Dr Jennifer Schooling was appointed Director of the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) in 2013. Dr Schooling has secured £7.6M in grant funding from EPSRC and Innovate UK for the Centre, including an additional five years’ core funding awarded to enable the Centre to expand its valuable work. She is founding Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Smart Infrastructure and Construction Proceedings journal (ICE) and a member of PAS185 smart cities security standard steering group and the UKCRIC standing committee. She has also recently served as a member of ICE’s State of the Nation 2017 ‘Digital Transformation’ Steering Group, the Tideway Innovation Forum and Tideway Academic Advisory Group. Prior to joining the Centre, Dr Schooling worked for Arup, leading the firm’s Research Business. She also worked with the Modern Built Environment Knowledge Transfer Network leading on the development of the agenda for the emerging Future Cities Catapult. Before joining Arup, Dr Schooling worked for Edwards Vacuum (then BOC Edwards) as a manager for New Product Introductions.