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Research interests

I'm a structural engineer and researcher interested in efficient and sustainable use of materials in buildings. 

My specific areas of research include:

  • Decarbonising construction
  • Efficiency and optimisation of building structures
  • Innovative low-carbon building materials & methods
  • Sustainable re-use of existing buildings and components
  • Life cycle assessment and embodied carbon

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


  • Construction
  • Embodied carbon
  • Decarbonisation
  • Structural engineering
  • Structural optimisation


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