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Patrick Godfrey is Professor of Systems Engineering at the University of Bristol, and Director of the Systems Centre and the EPSRC Industrial Doctorate Centre in Systems at University of Bristol and University of Bath. The Centre is focused on ‘Leading in the application of Systems Thinking to create value within socio-technical complexity’. His research focuses on systems thinking applied to complex engineering topics such as: infrastructure design, operations and management; capability, uncertainty, risk, value and safety and more recently systems for the built environment, resilience and sustainability. http://www.bristol.ac.uk/eng-system...
Patrick has for most of his career been a Director of a large consulting engineering company– Halcrow, where he specialised in the design of offshore oil and gas structures. He was the Visiting Professor of Civil Engineering Systems at University of Bristol for 10 years 1995-2005. During this time he co-authored ‘Doing it Differently - Systems for Rethinking Construction’ which was awarded a Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Gold Medal and Author of the Year in 2001. From 1996 to 2001 he personally provided strategic risk management consultancy services to BAA for the development of Terminal 5. He retired from Halcrow to take up his Chair in Systems Engineer in 2005. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Fellow of Institution of Civil Engineers, Fellow of City and Guilds Institute, Fellow of the Energy Institute, Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Engineering by the University of Bristol in 2004. He is also a National Advocate for Industrial Doctorate Centres for EPSRC. http://www.bristol.ac.uk/pace/gradu...