Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network



Seeking to encourage girls in civil engineering

Sofia Antonopoulou (ESR1), Giulia Milana (ESR6) and Loreto Manriquez (TRUSS project manager) joined Dr. Aoife Ahern (WP3 leader and UCD Head of Civil Engineering School) for an outreach activity in Mount Anville Montessori Junior School (Dublin, Ireland) on Monday 13rd February 2017 from 8.45 am to 9.30 am. Mount Anville is a Sacred Heart Montessori Junior School [...]

Bridge damage detection based on vibration data

The paper 'Bridge damage detection based on vibration data: past and new developments',  by JJ Moughty (ESR10) and his supervisor Joan Ramon Casas, was published in the Bridge Engineering Section of Frontiers in Built Environment on the 3rd February 2017. This paper is open access and available for download at the DOI link provided with the full reference below. Abstract: [...]

Second TRUSS training week

The 2nd TRUSS ITN training week was held in Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya (UPC) (Spain) from Monday 16th to Friday 20th January 2017. All fourteen Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) received training in core and specialist research modules, team activities and research seminars as per table below. Additionally, four postgraduate researchers and five lecturers external to TRUSS attended modules of [...]

State of technology review of civilian UAVs

Siyuan Chen (ESR14) has published the paper titled "State of Technology Review of Civilian UAVs" together with his supervisors Debra F. Laefer and Eleni Mangina, in Recent Patents on Engineering. The highlights of the paper are as follows: Background: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology has exploded in recent years. Presently UAVs are beginning to be major in roads [...]

TRUSS supervisor and ESR on Irish national television

Nationwide is a television programme shown in Ireland each Monday, Wednesday and Friday evening at 19:00. Produced by RTÉ Cork, and broadcast on RTÉ One for around 30 minutes, it is presented by Anne Cassin and Mary Kennedy. On the Friday 9th December, Anne Casin refers to how "unfortunately women continue to be under-represented in the fields of science, technology, engineering and [...]

Attendance to ROSE workshop during secondment

Secondments often provide an opportunity of exposing Early Stage Researchers to other projects. When on secondment at Greenwood Engineering in Denmark, Daniel Martinez Otero (ESR12), had the chance to attend 2016 ROSE workshop: "Green Road Infrastructure", from 11 am to 5 pm on the 24th and from 9 am to 1 pm on the 25th November. The workshop was [...]