Department of Engineering

Paul Fidler

Department of Engineering
Trumpington Street
United Kingdom


Tel.: +44 1223 332816

ORCID: 0000-0003-4594-4323


Paul graduated from Churchill College, Cambridge in 1994 after reading Natural Sciences for two years before switching to Computer Science in his final year. He joined the Department of Engineering in 1995.

Since joining the Department, Paul has worked primarily within the Bridge Research Group, but has also been involved with projects for the Design Office. Projects have included:

  • Computer programs for Yield-line analysis of concrete slab and beam-and-slab bridges
  • Wireless sensor networks for structural health monitoring
  • Low-power single-board ARM based computers for use in teaching and research
  • Custom bootable Linux DVD for use in undergraduate teaching

Paul has also been responsible for setting up and maintaining and number of websites for various purposes, and has also been a demonstrator for the Interdisicplinary Design Project course for Part IB students.

Paul is now a Computer Associate in the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction within the Department.