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National Infrastructure Laboratory

Our people

Learn about our academic experts, from their research interests to their contact details.

Dr Andrew Robinson

Facility Manager: NIL

Research interests

  • Materials and Structures
  • Active fluid flow structure

Professor Dave White PhD (Cantab), FREng, FICE, FTSE, FRINA, FIEAust

Professor of Infrastructure Geotechnics

Research interests

  • Offshore renewable energy - wind, tidal and wave
  • Geotechnical modelling of foundations, anchoring systems and subsea cables
  • Site characterisation - in situ and laboratory testing

Accepting applications from PhD students

Dr Duncan Crump

Principal Experimental Officer

Dr Taufan Abadi PhD

Research Fellow

National Infrastructure Laboratory staff

These are the key staff involved in the running of the laboratories.

Andrew Robinson: Facility Manager, National Infrastructure Laboratory. Email: Andrew Robinson 

Duncan Crump: Principal Experimental officer, Large Structures Testing Laboratory. Email: 

Stuart Findlow: Specialist Technician, Large Structures Testing Laboratory and Testing and Structures Research Laboratory. Email: 

Faten Ibrahim: Specialist Technician, Geomechanics Laboratory. Email: 

Jorge Mendoza: Experimental Officer, Geotechnical Centrifuge. Email:

Andrew Morgan: Specialist technician, Large Structures Testing Laboratory. Email: 

Aga Murch: Experimental Officer, Testing and Structures Research Laboratory. Email: 

Harvey Skinner: Experimental Officer, Geomechanics Laboratory. Email: