The Centre for Excellence in Smart and Sustainable Construction
Heriot-Watt University Dubai's Centre for Excellence in Smart and Sustainable Construction
CES²C partners with like-minded organisations and government entities to lead the transformation of the Built Environment and the development of next generation professionals for the benefit of the economy. By providing a creative environment for collaboration between multidisciplinary researchers, industry and government, CES²C offers a global hub for disruptive thinking and a model for solutions development and stakeholder engagement.
The CES²C Themes
Our industry-led research and innovation activities focus on enabling solutions around three main themes:
Heriot-Watt University’s Centre of Excellence in Smart and Sustainable Construction
Our Built Environment courses aim to attain excellence in the core disciplines that contribute to a sustainable, resource and energy efficient society and are committed to undertaking high value, high impact knowledge transfer in topics of relevance to global challenges.
Heriot-Watt University and CES²C are committed to providing the best possible grounding for the future generation of industry professionals.
Meet the Team
The CES²C Non-executive Board is chaired by His Excellency Dr Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, former UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment and brings together a group of expert opinions and leading voices across academia, industry and government.
Our industry partners work with us to transform the future of construction and drive research and innovation in the sector.
Aldar Development is a master developer of integrated, liveable, and thriving communities across Abu Dhabi’s most desirable destinations.
ASGC has grown to become a key player in the UAE’s construction industry through its commitment to reliability, in-house capabilities and customer dedication.
Jacobs deliver impactful global solutions to create a more connected, sustainable world - from intelligence to infrastructure, cybersecurity to space exploration.
JLL is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management.
Mott MacDonald Group operate from 50 countries across 12 core sectors, including buildings, education, environment, health, industry, international development and oil and gas.