20 October 202218:00 - 19:30 BST
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An internationally inspiring engineer whose designs combine beautiful form with function, Naeem has made major contributions to bridge design on a global scale which reflect his background in both architecture and engineering, making him the stand-out candidate for the 2022 award.
Naeem's work has included the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, Shenzhen Bay Bridge in Hong Kong, Brunei Temburong Bridge, the multi awardwinning Hulme Arch Bridge in Manchester, and the highly acclaimed Queensferry Crossing in Scotland, which was awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Major Project Award.
As well as involvement in some of the world’s largest infrastructure projects, Naeem has also engineered and managed some of the UK’s unique engineering landmarks, such as the Medway Bridge on the Channel Tunnel Rail Link. Naeem has worked on road and rail bridges, viaducts and railway stations in Hong Kong, China, Korea, Vietnam, Maldives, India, South Africa, Turkey, and USA.
A Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences) he was awarded the Prince Philip Medal, the Royal Academy of Engineering’s highest individual award for his ground-breaking work on some of the world’s most iconic bridges. He was inducted into the Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame in 2016.
The IStructE Gold Medal is the Institution’s highest individual honour and is awarded for personal contributions to the advancement of structural engineering. Arrangements are under way for Naeem Hussain to deliver his 2022 Gold Medal address at the Institution’s Headquarters in London, UK on October 20th.
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A technical presentation from Chartered Engineers Pacific on the LED lighting revolution
A technical lecture on the collapse of an early railway bridge, lessons that were learnt then, and lessons that can still be applied today.
Professor Steve Denton will give a talk about the evolution of the structural Eurocodes – understanding what is happening, why and when.
Theoretical and applied uses of 3D printing in construction
Working towards net zero carbon, this meeting will present a parametric study and paradigms we need to change.
Black belt negotiation: how much are you leaving on the table?
An online presentation about One Centenary Way which is the first building within Phase 2 of a major regeneration project within the Paradise area of Birmingham.
This breakfast briefing event with Invennt will explore how structural engineers can meet the demands of structural change in the built environment.