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Research interests

Andrew Heath's research interests are in laboratory testing and modelling of soils and geopolymers, landslide assessment, transportation infrastructure engineering, and the use of earth, waste and other sustainable materials in construction.

Willing to supervise PhD

He is willing to supervise PhD students in the fields of sustainable construction materials, in particular earth based materials, geopolymers and self-healing concrete, as well as modelling earth materials in landslide, building and foundation applications.  

Education/Academic qualification

Civil and Environmental Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley

Civil and Environmental Engineering, Master in Science, University of California, Berkeley

Civil Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University of Cape Town

Keywords

  • TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
  • materials
  • TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
  • TE Highway engineering. Roads and pavements
  • TF Railroad engineering and operation
  • TH Building construction

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Projects 2006 2022

RM4L - Resilient Materials for Life

Paine, K., Ball, R., Heath, A., Tan, L. & Tzoura, E.

3/04/172/04/22

Project: Research council

Developing Earth Based Building Products Utilising Solid Wastes

Walker, P., Heath, A. & Maskell, D.

1/04/1731/03/19

Project: Central government, health and local authorities

International Research Initiator Scheme - Development and implementation of sustainable construction materials in South Africa and the UK

Heath, A., Paine, K. & Orr, J.

1/01/1629/02/16

Project: Research-related fundingInternational Relations Office Funding

M4L: Materials for Life

Paine, K. & Heath, A.

1/07/1330/09/16

Project: Research council

Self-healing materials
Intelligent materials
Macros
Geotechnical engineering
Intelligent structures

Research Output 1995 2018

Open Access
Kaolin
kaolinite
Kaolinite
Extrusion
routes

Application of expanded perlite encapsulated bacteria and growth media for self-healing concrete

Alazhari, M., Sharma, T., Heath, A., Cooper, R. & Paine, K. Jan 2018 In : Construction and Building Materials. 160, p. 610-619 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
calcium acetate
Bacteria
Concretes
Nutrients
Calcium compounds
5 Citations
Open Access
File
Calcium Carbonate
Germination
Spores
Bacillus
Phase-Contrast Microscopy
Open Access
Geopolymers
Alkalies
Portland cement
Leaching
Mortar

The effect of microbiological agents on the efficiency of bio-based repair systems for concrete

Alazhari, M. 2017 294 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Open Access
File
Repair
Concretes
Bacteria
Mortar
Cracks

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