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Professor Colin Taylor

Professor Colin Taylor

Professor Colin Taylor
FICE, B.Sc., PhD, C.Eng

Professor of Earthquake Engineering

Area of research

Earthquake Engineering, Infrastructure Resilience

Office 1.37
Queen's Building,
University Walk, Clifton BS8 1TR
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Research summary

 

Earthquake and dynamic design of civil engineering systems, especially dams, long span bridges, buildings and nuclear facilities.
Developing new, holistic, risk-based approach for managing the performance of complex built environment systems over their life-cycle (design to decommissioning). Applying these ideas to assessing the impact of climate change on the UK Electricity Supply Industry and other utilities.
Developing advanced large-scale laboratory test techniques in earthquake engineering and structural dynamics (e.g. shaking table testing). A lead academic in development of the £15m BLADE laboratories.

Earthquake and dynamic design of civil engineering systems, especially dams, long span bridges, buildings and nuclear ...

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