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



Tom Ardron is a FIBE2 CDT MRes + PhD student working within the Use Less and UKFIRES research groups in the Department of Engineering.

Tom is an ARB registered architect with several years of industry experience working primarily within the private residential sector on low-energy housing renovations. His research (supervised by Prof. Julian Allwood in collaboration with the Manufacturing Technology Centre) aims to locate prospective economies of scale within the UK domestic retrofit sector.

Tom is a graduate of architecture and holds an MPhil in Architecture and Urban Design from the University of Cambridge. Alongside his work in practice, Tom ran both BA and MArch studios at Newcastle University focusing on the reuse of existing buildings within architectural design.

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Bridge Talk and Tour

27 June 2023

Bridges define places, we are able to recognise places from bridges be it Tower Bridge in London or the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. So why are bridges important to Cambridge? It’s in the name! Cambridge is defined by its bridges. Professor Chris Burgoyne Chris Burgoyne, Emeritus Professor in Structural Engineering...

National Highways PhD Conference 2023

13 June 2023

On Monday 12 th of June, FIBE2 CDT students attended the National Highways PhD Conference in Birmingham. The Conference was based on the theme of Delivering the Future - Safe, Reliable and Sustainable Highways. The event brought together many leading figures in National Highways notably CEO Nick Harris, Chief Scientific...

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