The Piling 2020 conference organising committee is pleased to announce Professor Byron Byrne as a keynote speaker.
Byron Byrne is Professor of Engineering Science and Ørsted / Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Advanced Geotechnical Design at the University of Oxford. He leads on research into the geotechnical engineering for offshore wind and other renewable energy structures. He was Principal Investigator for the Carbon Trust / Ørsted / Industry funded PISA project, which won the BGA’s Fleming Award for 2017, delivering new design methods for large diameter offshore wind turbine monopiles. He leads the Oxford–Ørsted Framework research project on cyclic loading for offshore wind monopiles, and is Co-Investigator on the EPSRC / Industry funded ALPACA Project exploring piles in chalk.
The list of keynote speakers announced to date can be viewed here.