PhD research

The Structures PhD community is the largest of such groups in the Department, covering the spectrum from theoretical and numerical to laboratory-based research.

The Structures PhD community is the largest of such groups in the Department, covering the spectrum from theoretical and numerical to laboratory-based research. The group has an active and popular Research Seminar Series of invited speakers running throughout the year, these are listed in the Departmental Events feed. 

Key information

  • standard cohort entry is October in each year, but may be acceptable to start at any point subject to the approval of sponsors, supervisor(s) and  the Department.
  • normal duration of PhD is three to 3.5 years.
  • every student will have a minimum of one academic supervisor;
  • with prior agreement every student will have access to facilities and services appropriate to their work;
  • every student will have access to Professional Skills Training and Career Development;
  • part-time study is available where the student is nor restricted by visa attendance requirements; 
  • the programmes carry the award of the PhD degree together with the Diploma of Imperial College (DIC).

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Structures Academic and Teaching Staff A-Z

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 Nick Buenfeld

Nick Buenfeld

Professor of Concrete Structures, PhD, DIC, FICE, FIStructE, FREng
Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
Concrete structures; Deterioration mechanisms; Design for durability; Condition assessment and monitoring; Life prediction of new and existing concrete structures. 
 Ahmed Elghazouli

Ahmed Elghazouli

Professor of Structural Engineering and Head of Section, PhD, DIC, CEng, FIStructE, FICE
Head of Structural Engineering Section
Director of MSc in Earthquake Engineering

The response of structures to extreme loads, Structural earthquake engineering, Structural fire engineering; Structural robustness. 
 Leroy Gardner

Leroy Gardner

Professor of Structural Engineering, PhD, DIC, CEng, FICE, FIStructE
Director of Research
Structural testing; Numerical modelling and the development of design guidance for steel structures.
 Bassam Izzuddin

Bassam Izzuddin

Professor of Computational Structural Mechanics, PhD, DIC, MASCE, CEng, FIStructE
Director of the MSc Programme
Nonlinear structural analysis; Finite element analysis; Extreme loading; Simplified modelling; Robustness and progressive collapse; Multi-scale modelling; Steel structures; Concrete structures; Glass structures.
Luke Louca

Luke Louca

Reader in Engineering Structures, PhD
Behaviour and design of structures subjected to explosions. 
 Lorenzo Maccorini

Lorenzo Macorini

Reader in Structural EngineeringPhD
Director of the MSc in General Structural Engineering and MSc in Structural Steel Design
Masonry structures (numerical modelling, analysis under extreme loading, strengthening); Computational structural mechanics; Composite structures (long-term and collapse behaviour, seismic performance).
 Christian Malaga

Christian Malaga Chuquitaype

Senior Lecturer in Structures, PhD, DIC
Earthquake engineering and structural dynamics; structural timber engineering and hybrid construction, resilient and smart structures; performance-based and multi-hazard structural design.
 Andrew Phillips

Andrew Phillips

Senior Lecturer in Structural Biomechanics, PhD, CEng, MIMechE
Biomechanics, FE and inverse dynamics; Musculo-skeletal modelling; Blast biomechanics; Orthopaedic device assessment / design, Structural optimization. 
 Sunday Popo-Ola

Sunday Popo-Ola

Senior Research and Teaching Fellow, PhD, DIC, FHEA
Structural Engineering and testing; Composite Construction, Modern method of Construction, Fixing and anchor technology; Cladding and Façade Technology; Indigenous Materials; Structural Modelling; BIM; CAD and Expert Witness.
 Andy Pullen

Andy Pullen

Senior Research Fellow
Structures, Structural materials; Blast and impact loading behaviour; Elements under impact; Extreme compressive stresses; Strain rate.
 Ana Ruiz-Teran

Ana Ruiz-Teran

Senior Lecturer in Bridge Engineering, PhD, CEng, MICE, FHEA
Director of MSc in Concrete Structures
Bridge engineering; Structural engineering; Innovative types of cable-stayed bridges; Spatial arch bridges; Footbridges; Accidental breakage of stay cables; Prestressed concrete; Bridge design.
 Adam Sadowski

Adam Jan Sadowski

Senior Lecturer in Structural Engineering, PhD
Thin and thick shell structures, stability of shells.
 Peter Stafford

