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Research interests

I'm a structural engineer interested in efficient and sustainable use of materials in buildings. My specific areas of research include:

  • The potential of shell structures to minimise material usage.
  • Innovative structural use of low-carbon, natural materials.
  • Sustainable re-use of existing buildings.
  • Life cycle assessment and embodied carbon of structural materials. 
  • Optmisation of concrete structures.
  • Textile-reinforced concrete.

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 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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