Doctoral Research in Civil Engineering

| September 4, 2015

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Interested in studying for a PhD in Civil Engineering at the University of Birmingham? Ashley Hayden, a PhD student in the department, discusses his research, postgraduate study and why he chose Birmingham.

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EAD: Engineering, Controls, and Construction Management

EAD was founded in 2001 for the purpose of providing mechanical, electrical and process engineering to regional industry. Since that time, we have added several more disciplines such as process controls integration/programming, industrial construction management, commercial general contracting, control panel fabrication, civil engineering and workplace safety consulting.

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Article | April 3, 2020

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The global pandemic has affected fundamental aspects of everyone’s daily lives, from the way we work and learn to how we shop and socialize. The need for social distancing has brought about a number of changes to the public spaces used by all, such as one-way systems and temporary hand-sanitizing facilities. However, these measures are short-term fixes, often shoehorned into spaces that were not designed with social distancing in mind. The challenge for architects and designers as we move into a post-COVID future is to design for these new requirements in innovative and creative ways that still enable a sense of togetherness while maintaining physical distance – the new post-COVID architecture. These are three ways architecture might change as a result of the pandemic.

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EAD: Engineering, Controls, and Construction Management

EAD was founded in 2001 for the purpose of providing mechanical, electrical and process engineering to regional industry. Since that time, we have added several more disciplines such as process controls integration/programming, industrial construction management, commercial general contracting, control panel fabrication, civil engineering and workplace safety consulting.

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