Peter Stafford

Reader in Engineering Seismology & Earthquake EngineeringPhD
Quantitative risk analysis; Probabilistic methods in engineering seismology and earthquake engineering; Reliability theory. 
 Margaret Szabo

Margaret Szabo

Senior Teaching Fellow in Structures, PhD, FHEA
Structural mechanics, structural design, biomechanics
 Robert Vollum

Robert Vollum

Reader in Concrete Structures, PhD, CEng, MIStructE
Long-term deflections of reinforced concrete slabs; Beam-column joints; Shear in beams; Punching shear; Numerical modelling of reinforced concrete structures; Strut and tie modelling; Control of early age thermal cracking.
 Ahmer Wadee

Ahmer Wadee

Professor of Nonlinear Mechanics, PhD, CMath, FIMA, CSci, MRI
Director of Postgraduate Research
Structural stability; Structural mechanics; Structural engineering; Laminated composite and layered materials; Steel structures; Sandwich structures; Nonlinear buckling theory; Applied mathematics; Structural failure; Solid mechanics.
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Structures Research Students A-Z

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Deema Abu-Salma

Deema Abu-Salma  

Started Oct 2018
Seismic design of framed RC structures
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.Macorini, L.
Email Deema
 Firdaus Abdol Kalary

Firdaus AbdolKalary

Started Nov 2015
Response of steel structures to extreme loads
Supervised by: Malaga Chuquitaype, C.
Email Firdaus
Omar Algassem

Omar Algassem

Started Oct 2017
Strut and tie modelling of reinforced concrete structures
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Email Omar
Joao Angelo Sio

Joao Angelo Sio 

Started Sep 2018
Design-oriented robustness assessment of multi-storey reinforced concrete building structures
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.
Email Angelo
 Adam Bekele

Adam Bekele

Started Oct 2016
Meta-modelling of lattice materials for sustainable civil engineering
Supervised by: Wadee, M.A.Phillips, A.T.M.
Email Adam
 Laura Bellamy

Laura Bellamy

Started Oct 2015
Sustainable optimisation of construction
As part of the CDT in Sustainable Civil Engineering
Supervised by: Phillips, A.T.M.Malaga Chuquitaype, C.
Email Laura
 Behnam Behzadi Sofiani

Behnam Behzadi Sofiani

Started Oct 2017
Study of angle columns
Supervised by: Gardner, L.Wadee, M.A.
Email Benham
 Adrien Boyez

Adrien Boyez

Started Oct 2015
Shell bending theory for axisymmetric cylindrical shells of stepwise varying thickness
Supervised by: Sadowski, A.; Izzuddin, B.A.
Email Adrien
Arnault Caillet

Arnault Caillet

Started Oct 2019
Modelling skeletal muscles as three-dimensional force-generating structures
Supervised by: Modensese, LPhillips, A.T.M.Farina, D. 
Email Arnault
 Javier Canada Perez-Sala

Javier Canada Perez-Sala

Started Oct 2018
Structural behaviour and design criteria of segmental high-speed railways bridges
Supervised by: Ruiz-Teran, A.
Email Javier
 Francisco Cedron

Francisco Cedron

Started Oct 2015
Seismic behaviour of form-found structures
Supervised by: Elghazouli, A
Email Francisco
Matthew Chuo

Matthew Chuo

Started Oct 2018
Adaptive contact and cracking analysis of solid continuum structures
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.
Email Matthew
 Osama Eid

Osama Eid

Started Jan 2019
Strengthening reinforced concrete structures with ultra high performance concrete
Supervised by:  Vollum, R.L.Wong, H.S.
Email Osama

 Clement David Favier

Clement David Favier

Started Oct 2015
Modelling the biomechanics of the spine
Supervised by: Phillips, A.T.M.
Email Clement
 Abobakr Elwakeel

Abobakr Elwakeel 

Started Aug 2016
Design of D Regions in Reinforced Concrete
Supervised by:  Vollum, R.L.
Email Abobakr
 Marcus Filiagi

Marcus Filiagi

Started Nov 2015
Strut and tie modelling of concrete structures
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Email Marcus
Georgiadis Konstantinos

Konstantinos Georgiadis 

Started Oct 2016
Structural behaviour and design criteria of under-deck cable supported footbridges 
Supervised by: Ruiz-Teran, A.Stafford, P.J.
Email Konstantinos
 Stanyslav Grosman

