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National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing

Interdisciplinary Centre for infrastructure sensors and instrumentation

The National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing (NRFIS) is a new state of the art research facility hosted by the University of Cambridge. Housed in the new Civil Engineering Building located on the West Cambridge Campus, it is part of the UK Collaboratorium for Research on Infrastructure & Cities (UKCRIC) portfolio of research and innovation facilities funded through the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Latest news

On sensors, measurements and conventions

4 February 2021

In the latest of CSIC's monthly Smart Infrastructure Blogs, Dr Miguel Bravo Haro, CSIC Research Associate, brings focus to sensors, measurement and particularly to conventions.

CSIC investigate a new use for existing technology to identify potential sinkholes.

14 January 2021

The occurrence of sinkholes during construction can have devastating consequences. The development of an early warning system to predict the early formation of sinkholes before they cause property damage or even loss of life would be of huge benefit to the infrastructure and construction industry.

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The National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing (NRFIS) is a new state-of-the-art UKCRIC research facility hosted by the University of Cambridge. Housed in the new Civil Engineering Building, NRFIS brings together specialist engineering facilities and sensor development capabilities under one roof. It offers an interdisciplinary centre for cutting edge research to explore the development and application of novel sensor systems at a range of scales.