BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Student theses

An assessment of the performance of calcium sulfoaluminate and supersulfated cements for use in concrete

Author: Ioannou, S., 15 Jan 2012

Supervisor: Paine, K. (Supervisor) & Walker, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Anchorage and Bond Behaviour of Near Surface Mounted Fibre Reinforced Polymer Bars

Author: Kalupahana, K., 1 Dec 2009

Supervisor: Ibell, T. (Supervisor) & Darby, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Application of the Interfoam VoF Code to Coastal Wave/Structure Interaction

Author: Morgan, G., 31 Dec 2013

Supervisor: Zang, J. (Supervisor) & Heath, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Assessment of Conservativeness in Design of FRP-based Structural Strengthening Systems

Author: Kansara, K., 1 Jan 2014

Supervisor: Ibell, T. (Supervisor), Darby, A. (Supervisor) & Evernden, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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A study of carbonation in non-hydraulic lime mortars

Author: Lawrence, M., 1 Jan 2006

Supervisor: Walker, P. (Supervisor) & D'Ayala, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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A Study of Douglas-Fir Anatomical and Mechanical Properties and their Interactions

Author: Bawcombe, J., 31 Aug 2012

Supervisor: Harris, R. (Supervisor), Walker, P. (Supervisor) & Ansell, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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A Temperature Controlled Semi-active Tuned Mass Damper using Shape Memory Alloy for Vibration Reduction Applications

Author: Huang, H., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Chang, W. (Supervisor) & Williams, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Characterisation of Hemp-Line as a Composite Building Material

Author: Hirst, E., 31 Dec 2013

Supervisor: Walker, P. (Supervisor) & Paine, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Conserving Religious Heritage Through People-Involved Management: The Case of Mosques and Chinese Temples in the Urban Coastal Area of Java, Indonesia

Author: Tyas-Susanti, B., 31 Dec 2013

Supervisor: Fodde, E. (Supervisor) & Copping, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Damage Propagation and Detection using Nonlinear Elastic Wave Spectroscopy in Aerospace Structures

Author: Ginzburg, D., 30 Jun 2016

Supervisor: Meo, M. (Supervisor) & Ansell, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Design and constructability of fabric-formed concrete elements reinforced with FRP materials

Author: Kostova, K., 12 Oct 2016

Supervisor: Ibell, T. (Supervisor), Darby, A. (Supervisor) & Evernden, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Developing Material Selection Strategies to Improve the Embodied Impacts of Buildings

Author: Watson, N., 22 Jun 2016

Supervisor: Walker, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Engineering (EngD)

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Development of an unfired clay masonry system

Author: Fourie, C., 30 Jun 2012

Supervisor: Walker, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil

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Development of bond strength in hydraulic lime mortared brickwork

Author: Zhou, Z., 1 Jan 2012

Supervisor: Walker, P. (Supervisor) & D'Ayala, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Development of Stabilised Extruded Earth Masonry Units

Author: Maskell, D., 12 Dec 2013

Supervisor: Walker, P. (Supervisor) & Heath, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Development of Straw Bale Building in Northern China

Author: Yin, X., 3 Oct 2018

Supervisor: Lawrence, R. (Supervisor) & Maskell, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Development of Sustainable and Low Carbon Concretes for the Gulf Environment

Author: Abu Saleh, S., 16 Jan 2014

Supervisor: Paine, K. (Supervisor) & Walker, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Dynamic Behaviour of Dowel-type Connections Under In-service Vibration

Author: Reynolds, T., 30 Oct 2013

Supervisor: Harris, R. (Supervisor) & Chang, W. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Effects of Extreme Impulsive Loads on RC Structures with a view to Strengthening

Author: Isaac, P., 1 Mar 2014

Supervisor: Darby, A. (Supervisor), Ibell, T. (Supervisor) & Evernden, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Enhancement of Hygrothermal Properties of Bio-based Thermal Insulation Materials via Sol-gel Technology

Author: Hussain, A., 22 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Lawrence, R. (Supervisor) & Calabria-Holley, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Experimental Assessment and Thermal Characterisation of Lightweight Co-Polymer Building Envelope Materials

Author: Dimitriadou, E., 11 Mar 2015

Supervisor: Lo, S. (Supervisor) & Shea, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Experimental Testing of Realistically Sized and Loaded FRP-Confined Prismatic Reinforced Concrete Columns

Author: Coonan, R., 23 Nov 2016

Supervisor: Darby, A. (Supervisor) & Ibell, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Stay-in-Place (SIP) participating formwork for new construction

Author: Gai, X., 1 Mar 2012

Supervisor: Evernden, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Fire and structural performance of non-metallic timber connections

Author: Brandon, D., 24 Jun 2015

Supervisor: Walker, P. (Supervisor), Harris, R. (Supervisor), Ansell, M. (Supervisor) & Bregula, J. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Flexible formwork for concrete structures

