Industry Talk on Bridge Engineering - Arup Director (Alumnus)

Posted on by Will Dubin

Thursday 19th November: 1-2pm GMT

Bridge Engineering

Sammy Yip, who graduated from the department in 2004 and is currently an Associate Director at Arup, will share his experience working as a bridge engineer on long span bridges and long sea-crossings. 

In the presentation, Sammy will share his experience working as a bridge engineer in the UK and Hong Kong.  This will give an overview on the variety of projects a bridge engineer may work on. He will talk about some of the projects he worked on, with particular focus on the challenges in the design of selected projects including the following major bridges across the globe:

  • Queensferry Crossing in Scotland
  • Gerald Desmond Bridge in Los Angeles
  • Temburong Bridge in Brunei
  • Bataan Cavite Interlink Bridge in Philippines

Sammy Yip, Associate Director, Bridges and Civil Structures, Arup

Sammy graduated from Imperial College in 2004. He worked in the UK until 2009 and then he joined Arup in Hong Kong. He has worked on many major bridges, including long span cable-stayed bridges, sea-crossing and viaducts in 13 different countries. As the Manager for the Bridges and Civil Structures Skills Network in East Asia region in Arup, his main role is to facilitate skills development and knowledge management.

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