Stanyslav Grosman

Started Oct 2015
Progressive collapse assessment of building structures
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.
Email Stanyslav
 Cheng Huang

Cheng Huang

Started Oct 2018
Metal 3D printing
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Email Cheng
Josh Kaufmann

Josh Kaufmann

Started Oct 2016
Bone health in amputees
Supervised by: Phillips, A.T.M.; McGregor, A.
Email Josh
Constantinos Kyprianou

Constantinos Kyprianou

Started Oct 2016
TBC
Supervised by: Gardner, L.Nethercot, D.A.
Email Constantinos
Junxu Lai

Junxu Lai

Started Oct 2019
High-fidelity modelling of building structures for extreme loading
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.
Email Junxu
Luke Lapira

Luke Lapira

Started Oct 2019
The design of warped steel panels under in-plane shear
Supervised by: Wadee, M. A.Gardner, L.
Email Luke
Maria Liapopoulou

Maria Liapopoulou

Started Oct 2018
Seismic behaviour of steel structures
Supervised by: Elghazouli, A.Y.
Email Maria
 Zhan Lyu

Zhan Lyu

Started Oct 2015
Dynamic response of innovative post-tensioned timber bridges
Supervised by: Malaga Chuquitaype, C.; Ruiz-Teran, A.
Email Zhan
 Carlos Melchor Placencia

Carlos Melchor Placencia

Started Feb 2019
Effect of the Long-Term Behaviour of Wood on the Seismic Performance of Timber buildings
Supervised by:  Malaga Chuquitaype, C.
Email Carlos
Xin Meng

Xin Meng

Started Oct 2016
High-strength steel hollow sections
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Email Xin
 Luis Munoz Heinen

Luis Munoz Heinen

Started Nov 2017
Dynamic cycle models for physics-based seismic hazard analysis
Supervised by: Stafford, P.
Email Luis
 Bradley Pring

Bradley Pring

Started Sept 2015
Structural performance of precast high speed railway bridges
Supervised by: Ruiz-Teran, A
Email Bradley
Chunyan Quan

Chunyan Quan

Started Oct 2017
Direct strength method for the design of thin-walled structures considering element interaction
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Email Chunyan
Branimir Radukic

Branimir Radukic

Started Oct 2016
Prevention and treatment of fragilities fractures
Supervised by: Phillips, A.T.M.
Email Branimir
 Kamil Riedel

Kamil Riedel

Started Oct 2018
Achieving buildability and robustness in demountable precast buildings
As part of the CDT in Sustainable Civil Engineering
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.Izzuddin, B.
Email Kamil
Burak Sahin

Burak Sahin

Started Jan 2018
Seismic design of steel and composite structures 
Supervised by: Elghazouli, A.Y.
Email Burak
 Luis Fernando Pinho Santos

Luis Fernando Pinho Santos

Started Jul 2015
Innovative floor system for offshore topside structures
Supervised by: Izzuddin, BMacorini, L
Email Luis
 Andri Setiawan

Andri Setiawan

Started Oct 2015
Assessment of hybrid RC flat slab connection
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.Macorini, L
Email Andri
Adeleke Soyemi

Adeleke Soyemi

Started Jan 2016
Assessment of structures under extreme loading
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B
Email Adeleke
 Robert Stephens

Robert Stephens

Started Nov 2012
Investigation of new or novel methods of accurately measuring the response of structures under blast loading
Supervised by: Louca, L.
Email Robert
Leena Tahir Kibriya

Leena Tahir Kibriya

Started Oct 2016
Damage avoidance structural systems
Supervised by: Malaga Chuquitaype, C.
Email Leena
 Adeyanju Ashabi Teslim-Balogun

Adeyanju Ashabi Teslim-Balogun

Started Apr 2015
Response of steel structures under extreme loading
Supervised by: Stafford, P., Malaga Chuquitaype, C.
Email Adeyanju
Rodrigo Thiers Moggia

Rodrigo Thiers Moggia

Started Oct 2016
Seismic design of CLT timber buildings
Supervised by: Malaga Chuquitaype, C.
Email Rodrigo
 Natividad Garcia

Natividad Garcia Troncoso

Started Feb 2016
Footbridge dynamics under pedestrian loading using supplemental damping
Supervised by: Stafford, P.Ruiz-Teran, A.
 Nathan Vella

