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Research interests

Andrew Heath's research interests are sustainable construction materials, including earth construction, low carbon concretes (especially geopolymer concrete) and self-healing concretes.  Additional research is on physical and chemical testing and modelling of soils and geopolymers, landslide assessment and transportation infrastructure engineering.

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

Research Output

Discussion of “Earth concrete. Stabilization revisited”

Marsh, A. T. M., Heath, A., Walker, P., Reddy, B. V. V. & Habert, G., 4 Feb 2020, In : Cement and Concrete Research. 130, 105991.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Mechanical and thermal properties, and comparative life-cycle impacts, of stabilised earth building products

Narayanaswamy, A. H., Walker, P., Venkatarama Reddy, B. V., Heath, A. & Maskell, D., 4 Mar 2020, In : Construction and Building Materials. 243, 118096.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Compressive strength of novel alkali activated stabilised earth

Holur Narayanaswamy, A., Walker, P., Venkatarama Reddy, B. V., Heath, A. & Maskell, D., 6 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Influence of clay minerals and associated minerals in alkali activation of soils

Marsh, A., Heath, A., Patureau, P., Evernden, M. & Walker, P., 30 Dec 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 229, p. 1-16 16 p., 116816.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Thesis

Alkali activated earth construction materials

Author: Marsh, A., 3 Apr 2019

Supervisor: Heath, A. (Supervisor), Evernden, M. (Supervisor), Walker, P. (Supervisor) & Patureau, P. (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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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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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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