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Digital Workflows and Computational Design Panel

Digital Workflows and Computational Design Panel

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The Digital Workflows and Computational Design Panel helps members keep pace with the rapid pace of technological development in design practice.

As part of the Institution’s digital engineering strategic focus, the Panel sits at the forefront of digital structural design. The Panel inputs into various wider industry bodies and works to provide members with an understanding of digital techniques for the 21st century and transitioning traditional workflows into a more digitally integrated and holistic design approach.  Topics may include:

  • Digital design workflow best-practice
  • Design data interoperability
  • Digital manufacturing
  • Computational design, digital competencies and the role of the engineer
  • Methods of digital design
  • Software development


Panel structure:
  • Chair
  • Vice Chair
  • BIM Panel representative
  • Up to 24 other members (including members of variousgrades and those based in different locations)


Get involved:

We invite expressions of interest in Panel membership each September, contacting all members except Student Members.

Members of the Panel are expected to fully participate in supporting and driving the Panel's activities forward.

There are many ways that you can contribute to the activities of the group, and you will be expected to do some work outside the meetings, for example drafting or reviewing guidance and keeping up to date on the latest developments around the topic of digital workflows and/or computational design .

Meetings are generally held online. In-person meetings are held at the discretion of, and agreed by, the Panel.

Contact the Panel if you have questions about their work.


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