leads the nationally funded €2,2 million ‘PhD in Sustainable Development’ programme with 17 PhDs from Biology, Planning and Engineering at UCD
and Trinity College Dublin. Prof. Laefer
is involved on an ERC project on laser scanning and city-scale modelling, and ERC POC and TIDA projects on laser scanning and 3D printing. Dr. Gonzalez
participates in FP7 Transformers under the FEHRL umbrella and Dr. McNally
in 2013 ITN
SUP&R (Sustainable Pavements & Rail) and two 2013 CEDR projects: EARN and CoRePaSol.
Partner in FP5 SAMARIS (Sustainable and Advanced Materials for Road InfraStructures), FP6 ARCHES (Assessment and Rehabilitation of Central European Highway), COST345 on safety and serviceability assessment of highway structures, FP7 ASSET (Advanced Safety and Driver Support for Essential Road Transport) Direct_Mat and Re-Road (develop knowledge and innovative technologies for enhanced end of life strategies of asphalt pavements) projects. Coordinator of ITN TEAM (€3.17 million) which aims to deliver new technologies for sustainable transport. Coordinator of FP7 SMART Rail (€2.8 million) which aims to reduce replacement costs, delay and provide environmentally friendly maintenance solutions for aging infrastructure networks.