Fleur Loveridge

Fleur Loveridge

Academic Fellow, University of Leeds

Dr Fleur Loveridge has twenty years of experience in civil engineering covering both industry and academia.  Fleur graduated from the University of Oxford in Earth Sciences and the University of Leeds in Engineering Geology before spending the best part of a decade as a consulting engineer for Babtie Group and Mott MacDonald. During this period Fleur's work included investigation, design and construction supervision for a variety of infrastructure projects and applied research and development in engineering geology and geotechnical engineering. Projects included the Panama Canal Third Set of Locks Project, A3 Hindhead Improvements, Network Rail Seasonal Preparedness Study, M1 Dundalk Western Bypass and High Speed 1 Ashford Tunnels to name but a few.

In 2009 Fleur returned to academia and completed a PhD in the "Thermal performance of foundation piles used as heat exchnagers in ground energy systems" at the University of Southampton.  In 2013 she became a Lecturer in Geomechanics in Southampton before being awarded a five year Research Fellowship from the Royal Academy of Engineering.  She joined the Univeristy of Leeds as a University Academic Fellow in 2016.

Fleur is a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Geologists. She was a contributing author to the Ground Source Heat Pump Association Thermal Pile Standard and is a member of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering Technical Committee on Energy Geotechnics (TC308), where she leads to Task Force on Energy Geostructures. She is a member of EPSRC’s Engineering Early Career Forum.

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