Laura is a PhD student in Imperial College London since October 2015. She is part of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Civil Engineering. Her research area focuses on the optimisation of structural form based on multiple sustainability factors. The research is conducted in partnership with Robert Bird Group and under the supervision of Dr Andrew Phillips.
Laura received a first class MEng degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Imperial College London in 2015. She went on a year abroad to The University of Queensland in 2014/2015. She has some industry experience from summer internships and has worked on structural biomechanics as a research intern.