Author: Orr, J., 21 Nov 2012

Supervisor: Ibell, T. (Supervisor), Darby, A. (Supervisor) & Evernden, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Geometry and Performance of Timber Gridshells

Author: Naicu, D., 31 Dec 2012

Supervisor: Williams, C. (Supervisor) & Harris, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil

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Human perception of vibrations due to synchronised crowd loading in grandstands

Author: Browning, G., 31 Oct 2011

Supervisor: Darby, A. (Supervisor) & Walker, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Hygrothermal performance of Moso bamboo-based building material

Author: Huang, P., 25 May 2017

Supervisor: Chang, W. (Supervisor), Ansell, M. (Supervisor), Chew, Y. (Supervisor) & Shea, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Improved Manufacturing Processes for Machining of Hard Metal Alloys in an SME

Author: Jamshidi, A., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Newman, S. (Supervisor) & Ansell, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil

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Interactions between volatile organic compounds and natural building materials

Author: Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C. F., 21 Aug 2017

Supervisor: Ball, R. (Supervisor), Ansell, M. (Supervisor) & Dengel, A. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Interface morphology in polylactic acid-sisal fibre composites

Author: Prajer, M., 1 Jun 2011

Supervisor: Ansell, M. (Supervisor) & Walker, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Investigation of moment redistribution in FRP-strengthened continuous RC beams and slabs

Author: Tajaddini, A., 18 Nov 2015

Supervisor: Ibell, T. (Supervisor), Darby, A. (Supervisor) & Evernden, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Large Scale Testing of Drystone Retaining Structures

Author: Mundell, C., 1 Aug 2009

Supervisor: McCombie, P. (Supervisor), Walker, P. (Supervisor) & Heath, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Life Cycle Assessment Of The Production Of Edible Oil Emulsions: Comparing A Novel Process Route Using Aqueously Extracted Oil-Bodies Against Existing Technology

Author: Hetherington, A., 20 May 2014

Supervisor: McManus, M. (Supervisor) & Ansell, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Microstructure and Chemical Composition of Colletes halophilus Nest Cell Linings

Author: Belisle, R., 1 Mar 2012

Supervisor: Turner, I. (Supervisor) & Ansell, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil

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Modelling of a Particle Orientation in Bio-Based Aggregate Concretes

Author: Williams, J., 8 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Lawrence, R. (Supervisor) & Walker, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Moisture Buffering Capacity of Unfired Clay Masonry

Author: Mcgregor, F., 11 Nov 2014

Supervisor: Heath, A. (Supervisor), Shea, A. (Supervisor) & Fodde, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Nanotechnologically modified cements: Effects on hydration, microstructure and physical properties

Author: Papatzani, S., 7 Apr 2015

Supervisor: Paine, K. (Supervisor) & Walker, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Natural Fibre Insulation Materials for Retrofit Applications

Author: Holcroft, N., 23 Nov 2016

Supervisor: Shea, A. (Supervisor) & Walker, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Non Destructive Testing of Drystone Walls

Author: Warren, L., 6 Jun 2018

Supervisor: McCombie, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Novel Reinforcement for Flexibly-Formed Concrete Structures

Author: Yang, Y., 11 Oct 2018

Supervisor: Orr, J. (Supervisor), Ibell, T. (Supervisor), Darby, A. (Supervisor) & Evernden, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Numerical modelling of masonry arch bridges: Investigation of spandrel wall failure

Author: Wang, J., 21 Jul 2014

Supervisor: Walker, P. (Supervisor) & Heath, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Optimisation for serviceability of fabric-formed concrete structures

Author: Tayfur, Y., 24 May 2017

Supervisor: Darby, A. (Supervisor), Ibell, T. (Supervisor) & Evernden, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Performance of glue-laminated beams from Malaysian Dark Red Meranti timber

Author: Ong, C. B., 27 Apr 2018

Supervisor: Walker, P. (Supervisor), Ansell, M. (Supervisor) & Chang, W. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Photocatalytic coatings in the built environment

Author: Nuño, M., 18 Sep 2015

Supervisor: Ball, R. (Supervisor) & Bowen, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Polymeric Facades: Advanced composites for retrofit

Author: Gates, P., 17 Mar 2014

Supervisor: Ibell, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Process Improvements for the Manufacture of Industrial Polymeric Filters

Author: Kurup, S., 2 Jul 2013

Supervisor: Ansell, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil

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Properties and performance of lime mortars for conservation: the role of binder chemistry and curing regime

Author: Figueiredo, C., 1 Jul 2018

Supervisor: Lawrence, R. (Supervisor) & Ball, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Realistic shear assessment and novel strengthening of existing concrete bridges

Author: Valerio, P., 1 Nov 2009

Supervisor: Ibell, T. (Supervisor) & Darby, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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