Structural Engineering

Structural Engineering Research Theme

This winning entry to the Excellence in Structural Engineering Education Award describes how the University of Edinburgh has put creative design at the heart of its civil engineering degree programmes.

Congratulations to Dr Tim Stratford, Senior Lecturer in the Civil Engineering discipline and Head of the Engineering Graduate School, who received The Institution of Structural Engineers (the IStructE’s) Excellence in Structural Engineering Education Award on 8th June 2016 for innovations in teaching design as part of our Civil & Environmental Engineering degrees.

Dr Tim Stratford

Hyped are proud to announce they have been awarded funds from Innovation Initiative Grant, as well as a cash award, providing a modest, but comfortable budget to continue their research, development and testing. The group are keen to welcome new people and fresh ideas from mechanical, electrical and civil engineering as well as those who would be keen to help with outreach and marketing.

HYPED Research Group Photo
Dr Hwa Kian Chai

Full Job Title: 

Senior Lecturer

Engineering Discipline: 

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Institute: 

  • Infrastructure and Environment



+44(0)131 6507153

I am a Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering. I spent years working as researcher, engineer and university academic in Malaysia and Japan before joining Edinburgh.


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