School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering


Chris Carter BEng, DIS

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Chris graduated from Loughborough University in 1989, having completed a four year degree in Civil Engineering. He worked for a medium-sized contractor based in the Midlands for four years on road, bridge and infrastructure projects, including the novel radial sluice gate just up the road at Zouch, achieving the position of senior site engineer.

He returned to Loughborough to undertake research on a European funded project in 1993, and has since worked on many UK and European research projects, initially as a researcher and then as the EU Research Project Manager. He is now Research Manager for the School of Civil and Building Engineering.

Broad interests and activities

  • Communications; Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)
  • ICT-related legal issues
  • Mobility management
  • Process management


Previous research projects

  • REViSITE - Roadmap Enabling Vision and Strategy for ICT-enabled Energy Efficiency
  • I3CON - Industrialised, Integrated, Intelligent Construction
  • TRAVEL PLAN PLUS - Travel Reduction Attainment Via Energy-efficient Localities PLANning
  • HELENA - Higher Education Leading to ENgineering And scientific careers
  • WOMEN-CORE - WOMEN in COnstruction scientific Research
  • LEGAL-IST - Legal issues for the advancement of Information Society Technologies
  • SEEMseed - Study, Evaluate, and Explore in the Domain of the Single Electronic European Market
  • eLEGAL - Specifying Legal Terms of Contract in ICT Environment
  • ALIVE - working group on Advanced Legal Issues in Virtual Enterprise
  • ICCI - Innovation co-ordination, transfer and deployment through networked co-operation in the construction industry
  • VOSTER - Virtual Organisations Cluster
  • ROADCON - Strategic Roadmap towards Knowledge-Driven "Sustainable" Construction
  • ARCOM Conference Secretary (2008-9);
  • Paper reviewer for ARCOM, CM&E, I3CON and others;

Chris has represented Loughborough at various events and on several committees, including the Construct IT Process Improvement Group and the CITE Legal and Security Issues Project Group. He has also collaborated with the University of Salford on two PII projects related to evaluating the benefits of IT.