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2013 ICE President's Medal awarded to
Prof Robert J. Mair

Prof Robert J. Mair won the 2013 ICE President's Medal for his services to the profession. The citation says that Prof Mair was awarded this prize "in recognition of innovation that is delivering a step change in design and construction". It recognises his international contribution to underground construction in soft ground, retaining structures, deep excavations and foundations. It also acknowledges the transformation at Cambridge University that is taking place under his leadership as head of the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction. His group's work at the centre focuses on the innovative use of "emerging technologies" and "emerging best practice" and their application to construction projects as well as existing infrastructure. This work already contibutes to "achieving transformational change in performance, efficiency and cost" of construction projects.



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