Nathan Vella

Started Jan 2016
Cold formed steel and timber composite structures
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Email Nathan
Fiona Walport

Fiona Walport

Started Oct 2016
Behaviour and design of sustainable stainless steel structures
Supervised by: Nethercot, D.A.Gardner, L.
Email Fiona
Zhe Xing

Zhe Xing

Started Oct 2017
Stainless steel open-section
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Email Zhe
Kaidong Wu

Kaidong Wu

Started Feb 2017
Buckling and post-buckling of the new material graphene
Supervised by: Wadee, M. A.Gardner, L.
Email Kaidong
Yufei Zhu

Yufei Zhu

Started Oct 2019
Plastic design of High strength steel (HSS) beams and portal frames
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Email Yufei
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Structures Alumni 2010-2019

2019

NameTitle and supervisor
Barros Dos Santos, Gabriel  Behaviour and design of structural stainless steel members under concentrated transverse forces
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Bravo Haro, Miguel Angel Seismic drift demands in steel moment resisting frames
Supervised by: Elghazouli, A.Y.
Bin Alias, Aizat  Performance of steel-concrete composite floors subjected to blast loading
Supervised by: Louca, L.; Elghazouli, A.
Demirci, Cagatay Seismic response of multi-storey cross-laminated timber buildings 
Supervised by: Malaga Chuquitaype, C.Macorini, L.
Fieber, Andreas Structural steel design using advanced analysis with strain limits
Supervised by: Gardner, L.Macorini, L. 
Hadjipantelis, Nicolaos Prestressed cold-formed steel beams
Supervised by: Gardner, L.Wadee, M.A.
Mehreganian, Navid  Dynamic response of steel monolithic plated structures subjected to localised blast loads
Supervised by: Louca, L.
Nordas, Alexandros  High-Fidelity nonlinear analysis of composite structural systems
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.; Macorini, L.
Shi, Yuan  Ground motion selection for generalised conditional intensity measure targets and the target construction
Supervised by: Stafford, P
Skiada, Evangelia Consistent incorporation of topography effects into ground motion prediction equations
Supervised by: Kontoe, S.Stafford, P.J.
Xu, Bowen Behaviour of reinforced concrete members incorporating recycled rubber materials
Supervised by: Elghazouli, A.Y.Stafford, P.J.Ruiz-Teran, A.
Zahari, Dan Computational models to predict pelvic bone architecture and fracture 
Supervised by: Phillips, A.T.M.

2018

NameTitle and supervisor
Bu, Yidu Structural behaviour of laser-welded stainless steel I-sections
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Dong, Wenru Uncertainty and optimisation in structural analysis
Supervised by: Stafford, P.J.
Fajuyitan, Oluwole Kunle  Length effects in elastic imperfect cylindrical shells under uniform bending
Supervised by: Sadowski, A., Wadee, M.A.
Gu, Jiaping Nonlinear dynamic analysis of large scale structures
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.
Minga, Eleni Detailed numerical modelling of masonry structures under extreme loading 
Supervised by: Macorini, L.Izzuddin, B.A.
Moharram, Moustafa Ibrahim Shawky Inelastic behaviour of hybrid reinforced concrete beam and steel column systems
Supervised by: Elghazouli, A.Y.
Muslim, Fadhilah Improving the spacer-concrete interface for durable structures
Supervised by: Wong, H.S.Buenfeld, N.
Shen, Jiajia Interactive buckling in thin-walled rectangular hollow section struts
Supervised by: Wadee, M.A.
Yun, Xiang Material modelling and design of hot-rolled and cold-formed steel structures
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Zhang, Yanyang Advanced modelling of bridge structures
Supervised by: Macorini, L.Izzuddin, B.A.

