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Read more at: Blog: Four Futures, One Choice

Blog: Four Futures, One Choice

11 December 2020

While many worried that automation would lead to unprecedented levels of unemployment, the b uilt e nvironment in 2040 is powered both by a growing skilled workforce and supported by automation. More people than ever are now in employment, a change that happened rapidly in response to the Green New Deal and other post-...

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Read more at: Publication: Four Futures One Choice

Publication: Four Futures One Choice

11 December 2020

fourfutures_onechoice_2020._png.png Four Futures, One Choice uses a futures thinking methodology to explore four scenarios for the digital built environment in the year 2040, hinging on the age demographics in the UK and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It demonstrates that a complex web of factors...

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Read more at: Book: Four Futures - One Choice

Book: Four Futures - One Choice

4 November 2020

screenshot_2020-12-11_at_11.11.09.png Four Futures, One Choice provokes us with a future lens enabling us to view, with clarity and detail, four scenarios of what Britain could look like in 2040, depending upon the decisions that are made now, in these unprecedented times of opportunity. It presents us with four compelling...

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Dr Farhad Huseynov

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Read more at: Complex Systems Network

Complex Systems Network

This network takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the state-of-the-art in use of modelling support for infrastructure planning decision making, both in industry and policy practice, and in the research community; needs of the practitioner community for research and innovation on...

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Read more at: Analysing Systems Interdependencies using a Digital Twin

Analysing Systems Interdependencies using a Digital Twin

This project investigates how to understand infrastructure complexity, using the digital twin. This work provides a first step toward next-generation systems engineering by demonstrating the feasibility of using a digital twin to generate new insight on systems relationships and interdependencies. ...

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Read more at: Adaptive Design of Supported Excavations

Adaptive Design of Supported Excavations

This project aimed to fully document and make available the automated back analysis tool developed to support commercial implementation, as well as investigate barriers to the adoption of data-driven adaptive design in practice through a targeted workshop. It provides guidance on future research...

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Paul Fidler

Research background

Paul joined the Department of Engineering in 1995, initially to work on the development of a yield-line analysis program for concrete bridges. In recent years, Paul's research has been on using new sensing technologies such as wireless sensors or fibre-optic strain measurements for civil infrastucture assets.

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Read more at: Publication: Final Report - Analysing Systems Interdependencies using a Digital Twin

Publication: Final Report - Analysing Systems Interdependencies using a Digital Twin

10 July 2019

screenshot_2020-06-30_at_21.51.57.png Project background This project investigates how to understand infrastructure complexity, using the digital twin. This work provides a first step toward next-generation systems engineering by demonstrating the feasibility of using a digital twin to generate new insight on systems...

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Read more at: Publication: Final Report - Complex Systems Network

Publication: Final Report - Complex Systems Network

25 April 2019

screenshot_2020-07-01_at_12.23.50.png Project background This network takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the state-of-the-art in use of modelling support for infrastructure planning decision making, both in industry and policy practice, and in the research community; needs of the practitioner community...

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