Speaker : Cam Middleton


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Campbell Middleton is the Laing O’Rourke Professor of Construction Engineering at Cambridge University. Prior to Cambridge he worked for nearly ten years in bridge and highway construction and design in Australia and with Arup in London. He is Chairman of the UK Bridge Owners Forum and acts as a specialist bridge consultant in the UK and abroad.

His research interests cover smart sensors and structural health monitoring, advanced failure and risk analysis, asset management, non-destructive testing, additive manufacturing, applications of computer vision to civil engineering and new materials. He is one of the executive team managing the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction, which has been awarded over £15M in funding by the EPSRC and Innovate UK. This grant has led to Cambridge being awarded £18M by the government and a further £18M by the University as part of the UK government’s £138M investment in university research in infrastructure and cities (UKCRIC) to establish the UKs National Infrastructure Research Facility in Infrastructure Sensing (NRFIS).

He was Principal Investigator for the EPSRC Future Infrastructure Forum Network and was a Visiting Researcher on a Canadian NSERC Strategic Grant entitled “Protecting Canada’s Concrete Bridges”.