2017

NameTitle and supervisor
Abdelsalam, Mohemmed Improved design methods for concrete floor systems
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Abdul Wahid, Fatmawati Characterising concrete using micro X-ray fluorescence (uXRF)
Supervised by: Wong, H.S.Buenfeld, N.R.
Aliyyah Masjuki, Siti Nonlinear modelling of 2D components in reinforced concrete (RC) buildings under earthquake loadings
Supervised by: Macorini, L.Izzuddin, B.A.
Barrero Bilbao, Alejandro Enhanced nonlinear analysis of 3D concrete structures
Supervised: Izzuddin, B.A.Vollum, R.L.
Brambleby, Reuben The structural performance and frequency filtering effects of perforated metal to composite joints
Supervised by: Louca, L.
Buchanan, Craig Testing and design of conventional and novel stainless steel hollow structural sections
Supervised by: 
Gardner, L.
Han Shin, Young Corrosion of steel in concrete
Supervised by: Buenfeld, N.R.
Karagiannis, Vasileios Behaviour of hybrid timber-steel beam-to-column connections
Supervised by: Elghazouli, A.Y.
Khojasteh, Amirabbas Dynamic analysis of building structures
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.AMacorini, L. 
Kyvelou, Pinelopi Structural behaviour of composite cold-formed steel systems
Supervised by: Gardner, L.Nethercot, D.A.
Mac, Monika Characterisation of microcracks and transport in concrete
Supervised by: Buenfeld, N.R.Wong, H.S.
Oikonomou-Mpegetis, Sotirios  Behaviour and design of pile-supported fibre-reinforced concrete slabs
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Qiu, Wei Beam-Column behaviour of concrete-filled elliptical hollow sections
Supervised by: Gardner, L.; McCann, F.
Razin Zanial Abidin, Ahmad Advanced modelling of steel/composite cellular beam using the general principles of finite element discretization 
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.
Sampaio Soares, Luis Fernando Influence of slab continuity on punching resistance
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Vella, Jean Paul Development of novel connection methods between precast concrete panels
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Yio, Marcus Heo Nong Characterising the microstructure of cement-based materials using laser scanning confocal microscopy
Supervised by: Wong, H.S.Buenfeld, N.R.
Yu, Jialiang Nonlinear stability of prestressed stayed columns with multiple crossarm systems
Supervised by: Wadee, M. A.

2016

NameTitle and supervisor
Liang, Yating Nonlinear analysis of composite shells with application to glass structures
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.
Liu, Elizabeth  Interactive buckling in thin-walled I-section struts of uniform thickness
Supervised by: Wadee, M.A.
Madrazo-Aguirre, Fernando Behaviour and design of under-deck cable-stayed bridges with steel-concrete composite decks
Supervised by: Ruiz-Teran AMWadee, M. A.
Murad, Yasmin Zuhair Analytical and numerical assessment of seismically vulnerable corner connections under bidirectional loading in RC framed structures
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.Macorini, L.
Ramos Moreno, Caterina Design of cable-stayed footbridges under serviceability loads
Supervised by: Ruiz-Teran AMStafford, P.J.
Toolabi, Milad Dynamic extended finite element method (XFEM) analysis of discontinuous media
Supervised by: Louca, L.
Wang, Jie Behaviour and design of high strength steel structures
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Zhao, Ou Structural behaviour of stainless steel elements subjected to combined loading
Supervised by: Gardner, L.; Young, B.

2015

NameTitle and supervisor
Alzyoud, Sukina Ayed Ali Effect of reinforcement spacers on concrete microstructure and durability
Supervised by: Buenfeld, N.R.
Bai, Li Interactive buckling in thin-walled I-section struts 
Supervised by: Wadee, M.A.
Brás Xavier, Helder Francisco The role of masonry infill in progressive collapse mitigation of multi-storey buildings
Supervised by: Macorini, L.Izzuddin, B.A.
Dehghanpoor Abyaneh, Saeed Modelling the effect of microcracks on transport properties of concrete
Supervised by: Buenfeld, N.R.Wong, H.S.
Farsi, Maryam Localized and cellular buckling in stiffened plates
Supervised by: Wadee, M.A.
Gosaye Fida Kaba, Jonathan Behaviour and design of prestressed steel structures
Supervised by: Gardner, L.Wadee, M.A.
Jowhari Moghadam, Shirin Plastic buckling of columns and plates
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.,
Kucukler, Merih Stiffness reduction approach for structural steel design
Supervised by: Gardner, L.Macorini, L.
Micallef, Marianna Crack control in based-restrained reinforced concrete walls
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Su, Meini Plastic design of aluminium alloy structures
Supervised by: Gardner, L., joint with University of Hong Kong
Yu, Jessica Bing Yan Assessing ground interaction effects and potential damage on existing tunnels before and after new excavation works
Supervised by: 
Zhang, Yanyang Advanced nonlinear analysis of masonry arch bridge
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.Macorini, L.
Zolghadrzadehjahromi, Hamed Energy consistent nonlinear dynamic contact analysis of structures
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.,

