Members of the Materials Section

Materials Academic and Teaching Staff A-Z

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 Craig Buchanan

Craig Buchanan

Lecturer in Construction, PhD
3D printing, metals, material testing, structural testing, finite element modelling.
 Nick Buenfeld

Nick Buenfeld

Professor of Concrete Structures and Head of Department, 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. 
 Chris Cheeseman

Chris Cheeseman

Professor of Materials Resources Engineering, PhD, MCIWM
Head of Materials Section
Director of EPSRC CDT Sustainable Civil Engineering
Waste management; Beneficial reuse of wastes; Low -carbon materials; Waste encapsulation technologies.
Emilio Martínez-Pañeda

Emilio Martínez-Pañeda

Lecturer in Civil Engineering Materials and 1851 Research Fellow, PhD
Fracture mechanics; Environmental degradation of materials; Metal plasticity; Rock micromechanics; Computational mechanics.
 Rupert Myers

Rupert Myers

Lecturer in Civil Engineering Materials, PhD
Industrial ecology; circular economy; cities; beneficial use of wastes/by-products; cement, minerals, and aquatic chemistry/thermodynamics; open science.
 Hong Wong

Hong Wong

Reader in Structures and Materials, PhD, DIC
Microstructure characterisation; Concrete petrography; Image analysis; Degradation of concrete structures; Modelling performance from microstructure.
Materials Academics A-Z
Structures Academics A-Z

Materials Research Staff A-Z

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 Alalea Kia

Alalea Kia

Research AssociatePhD
Permeable concrete; Concrete pavement design; Durability of cement-based materials; Pore structure; Cementitious materials
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He He

He He

Research Associate, PhD
Project: Assessment of energy consumption, carbon emissions, and waste management in building environment based on mathematical models. 
Industrial Ecology, circular economy, dynamic material flow analysis, input-output analysis, waste management, building environmental and materials. 
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 Marcus Yio

Marcus Yio

Research Associate, PhD
Laboratory Manager for the new Centre for Infrastructure Materials (CIM)
Cementitious materials; Concrete durability; Microstructure; Microscopy; Image analysis
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Materials Research Staff A-Z

Materials Research Students A-Z

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Xi Chen

Xi Chen

Started Oct 2017
Concrete durability
Supervised by: Wong, H.S.; Buenfeld, N.R.
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Sam Draper

Sam Draper

Started Oct 2017
Microstructure and durability of concrete prepared using new multi-component cements
Supervised by: Wong, H.S.; Cheeseman, C.R.; Buenfeld, N.R.;
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 Alexander Kumi-Larbi

Alexander Kumi-Larbi 

Started July 2018
The use of waste plastic composites as an alternative low-cost construction material
Supervised by: Cheeseman, C.R.; Wilson, D.C. 
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 Jia Xiang Liew

Jia Xiang Liew

Started Oct 2018
Concrete structures with smart reinforcements
Supervised by: Buenfeld, N.R.Wong, H.S.
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 Roshni Limbachiya

Roshni Limbachiya

Started Oct 2017
Manufacturing low-C02 glass supplementary for cementitious materials from waste materials 
As part of the CDT in Sustainable Civil Engineering
Supervised by: Cheeseman, C.R.
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 Barnaby Shanks

Barnaby Shanks

Started Oct 2018
Investigating new low-carbon cements based on MgO/silica components of olivine
Supervised by: Cheeseman, C.R.; Wong, H.S.;
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Terry Ugama

Terry Ugama

Started Apr 2019
New low carbon cement for sustainable infrastructure development manufactured from olivine
Supervised by: Wong, H.S.Cheeseman, C.R.
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Amy Wilson

Amy Wilson

Started Oct 2018
Reducing the impact of nanoparticle emissions during concrete production and recycling
Supervised by: Stettler, MEJ.Wong, H.S.Fowler, G.D.Cheeseman, C.R.
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Kai Zhang

Kai Zhang

Started Oct 2017
Durability assessment of novel cements and concretes
Supervised by: Wong, H.S.Buenfeld, N.
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Shiying Zheng

Shiying Zheng

Started Aug 2018
Hydrophobic concrete
Supervised by: Wong, H.S.Cheeseman, C.R.
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Materials Research Students A-Z
Systems Academics A-Z

Technical and Administrative Staff (A-Z)

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Andrew Morris

Laboratory Technician, Structures
Room 236, +44 (0)207 594 5954, Email Andrew
Materials Technical and Administrative Staff
Systems Academics A-Z