Dr Jinying XU

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow at Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge


Dr. Jinying Xu is a Marie Skłodowska–Curie Fellow in the Department of Engineering since October 2022, and is a Cambridge Zero David MacKay Research Associate at Darwin College. Her research project is “Data science and digital technologies for intelligent carbon management in the whole life of highway assets”. The project aims to develop a standardised carbon data model for the digitalisation and automation of carbon data measurement and reporting to collect trustworthy data that facilitate informed carbon management decision-making in highway assets. This project is a part of the Future Roads Fellowship Programme. Dr. Xu works closely with industry collaborators including National Highways, Costain, SAP.

Before joining Cambridge, she worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at HKU and was the research team leader and then a project manager of a 1-million-pound Innovation and Technology Fund project. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) in 2021, MPhil from Tongji University in 2017, and BEng from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2014. Her research interests include data science for construction sustainability, smart construction and facility management, construction digital transformation, human-organisation-technology fit, and human-machine augmentation in engineering.

  • 24 April 2024, 5:30pm

    2024 CSaP Annual Cleevely Lecture: Dr Dave Smith, National Technology Adviser

    The Government, science policy, and products - from concept to consumer: After six months as the first full time National Technology Adviser, Dave Smith will reflect on how UK government investment in the science base supports our private sector and how the Science and Technology Framework guides government innovation policy today.

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    “Road to Sustain”: Learning about biodiversity through Minecraft Educational games

    On 23 March, Cambridge Zero Darwin College David MacKay Research Associate Dr. Jinying Xu organised a Cambridge Festival event at the Department of Engineering as part of the family weekend.