2014

NameTitle and supervisor
Afshan, Sheida Structural behaviour of cold-formed stainless steel tubular members
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Chen, Anqi Structural response to vapour cloud explosions 
Supervised by: Louca, L.Elghazouli, A.
Hui, Chi Moment redistribution in cold-formed steel purlin systems
Supervised by: Gardner, L.Nethercot, D.A.
Fang, Libin Shear enhancement in reinforced concrete beams
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Foster, Andrew Stability and design of steel beams in the strain-hardening range
Supervised by:  Gardner, L.
Liew, Andrew Design of structural steel elements with the Continuous Strength Method
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Nwankwo, Ebuka Dynamic behaviour of blast loaded hybrid structural systems
Supervised by: Louca, L.
Oikonomou-Mpegetis Behaviour and design of steel fibre reinforced concrete slabs
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Vidalis, Carolos Antonios Improving the resistance to progressisve collapse of steel and composite frames
Supervised by: Nethercot, D.A.Elghazouli, A.
Wu, Zhigen Influence of microcracks on the transport properties of concrete
Supervised by: Buenfeld, N.R.Wong, H.S.
Zhao, Oo Structural behaviour of stainless steel elements subjected to combined loading
Supervised by: Gardner, L.; Young, B.

2013

NameTitle and supervisor
Afshan, Sheida Structural behaviour of cold-formed stainless steel tubular members
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Jokhio, Gul Ahmed Mixed dimensional hierarchic partitioned analysis of nonlinear structural systems
Supervised: Izzuddin, B.A.
Martins Da Silva Geraldes, Diogo Miguel Orthotropic modelling of the skeletal system
Supervised by: Phillips, A.T.M.
Micallef, Karl The dynamic response of blast-loaded monolithic and composite plated structures
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Modenese, Luca Hip contact force prediction using a musculoskeletal model of the lower limb
Supervised by: Phillips, A.T.M.Bull, A.M.J
Modica, Alice Vector-valued seismic demand analysis within earthquake loss estimation
Supervised by: Stafford, P.J.
Saliba, Najib Structural behaviour of lean duplex stainless steel welded I-sections
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Sperry, Megan (MPhil) Kinematic and muscular assessment of spinal stability and the connection to lower back pain
Supervised by: Phillips, A.T.M.McGregor, A.H.M.
Pereira, Miguel Robustness of multi-storey steel-composite buildings under column loss: Rate-sensitivity and probabilistic framework
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.
Zainal Abidin, Ahmad Razin Modelling of local elastic buckling for steel beams with web openings
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.

2012

NameTitle and supervisor
Ban, Xiao Inelastic performance of steel/concrete composite members
Supervised By: Elghazouli, A.
Fang, Cheng Robustness of multi-storey steel-composite structures under localised fire
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.Elghazouli, A.Nethercot, D.A.
Foulser-Piggott, Roxanne The impact of ground motion uncertainty on earthquake loss estimation
Supervised by: Stafford, P.J.Ochieng, W. 
Khalid, Huma Objective modelling of reinforced concrete structures
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.,
Kumar, Mukesh Inelastic seismic response assessment of steel moment resisting frames
Supervised by: Elghazouli, A.Stafford, P.J.
Liu, Yanzhi Behaviour of beam-to-tubular column connections under extreme loading conditions
Supervised By: Elghazouli, A.
McCann, Finian Stability of beams with discrete lateral restraints
Supervised by: Wadee, M.A.Gardner, L.
Osofero, Adelaja Behaviour and design of prestressed columns
Supervised by: Wadee, M.A.Gardner, L.
Shah, Syed Kamran Ayub Response of Fibre metal laminates to blast loading
Supervised by: Louca, L.
Syed Mohsin, Sharifah Maszura Binti Behaviour of fibre-reinforced concrete structures under seismic loading
Supervised by: Elghazouli, A.Ruiz-Teran, A., Abbas, A. 
Younge, Alice Marie Computational and experimental modelling of the femur
Supervised by: Phillips, A.T.M.

