University of Oxford , RAEng research fellow
Brian studied Civil Engineering for his undergraduate degree at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG). After a brief stint working in site investigation he returned to NUIG to pursue a PhD on the behaviour of pile groups. In 2014 he joined University of Oxford as a postdoctoral researcher in experimental geotechnics focused on industry-funded research projects and was subsequently promoted to departmental lecturer in geotechnical engineering in January 2017. He was recently awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship entitled “intelligent real-time monitoring to inform underground construction processes”.