Nigel Cassidy

Professor of Geotechnical Infrastructure Engineering, University of Birmingham

Nigel is Professor of Geotechnical Infrastructure Engineering at the University of Birmingham, UK. He has over 30 years’ academic and industrial experience in near-surface geophysics, geotechnical engineering and numerical modelling.

His research focuses on the development of remote monitoring, modelling and inversion techniques to solve practical environmental and geo-engineering problems. Nigel has published 100+ peer-reviewed international journal papers, articles and book chapters and established a portfolio of over £10M of research.

He was a Council trustee of the Geological Society of London (2012-2017) and is a long-term member of the UK Government’s Natural and Environmental Research Council (NERC) strategic Training Advisory Board. He has been lecturing for the best part of 20 years and specializes in teaching near-surface geophysics, remote sensing and practical fieldwork skills.

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