Design Centre

Description of Product Design as Conflict Management within Multiple Stakes

Please contact the speaker directly for further questions about the content of this talk.

UserKazuya Oizumi, PhD candidate, University of Tokyo.

HouseArthur Marshall Meeting Room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 03 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Exploiting Structural Indeterminacy:Free-form unreinforced stone shells

UserDr. Philippe Block (Assistant Professor in Building Structure, ETH-Zurich).

HouseEngineering Department - **LR4**.

ClockThursday 28 October 2010, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

The Strengthening of Docklands Light Railway

18.00 to 18.30 Refreshments

UserWill Duckett (Gifford).

HouseEngineering Department - **LR5**.

ClockWednesday 27 October 2010, 18:30-19:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserAlfonso Ramirez Ponce (Architect and Professor at Univerisdad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) ).

HouseEngineering Department - **LR6**.

ClockWednesday 27 October 2010, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Engineering a low carbon future for the UK

UserDr Scott Steedman, FREng, Royal Academy of Engineering.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room - LR3A.

ClockFriday 11 June 2010, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Haiti Earthquake of 12 January 2010

UserEdmund Booth, Consulting Engineer, Dr Gopal Madabhushi, CUED, Keiko Saito – University of Cambridge.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room - LR3A.

ClockFriday 04 June 2010, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Protein Mechanics

UserAlexander MacDonald (CUED - Research Student, Structures Group).

HouseEngineering Department - **LR3A**.

ClockFriday 04 June 2010, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Design Centre

Inclusive Design - Making it Happen

Aim: To explain the new 'getting started' process and seeking 'live' feedback on it

UserIan Hosking, Engineering Design Centre.

HouseArthur Marshall Meeting Room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 26 May 2010, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Shaken loose structures

UserDr Lawrie Virgin (Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Duke University).

HouseEngineering Department -LR6.

ClockFriday 21 May 2010, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Shaken loose structures

UserDr Lawrie Virgin (Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Duke University).

HouseEngineering Department -LR6.

ClockFriday 21 May 2010, 15:00-16:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Taming leviathan - dealing with (dis)integrated water management (RESCHEDULED from 21st April)

This talk has been re-scheduled for 12th May, (postponed from 21st April)

UserProfessor Richard Ashley, Peninne Water Group, Sheffield University.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 12 May 2010, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainability in action at University of California San Diego: the campus as a living laboratory

UserProfessor Paul Linden, Director Sustainability Solutions Institute, University of California, San Diego.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 05 May 2010, 18:00-19:30

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Dynamics of Stone Arches

Please note: joint talk between Micromechanics Seminar and Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

UserDr. Matt DeJong (CUED).

HouseLR5, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

ClockFriday 23 April 2010, 16:00-17:00

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

The Energy Efficient Cities Initiative

UserSteven Barret, Ruchi Choudary and Ying Jin - University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2, Engineering Department, Inglis Building.

ClockWednesday 10 March 2010, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Performance-Based Design of Geotechnical Structures: Recent Advances

UserProfessor Susumu Iai, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 05 March 2010, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Novel Modelling Strategies for Masonry Structures

UserDr Matthew DeJong (CUED - Lecturer in Structural Engineering).

HouseEngineering Department -LR6.

ClockFriday 26 February 2010, 15:00-16:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Cities of the Future

UserPaul Brown, Executive Vice President CDM Camp Dresser and McKee Inc..

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2010, 18:00-19:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Chemical Looping Combustion: One Technology for the Clean Utilisation of Coal

UserDr John S Dennis - Reader in Chemical Reaction Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2, Engineering Department, Inglis Building.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2010, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Abu Dhabi Louvre

UserPeter Thompson & Daniel Rogan (Buro Happold).

HouseEngineering Department -LR6.

ClockFriday 19 February 2010, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Design Centre

Fighting to apply ergonomics to automotive design

UserMike Bradley - University of Cambridge, Engineering Design Centre.

