Dean, College of Design, Construction and Planning
University of Florida
Chimay is well known globally as a leader in the development and use of computing systems to solve challenging problems in design and construction. He holds a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from The University of Leeds, a higher doctorate, D.Sc., from Loughborough University, and an Honorary Doctorate (Dr.h.c.) from Delft University of Technology. His research has received support worth over $150 million and he has supervised 52 doctoral candidates to completion and mentored over 25 postdoctoral researchers.
Chimay holds Fellowships of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Structural Engineers, and the American Society of Civil Engineers. He is also a Fellow of The Royal Academy of Engineering, and the National Academy of Construction (USA).
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Chimay’s Latest Research and Thoughts about Building the Future of the Built Environment