Jennifer was appointed Director of the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) in 2013.

CSIC focuses on how better data and information from a wide range of sensing systems can be used to improve our understanding of our infrastructure, leading to better design, construction and management practices. The Centre has strong collaboration with industry, developing and demonstrating innovations on real construction and infrastructure projects, and developing standards and guidance to enable implementation.

Jennifer is founding Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Smart Infrastructure and Construction Proceedings journal (ICE) and a member of PAS185 smart cities security standard steering group and the UKCRIC standing committee. She has also recently served as a member of ICE’s State of the Nation 2017 ‘Digital Transformation’ Steering Group. Prior to joining CSIC, Dr Schooling worked for Arup, leading the firm’s Research Business. She also worked with the Modern Built Environment Knowledge Transfer Network leading on the development of the agenda for the emerging Future Cities Catapult.