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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment: Resilience in a Changing World (FIBE2)



Joseph Stephenson is an MRes + PhD student at the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment (FIBE2 CDT). Joseph is part of the Digital Roads of the Future initiative and is undertaking research in the field of highways construction and maintenance. Supervised by Professor Abir Al-Tabbaa, Joseph’s research aims to review and promote sustainable practices and materials, both extracting from and challenging aspiration in the industry. National Highways sponsors the research and provides industrial supervision through senior pavements adviser Matt Wayman.

Joseph graduated from University of Birmingham with a first-class MEng in Civil Engineering. As part of this degree, Joseph spent a year studying abroad at University of Melbourne and a year working full-time for the contractor Octavius Infrastructure on a major strategic highway project. He has also undertaken placement work with Bryan G Hall, a specialist regional highway engineering consultancy.

Outside of academia, Joseph is a keen musician, singing and touring with Trinity College Choir.

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