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Est 2000 - home of the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

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Rowan University EESD2018

Qing Fan

Tim Forman

Diana Nenz

Carron Blom


University College Cork Courtyard


Charlie Ferguson during his natural flood management field work

Madeline Woodruff

Madeline Woodruff MPhil administrator

Francesca O'Hanlon

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The main road in Piura, Peru

Leon in Peru

Here with one of the residents, Armando, who gifted me the most delicious mango Leon has ever had.


Dr. Tim Forman headshot

Dr Stephanie Hirmer

Dr Stephanie Hirmer in the garden

Royal Academy Workshop Attendees

Attendees of the Royal Academy Of Engineering Frontiers of Development Workshop, Mexico City, May2019

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Widening Horizons update published

Feb 12, 2020

Dick Fenner and Charles Ainger have recently updated their 2006 paper (co-authored with Peter Guthrie and Heather Cruickshank) "Widening engineering horizons: addressing the complexity of sustainable development" to examine how much progress towards sustainability the civil engineering profession has made in each of the eight key areas defined in the original paper.

Perspectives on Urban Flood Resilience - Blog

Feb 12, 2020

Dick Fenner has compiled and edited a special themed edition of the Royal Society’s Philosophical Transactions A Journal on urban flood resilience, published in February 2020.

Prof Fenner paper wins award

Nov 13, 2019

Professor Dick Fenner and his co-authors Dr Lan Hoag (IBM) and Maggie Skandarian (Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, USA) have been highly commended in the Outstanding Paper Award by the Journal of Flood Risk Management.

Doctoral Researcher Attends Royal Academy of Engineering Workshop

Jul 24, 2019

From the 28th – 31st May, FIBE doctoral researcher Francesca O'Hanlon attended the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Frontiers of Engineering for Development symposium. The theme of the symposium was ‘WASHing Away Inequalities’.

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