2011

NameTitle and supervisor
Amini Najafian, Hamidreza Nonlinear optimisation of reinforcement design for reinforced concrete structures loaded in plane stress
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Clarke, Susannah Factors influencing press-fit acetabular cup failure: an experimentally validated finite element study
Supervised by: Bull, A. Jeffer, J. Phillips, A.T.M.
Dorra, Elkhayam Greater Cairo earthquake loss assessment and the implications on the Egyptian economy
Supervised by: Stafford, P.J.Elghazouli, A.
Eder, Martin Inelastic behaviour of hybrid steel/concrete column-to-flat slab assemblages
Supervised by: Elghazouli, A.Vollum, R.L.
Haidarali, Mohammad Reza Local and distortional buckling behaviour of cold-formed steel Z section beams
Supervised by: Nethercot, D.A.
Khalid, Huma Objective modelling of reinforced concrete structures
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.
Law, Kwan Ho Instabilities in structural steel elliptical hollow section members
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Lee, Hai Self-sealing of cracks in cement-based materials using superabsorbent polymers
Supervised by: Buenfeld, N.R.Wong, H.S.
Malaga Chuquitaype, Christian Seismic behaviour and design of steel frames incorporating tubular members
Supervised by: Elghazouli, A.
Stylianidis, Panagiotis Progressive collapse response of steel and composite buildings
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.Elghazouli, A.Nethercot, D.A.
Wang, Facheng A deformation based approach to structural steel design
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Yang, Yang Structural behaviour of blast loaded hybrid systems
Supervised by: Louca, L.

2010

NameTitle and supervisor
Abela, Jeanette Blinding struts in cut-and-cover excavations
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.Izzuddin, B.A.Potts, D.M.
Boonsiri, Po Monitoring stress and strain of structures by using carbon-fibre reinforced cementitious composite
Supervised by: England, G.
Davies, Ronald Non-destructive measurement of air voids at the reinforcing steel/concrete interface
Supervised by: Buenfeld, N.R.
Kimura, Fumiaki Probabilistic design of steel structures applied to offshore pipelines
Supervised by: Hobbs, R.
Salih, Elwaleed Analysis and design of stainless steel bolted connections 
Supervised by: Gardner, L.Nethercot, D.A.
Syropoulou, Stella AC Impedance testing of surface treatments on concrete
Supervised By: Buenfeld, N.R.
Theofanous, Marios Studies of the nonlinear response of stainless steel structures
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Vollmecke, Christina Nonlinear buckling of delaminated panels
Supervised by: Wadee, M.A.,
Yiatros, Stylianos Mode interaction and localization in sandwich struts and beam-columns
Supervised by: Wadee, M.A. 

Our academic standing

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League table rankings

National Student Survey

  • Overall Satisfaction, 88% (2019); 84% (2018); 94% (2017); 96% (2016)

QS World Universities rankings

  • Subject Ranking. Civil Engineering = 6th (2019); 3rd (2018); 4th (2017); 5th (2016); 4th (2015); 9th (2014); 1st (2013). 
  • Overall, Imperial was voted 8th best university in the world in this year's QS rankings.

Guardian University Guide (UK)

  • Subject Ranking. Engineering: Civil = 1st (2020); Civil = 1st (2019); 1st (2018); 1st (2017); 1st (2016); 2nd (2015); 2nd (2014)
  • Overall, Imperial was ranked 7th in this year's Guardian university guide.

The Sunday Times University Guide (UK)

  • Subject Ranking. Civil, Chemical and other Engineering = 1st (2017); 1st (2016).

The Times Higher Education world ranking

  • Subject Ranking. Engineering and Information Technology = 7th (2018); 7th (2017); 9th (2016); 6th (2014/15); 9th (2013/14)
  • Overall, Imperial was ranked 9th best university in this year's Times Higher Education world rankings.

Complete University Guide

  • Subject Ranking. Civil Engineering = 1st (2018); 2nd (2017), 2nd (2016), 2nd (2015)
  • Overall, Imperial ranked 5th best university in this year's Complete University Guide.

Research assessments

  • REF-14. 47% of research assessed to be 4* (highest rating), 48% assessed to be 3* and 5% assessed as 2*.
  • RAE 2008. 40% of research assessed to be 4* (highest rating), 55% assessed to be 3* and 3% assessed as 2*.