ICE Official Lecture

ICE Official Lecture

The Official Lecture of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

"BIM Technologies for Designing Sustainable Infrastructures"

Professor Tim Broyd, FREng CEng FICE FRSA
President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), UK

Tim is Professor of Built Environment Foresight at University College London as well as an Honorary Professor of Civil Engineering at the same university. He recently moved to UCL following a career in industry, and has substantial experience as corporate director of technology, innovation and sustainability for globally operating engineering design consultancies. In addition he was CEO of construction industry research body CIRIA from 2002 to 2007. Within his new role he works with leading individuals in industry, government and academia to understand and prepare for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
He is a leading advocate for BIM (Building Information Modelling), was a founding member of the UK Government’s BIM Task Group, was lead author of the UK’s published strategy on BIM Level 3 ('lifetime BIM’) and has provided advice in this area to the development teams of a number of large infrastructure projects. In the summer of 2016 he will become the founding Director of UCL’s new Institute for Digital Innovation in the Built Environment (iDIBE).
Tim is a Fellow of both the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Institution of Civil Engineers. He is a Vice Chairman and Director of the Construction Industry Council and a Director of Thomas Telford Limited. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of BRE Global, having previously been a Director of CEEQUAL Limited. Tim became a Vice President of the Institution of Civil Engineers in 2011, and became its President in November 2016.
Tim graduated from the University of Birmingham with a First Class Honours degree in Civil Engineering, and remained there to study for a PhD in the mixing of salt and fresh waters in natural British estuaries.

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