UCL Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering


Spring into STEM | Digitalisation in Infrastructure - the bigger picture

19 April 2023, 9:00 am–9:30 am

Digital rendering of a city where rectangular linear shapes stretch up and outwards on a dark screen

How is digitalisation affecting infrastructure sectors? This Virtual Lecture will be given by Professor Liz Varga from the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, part of the Spring into STEM webinars from UCL Engineering

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CEGE Communications - UCL Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering

Liz Varga is a Professor of Complex Systems and will be presenting a lecture on the bigger picture of infrastructure digitalisation. Liz will give a half-hour online lecture on how digitalisation is affecting infrastructure sectors with the promise of inter-organisational collaboration via digital platforms. The outcomes for society, the economy and the environmental that arise from digitalisation are covered as are unintended and ignored consequences. UCL will be offering the first Infrastructure Systems masters in the UK in Sep 2023 hosting leading edge topics in infrastructure research.

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About the Speaker

Liz Varga

Professor of Complex Systems

In the UCL Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering (CEGE), Liz Varga is the chair in Complex Systems. Liz's area of research expertise is in economic (or linear) infrastructure, which offers vital services to people, society, and the economy. Liz is the director of the Infrastructure Systems Institute, which looks into pressing issues relating to integrated transport, energy, water, waste, and telecommunications systems' resilience, sustainable innovation, and efficiency.

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