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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 2006 2022

Research Output 1995 2019

Phase formation behaviour in alkali activation of clay mixtures

Marsh, A., Heath, A., Patureau, P., Evernden, M. & Walker, P., 1 Jul 2019, In : Applied Clay Science. 175, p. 10-21 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stabilisation of Clay Mixtures and Soils by Alkali Activation

Marsh, A., Heath, A., Patureau, P., Evernden, M. & Walker, P., 2 Mar 2019, Earthen Dwellings and Structures. Springer Verlag, p. 15-26 12 p. (Springer Transactions in Civil and Environmental Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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2 Citations (Scopus)

Alkali activation behaviour of un-calcined montmorillonite and illite clay minerals

Marsh, A., Heath, A., Patureau, P., Evernden, M. & Walker, P., 15 Dec 2018, In : Applied Clay Science. 166, p. 250-261 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bentonite
Alkalies
Clay minerals
montmorillonite
illite
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Kaolin
kaolinite
Kaolinite
Extrusion
routes

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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