News and opportunities
Best Structures Project
Thomas McLean's project on extraterrestrial structures is awarded the best structures project of the year
3D printing and low-cost sensing projects in South America
Funding awarded for 3D printing and low-cost sensing projects
EmergingStructTech Lab @ The Invention Rooms
The Emerging Structural Technologies Research Group particiated in a STEMM activity at Imperial's White City
IStructE Commendation Excellence in Engineering Education
The group received a Commendation from the IStructE for its Excellence in Structural Engineering Education
Visit to Peruvian Research Centres
Jan 2018 | A series of visits, invited and meetings with Peruvian academics and entrepreneurs took place.
International Workshop in Turkey
International Workshop on Seismic Loss and Rehabilitation in Istanbul British Council - Tubitak
Leena's visit to the U of Washington and UC Berkeley
Sept/2017 - Leena visited the universities of Washington and UC Berkeley where she presented her doctoral work and attended shaking table experiments.
IABSE Symposium - Vancouver, Canada
Sept/2017 - Zhan and Adeyanju presented their work during the 39th IABSE Symposium in Vancouver
Science clubs in Peru
Jul/2017 - Fernando leads the hands-on workshop "CompuQuake" in the framework of the Program Clubes de Ciencia Peru.
Fernando's seminar on timber modelling
Jul/2017 - Fernando will deliver a seminar to the Peruvian College of Architects on the numerical modelling of damage in timber structures.
We are not currently seeking post-doctoral researchers. However, exceptional candidates are welcome to contact Dr. Málaga to discuss potential avenues of collaboration. External postdoctoral fellowship opportunites exist through the EPSRC, Royal Society, Leverhulme foundation, Royal Commission 1851, and several Home Country Programmes.
We are always pleased to hear from people interested in conducting research with us in any of the areas mentioned above.
Please note that we only consider applications from highly qualified students with a specialized MSc degree. Get in touch via email *only if* you:
- have a first-class honours (or equivalent),
- have formulated a thoughtful tentative research plan compatible with my research interests, and
- have secured or actively sought a competitive scholarship.
Competitions for funding opportunities may exist through internal and external schemes for *exceptional* applicants.
Undergraduate and MSc
We are very happy to work with motivated and capable master and undergraduate students. We have worked with UROP placements, international exchanges, dissertations and final year projects. Highly motivated individuals with research interests outside conventional structural engineering themes are particularly welcome.