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Dr Mauro Overend

Dr Mauro  Overend

Senior Lecturer in Building Engineering Design

Fellow of Christ's College

Mauro Overend is accepting applications for PhD students.

Cambridge University
Engineering Department
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1PZ

Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 332659


Mauro Overend has a first degree in Engineering and Architecture, a masters degree in structural engineering and a PhD in structural glass. He is a chartered engineer and prior to moving to returning to academia worked for eight years in structural and façade engineering, where he led multi-disciplinary teams on building projects in the UK and overseas. He currently leads the Glass & Facade Technology Research Group at the University of Cambridge which undertakes research on the structural and environmental performance of glass and building envelope systems. Mauro has more than 60 peer-reviewed publications to his credit and he serves on several national and international committees related to glass and façade engineering. In recognition of his research on glass and façade engineering he was he was awarded the 2011 Guthrie-Brown medal by the Institution of Structural Engineers and the 2013 IABSE Prize by the International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineers.  


Dr Overend teaches and supervises across the 4-year Engineering Tripos at the Department of Engineering. He is also Director of Studies at Christ's College where he supervises Structures and Materials.