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Dr Petia Tzokova


Petia Tzokova

Affiliated Lecturer

Academic Division: Civil Engineering


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Research interests

Teaching activity

  • 4D2 Advanced Structural Design
  • Supervisor of second year undergraduates in structural mechanics.


Dr Petia Tzokova studied Civil and Structural Engineering at the University of Cambridge (Emmanuel College), before working in industry as a Structural Engineer. She returned to the University of Cambridge to pursue a PhD in Structural Engineering, focusing on the buckling and wrinkling behaviour of confined thin sheets. Petia then worked as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Cambridge (Department of Engineering) until recently. She is now an Affiliated Lecturer at the Department of Engineering, and a research consultant working on graphical methods in structural analysis and design.

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