Housearthur marshall's meeting room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 17 February 2010, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Just How Does One Make Formula One More Exciting?

UserTony Purnell (Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor at CUED, Technical Consultant to the FIA, ex head of Jaguar F1 and Red Bull F1).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 05 February 2010, 14:30-15:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Geotechnical Engineering Research Priorities at the National Science Foundation (NSF)

UserDr Richard Fragaszy, Program Director, Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation, National Science Foundation, Arlington.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 29 January 2010, 16:30-17:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Roadmap to 2050

UserProfessor David MacKay, Chief Scientific Advisor to the Department of Energy and Climate.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 27 January 2010, 18:00-19:30

All CRASSH events

Sir Michael Rawlins - Keynote Lecture

UserSir Michael Rawlins (National Institute of Clinical Excellence).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Halls, Room 1.

ClockThursday 21 January 2010, 17:00-19:00

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Concentrator Photovoltaics (CPV) for Europe: Economics, Technical and Social Issues

UserDavid Faiman - Ben Gurion University of the Negev (Israel), Ben Gurion National Solar Energy Centre.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department, Baker Building.

ClockMonday 07 December 2009, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Just How Does One Make Formula One More Exciting?

CANCELLED

UserProf Tony Purnell (Royal Acedemy of Engeering, Consultant to the FIA).

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Oatley Seminar Room.

ClockFriday 04 December 2009, 16:00-16:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

A story of shell design optimizations

UserProfessor Sang Jin LEE (Visitor from Gyeongsang National University, Korea).

HouseEngineering Department -LR6.

ClockFriday 27 November 2009, 15:00-16:00

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Cambridge University Eco-Racing: Solar Cars

UserMartin McBrien - Cambridge University Eco Racing Founder.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department, Baker Building.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2009, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Design Centre

Service Transformation in the NHS

UserJoan Milne - Head of Service Transformation at Cambridge and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust.

Housearthur marshall's meeting room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2009, 16:30-17:30

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Fens Maps and Moore's Mapp (1658)

UserFrances Willmoth, Jesus College.

HouseEmmanuel College (Harrods Room).

ClockTuesday 24 November 2009, 17:30-19:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Bio-structural Analogues in Architecture

UserDr Ee Man Joseph LIM (Visitor from National University of Singapore).

HouseEngineering Department -LR6.

ClockFriday 13 November 2009, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

New Fabric-Formed Shells

UserProfessor Mark West (University of Manitoba, Winnipeg).

HouseEngineering Department -LR4.

ClockMonday 09 November 2009, 13:00-14:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Fire design of concrete structures

UserProfessor Luc TAERWE (Ghent University, Belgium).

HouseEngineering Department -LR5.

ClockFriday 06 November 2009, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Tissue Contact Mechanics

UserGeorges Debregeas: Ecole Normale Supérieure / CNRS.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 06 November 2009, 14:30-15:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Uncertainty and sustainability in geo-engineering.

UserProf Dr Frans B.J. Barends / TUDelft & Deltares, Delft.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 30 October 2009, 16:30-17:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Cradle to Cradle Design

UserBill McDonough William McDonough and Partners.

House Cambridge Unuiversity Engineerintg Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 07 October 2009, 18:00-19:30

Engineering Design Centre

Pro-active Knowledge Discovery

UserDetlef Nauck - Chief Research Scientist, BT Innovate & Design.

HouseArthur Marshall's meeting room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department..

ClockWednesday 16 September 2009, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Why concrete structures stand up? Applying a comprehensive theory to new experiments

UserProfessor Michael Collins and Professor Evan Bentz (University of Toronto).

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockMonday 29 June 2009, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Vibration-based monitoring of soil properties during compaction

UserAssociate Professor Mike Mooney, Assoc Prof in the integrated Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Division at Colorado School of Mines.

HouseEngineering Department - LR3A.

ClockFriday 05 June 2009, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Design Centre

Understanding Patterns of Capability Loss Among Elderly Users

UserDavid Seidel - a first year PhD student in EDC (inclusive and healthcare design).

