Dr Emily So
- University Senior Lecturer University of Cambridge
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephone: +44 (0) 1223 332969
- Principal Investigator
Dr Emily So is a chartered civil engineer and a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Architecture at the University of Cambridge. Before coming to Cambridge she worked at Arup as a senior geotechnical engineer and has most recently finished a two-year appointment at the U.S. Geological Survey as a Mendenhall Fellow. Her area of speciality is casualty estimation in earthquake loss modelling and her research has led to improved understanding of the relationship between death and injury following earthquakes. She has actively engaged with earthquake‐affected communities in different parts of the world, focusing on applying her work towards making real-world improvements in seismic safety. She is the 2010 Shah Family Innovation Prize winner, an award given annually by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) to promising young practitioners or academics. Dr So is a Director of Studies and Fellow in Architecture at Magdalene College and a Director of Cambridge Architectural Research Ltd.