Stephen Ledbetter  BSc PhD FICE FSFE CEng

Director of CWCT

Stephen Ledbetter was Director of the Centre for Window and Cladding Technology (CWCT) for over twenty years. He is a civil/structural engineer and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering. He worked for a civil engineering consultancy before joining the University of Bath in 1981.

His research interests are in the field of facade engineering, both the technical and business process issues. He is currently working on:

    Structural performance of glass assemblies
    Design for safe construction and operation
    Recycling of architectural flat glass
    Process mapping of the construction industry
Further details of his own research work and that of others at CWCT is available on the CWCT website.

Stephen was Chairman of COST Action C13 Glass and interactive facades.  The CWCT hosted the international conferences:

Stephen is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and a Fellow of the Society of Facade Engineering. He was the inaugural chair of the editorial panel for Construction Materials Journal. He sits on national and international standards committees relating to facades and is a member of a number of research working groups.

Stephen teaches facade engineering to undergraduates and postgraduates and was the inaugural Director of studies for the MSc in facade engineering

Postal Address:Wessex House 7.2,
University of Bath,
Bath, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 1225 386541
Fax: +44 (0) 1225 386556

e-mail: s.r.ledbetter@bath.ac.uk