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“Innovations in Modern Cable Stayed and Long Span Bridges”

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Agenda: • Introduction • Innovative features of some modern cable stayed and long span bridges [seismic, aerodynamics, erection methodologies, advanced analyses • Case study of an award winning iconic cable stayed bridge • Q&A

About the Speaker: Sam Khan is the Director of Bridges at Rendel and has extensive international experience in project leadership, expert advice, design, management and construction engineering of major bridges, particularly cable stayed bridges. Sam was Rendel’s Project Director for the award winning Sydney Metro project in Australia, involving a 4.5km long viaduct and a complex iconic cable stayed bridge. He was involved with the project from the beginning and his responsibilities included advising the principal contractor on design, advanced analyses, construction methodologies, value engineering of the cable‐stayed bridge. Sam’s portfolio of major international cable stayed and major bridge projects further includes Mersey Gateway bridge, Stonecutters Bridge, Queensferry Crossing, Phu My bridge and Obhur bridge. He has authored several papers in reputed international journals and has presented extensively at a number of international conferences and symposiums.

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