HouseMarshall's meeting room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 03 June 2009, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Design Centre

Assuring better clinical practice; when (not) to redesign

UserStephen Rogers - Specialist in Public Health, Northamptonshire Teaching PCT.

HouseMarshall's meeting room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 27 May 2009, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Geo-Vibrations, Dynamics, and Directional Effects

UserDr Derek Morris, Consulting Engineer, Derek Morris & Associates, Canada.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 22 May 2009, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Slopes: can centrifuge models contribute to improved design?

UserProfessor Malcolm Bolton, Head, Geotechnical and Environmental Group, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 08 May 2009, 16:30-17:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

William MCDonough (CANCELLED)

UserWilliam McDonough Author of "Cradle to Cradle".

HouseCANCELLED.

ClockWednesday 06 May 2009, 00:00-00:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Strengthening of Beams in RC Frames using External Tendons

UserProf Kiang Hwee Tan (National University of Singapore).

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 17 April 2009, 15:00-16:00

CRASSH events

Cosmic Centers and the Subject of the 21st Century

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

UserShelly Errington (Anthropology, UC Santa Cruz).

HouseLecture Theatre 9, Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 27 March 2009, 16:30-18:00

CRASSH events

Screening of: 'Terlena: the Breaking of a Nation' (2004)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

UserAndre Vltchek (Filmmaker and Political Commentator).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 26 March 2009, 19:30-21:45

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Semi-Analytic Modeling of Micro-Defects in an Infinite Semi-Infinite Matrix

Please note this is to be held in the Oatley Seminar Room

UserProfessor Leon Keer (Northwestern University).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - Oatley Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 23 March 2009, 14:15-15:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Innovating to sustainability

UserProfessor Charles Ainger, MWH Ltd and Centre for Sustainable Development, Cambridge University.

HouseLecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Trumpington Street.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2009, 18:00-19:30

Institution of Civil Engineers (Cambridge Branch)

Riverside Bridge, Cambridge

UserPhil Crack, Cambridgeshire County Council.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR6.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2009, 18:30-20:00

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

The role of fuel cell technology in a low carbon economy

UserNigel Brandon, Professor of Sustainable Development in Energy - Imperial College.

HouseLR2, Engineering Department, Inglis Building.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2009, 17:00-18:00

Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology Departmental Seminars

Sustainable Organic Fuels for Transport

UserDr Richard Pearson, Lotus Engineering, Norwich, Norfolk, UK.

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Department of Chemical Engineering.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2009, 15:30-16:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

From concept to completion - a Frank Stella Sculpture

UserDr Andrew Fraser (Arup Advanced Technology and Research).

HouseEngineering Department -LR6.

ClockFriday 27 February 2009, 15:00-16:00

Wildlife and Environment

Alternatives to Fossil Fuels

David MacKay is a wonderful speaker: lively, funny, wonderfully clear and easy to follow. Do not think that you cannot understand the problem, or that talks by professors of physics are not for you. Professors are not what they used to be!

UserDavid MacKay, Professor in the Department of Physics, CU.

HouseSt John's Church Hall, Hills Road, opposite Homerton College.

ClockWednesday 25 February 2009, 19:30-21:45

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Transportation in a Climate-Constrained World

UserAndreas Schäfer, Lecturer in Architecture - University of Cambridge.

HouseLR2, Engineering Department, Inglis Building.

ClockWednesday 18 February 2009, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Innovation in façade engineering

UserWill Stevens, Director Whibybird Facades.

HouseEngineering Department -LR6.

ClockFriday 13 February 2009, 15:00-16:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Water, health and sustainable development

UserDr Jamie Bartram, Co-ordinator of Water, Sanitation and Health at the World Health Organisation.

HouseLecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Trumpington Street.

ClockWednesday 11 February 2009, 18:00-19:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Energy use in the University of Cambridge

UserPaul Hasley, University Energy Manager - University of Cambridge.

HouseLR2, Engineering Department, Inglis Building.

ClockWednesday 04 February 2009, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Design Centre

Title to be confirmed

UserJan-Bertram A. Hillig - University of Reading.

HouseMarshall's meeting room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 04 February 2009, 16:30-17:30

CRASSH events

Culture Wars: Heritage and Armed Conflict in the 21st century

Closing date for registration is 5 December 2008. Fees range from £20 - £60. See here: https://webservices.admin.cam.ac.uk/cgi-bin/esales/confbookvmuh/intro.cgi

UserAbbas Alhussainy, Michael Barry, Reinhard Bernbeck, Patrick Boylan et al.

HouseGonville & Caius, Stephen Hawking Building.

ClockFriday 12 December 2008, 09:00-17:00

CRASSH events

Still in the Aftermath of Waterloo

UserMargaret Miles, American School of Classical Studies, Athens; UC Irvine.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Seminar Room, Trumpington Street.

ClockThursday 11 December 2008, 17:45-18:45

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Energy efficiency opportunities from heat pumps

UserAlex White - Senior Lecturer in Thermofluids, University of Cambridge.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department, Baker Building.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2008, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

The materials of the Hereford mappa mundi

UserSpike Bucklow, Hamilton Kerr Institute.

HouseEmmanuel College (Harrods Room).

ClockTuesday 25 November 2008, 17:30-19:00

The Cultures of Climate Change

Film Screening and Discussion: "The Happening" (2008)

UserBenjamin Morris and Bradon Smith (University of Cambridge).

HouseCRASSH Seminar Room, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2008, 17:00-19:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Upheaval behaviour of buried pipelines

UserDr ThushyThusyanthan, Consultant, KW Ltd.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 21 November 2008, 16:30-17:30

The Cultures of Climate Change

The Climate Crunch: Ethics, Ecology and the End of Civilisation

UserDr Michael Northcott, Divinity, University of Edinburgh.

HouseCRASSH Seminar Room, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockThursday 20 November 2008, 19:00-20:30

Engineering Design Centre

Psychology and design

The aim of this seminar is to introduce applications of psychology to design.

UserDaniel Johnson (SRA from the EDC inclusive design group).

HouseMeeting Rooms 1A+1B, (off the Oatly Lab), 2nd Floor, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 19 November 2008, 16:30-17:40

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Low cost roads and critical states (CS)

UserProfessor Andrew Schofield, Emeritus Professor of Engineering, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 14 November 2008, 16:30-17:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Britain’s building stock: a carbon challenge

UserMichael Kelly - Professor of Technology, University of Cambridge.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department, Baker Building.

ClockWednesday 12 November 2008, 17:00-18:00

The Cultures of Climate Change

Listening in Place

UserDr Katharine Norman, City University.

HouseCRASSH Seminar Room, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 11 November 2008, 17:00-18:30

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Fluid mechanical modelling of carbon dioxide sequestration

UserProfessor Herbert Huppert, Director of the Institute of Theoretical Geophysics, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 07 November 2008, 14:30-15:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Design of Engineering Structures

UserProf. Ian Liddell (Buro Happold).

HouseEngineering Department -LR6.

ClockFriday 31 October 2008, 15:00-16:00

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Energy plans that add up

UserDavid MacKay - Professor of Natural Philosophy, University of Cambridge.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department, Baker Building.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2008, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

EEFIT mission to the Sichuan earthquake

UserDr Professor Xianfeng Ma, Assistant Professor, Tongji University, China, current visitor at CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 24 October 2008, 16:30-17:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Carbon aspects of the cycles of metals

UserThomas Graedel - Professor of Industrial Ecology, Yale University.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department, Baker Building.

ClockFriday 17 October 2008, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Destabilization of gas hydrate-bearing sediments induced by thermal changes.

UserGye-Chun Cho, Assoc Prof, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engineering, KAIST.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 17 October 2008, 16:30-17:30