Dr David P Connolly
Dr Connolly works within the Institute for High Speed Rail and Systems Integration. He holds a PhD in High Speed Rail from the University of Edinburgh (UK), and a first class honours in Civil Engineering, also from the same University. He is a chartered professional engineer with the Institution of Civil Engineers (CEng MICE).
- Head of Civils/Track research at the Institute for High Speed Rail & Systems Integration
- Programme Manager - Railway Engineering with Project Management
Dr Connolly has held a variety of research grants, from funders including EPSRC, Innovate UK and the Leverhulme Trust. He has also been awarded grants directly from industry. He is primary supervisor for several PhD students and his research interests are include: Railway track dynamics, settlement, ground-borne vibration, critical velocity, soil-structure interaction
Dr Connolly is the programme leader for the ‘Railway Engineering with Project Management’ MSc, and teaches several modules on this programme.
Research groups and institutes
- Cities and Infrastructure
<li><a href="//phd.leeds.ac.uk/project/705-advanced-signal-processing-and-data-mining-techniques-for-proactive-railway-track-maintenance-">Advanced signal processing and data-mining techniques for proactive railway track maintenance </a></li>
<li><a href="//phd.leeds.ac.uk/project/607-increased-rainfall-and-faster-trains:-ensuring-future-railway-tracks-remain-stable-in-our-changing-climate">Increased rainfall and faster trains: ensuring future railway tracks remain stable in our changing climate</a></li>