Kathy Franklin

Kathy FranklinKathy Franklin

Structural Engineer - ARUP

MEng (Structural) Cambridge

Kathy has worked on the structural design, analysis and forensic engineering on a wide variety of building and infrastructure projects. Her particular interest and expertise is in structural dynamics (vibration, blast, impact, seismic engineering), solving such problems as design for dancing crowds in pop concerts, pedestrian bridge vibration, lively office floors, achieving low vibration environments for sensitive equipment in laboratories and hospitals, wind, vehicle and machine induced vibration of structures. Projects that she is particularly proud to have been involved in include: Singapore Sports Hub, Kurilpa Bridge Brisbane; Marina Bay Sands Skypark; Sydney Cricket Ground Victor Trumper and Noble Bradman Stands; and "The Birds Nest" Beijing National Stadium. Kathy is passionate about education of the next generation of engineers, and research that will improve delivery of future projects. She regularly guest lectures at UTS, UNSW and USyd and has participated in a number of joint industry/academia research projects.