Annual lecture: Resilience - Getting into shape, Luxembourg

19 November, 2015 | 18:30 - 23:00

Join us for our annual lecture in Luxembourg on Resilience - Getting into shape.
Join us for our annual lecture in Luxembourg on Resilience - Getting into shape.

About this event

The role of maintaining and creating resilient physical infrastructure falls to the engineer. The burden of paying for it falls to society, through taxation or user chargers.

It's time we got all this into shape…

Speaker

Professor Paul Jowitt CBE FREng FICE CEng CEnv FIPENZ FRSA FCGI FRSE

Professor Paul William Jowitt is a British civil engineer, Professor of Civil Engineering Systems at Heriot Watt University, and Executive Director of the Scottish Institute of Sustainable Technology.

On 3 November 2009, he became the 145th President of the Institution of Civil Engineers. He was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2011 Birthday Honours for services to technology. He is currently President of the Commonwealth Engineers Council. He was elected in 2012 as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

He graduated from Imperial College in 1972 and lectured there from 1974 before moving to Heriot Watt in 1987 where he was Head of Civil and Offshore Engineering from 1989 to 1999. In 1997 he was an Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2005.

The lecture will be given in English.

Contact

For further information and to ensure access to the EIB, non staff attendees should register in advance with:

Piers Vickers
e: p.vickers@eib.org
t: 4379 88619

Event materials

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