Dr Simon Smith

Reader and Director of Discipline



+44(0)131 6507159


3.17 William Rankine Building

Engineering Discipline: 

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Institute: 

  • Infrastructure and Environment

Research Theme: 

  • Infrastructure Sensing and Systems
Dr Simon Smith
Dr Simon Smith

Academic Qualifications: 

Professional Qualifications and Memberships: 


  • Maths OR MSc: Engineering Risk Management
  • Year 3 Construction Management
  • Year 3 Infrastructure Management
  • Year 4/5 Engineering Project Management
  • Year 4/5 Construction Process Modelling
  • Year 4/5 Project Planning

Research Interests: 

Construction Safety Management

  • IT Tool for Construction Safety Management

Stochastic modelling of concrete operations

  • Modelling the concrete placing cycle

Cyclic Construction Processes

  • Cyclic construction process management and estimation

Total Safety

  • A tool for the development and management of health and safety method statements: Total-Safety.com

Optimal Resource Study

  • What is the best level of resources for concreting operations?


  • On Construction and Infrastructure Management Research at Edinburgh


  • Management of Construction Safety Risk Total-Safety.com
  • Construction Management
  • Earthworks and earthmoving control
  • Cyclic construction process management and estimation
  • Scheduling of in-situ concreting operations

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