Professor Brian Uy FTSE
Head, School of Civil Engineering, University of Sydney (NSW)
Professor Brian Uy is an international authority on steel and composite structures. His research covers all facets of building and bridge construction seeking more efficient safer designs while moving closer to net zero emissions.
Brian led the development of two important Australia–New Zealand Standards for constructing composite steel-concrete buildings and bridges. The standards are world-leading and influenced standards in the USA and Europe.
In 2019, Brian was named John Holland Civil Engineer of the Year by Engineers Australia and in 2021 he was awarded their John Connell Gold Medal for Structural Engineering.
Brian has also made significant contributions via the Institution of Structural Engineers, through which he drove the establishment of the Collaborative Reporting for Safer Structures Australasia.