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Dr Mateusz Bocian from the University of Leicester, a former Vibration Engineering Section member and current member of the team behind Exeter VSimulators, has been awarded £414k for a project "Development of a new class of pedestrian structural loading models calibrated with data from in-situ measurements".

Funded by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange via Polish Returns 2019 programme, the project aims to establish a new project group within the Department of Bridges and Railways at Wroclaw University of Science and Technology.

Supported by five eminent Professors from Europe and USA, specialising in vibration serviceability, including Professor James Brownjohn from the University of Exeter, and the leading Polish academics specialising in bridge engineering, the project will accelerate efforts towards the development of reliable design guidelines for lightweight structures subjected to the action of walking crowds.

The details of the programme can be found here and the list of all awardees can be found here


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