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
Further details of his own research work and that of others at CWCT is
available on the CWCT
Design for safe construction and operation
Recycling of architectural flat glass
Process mapping of the construction industry
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
MSc in facade
Postal Address:Wessex House 7.2,
University of Bath,
Bath, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 386541
Fax: +44 (0) 1225 386556