Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor of Computational Structural Mechanics



+44 (0)20 7594 5985b.izzuddin Website




Ms Ruth Bello +44 (0)20 7594 6040




330Skempton BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Research - CSM Group Website

  • Advanced nonlinear finite element analysis
  • Modelling of structures subject to extreme loading (blast, impact, fire, earthquakes)
  • Simplified design-oriented structural modelling
  • Robustness and progressive collapse assessment of tall buildings
  • Multi-scale objective modelling of reinforced concrete structures
  • Multi-scale modelling of masonry structures
  • Risk assessment of structures subject to extreme loading 
  • Soil-structure interaction


  • Director of Master of Science Programme 
  • Chair of Departmental IT Committee
  • Overall Coordinator of Computational Methods Teaching in new MEng programme


  • Development of detailed/simplified computational models
  • Finite element analysis
  • Dynamic structural analysis
  • Structural assessment for extreme static/dynamic loading (blast, fire, earthquakes)

Developed Software - ADAPTIC

  • Advanced nonlinear structural analysis program
  • Geometric and material nonlinearities
  • Novel frame, plate, membrane and shell elements
  • Steel, reinforced concrete and composite structures
  • Extreme loading (static, dynamic and fire)
  • Robust nonlinear solution procedures

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Jokhio GA, Izzuddin BA, Jokhio GA, et al., 2013, Parallelisation of nonlinear structural analysis using dual partition super elements, Advances in Engineering Software, Vol:60-61, ISSN:0965-9978, Pages:81-88

Jahromi HZ, Izzuddin BA, Zolghadr Jahromi H, et al., 2013, Energy conserving algorithms for dynamic contact analysis using Newmark methods, Computers & Structures, Vol:118, ISSN:0045-7949, Pages:74-89

Abidin ARZ, Izzuddin BA, Zainal Abidin AR, et al., 2013, Meshless local buckling analysis of steel beams with irregular web openings, Engineering Structures, Vol:50, ISSN:0141-0296, Pages:197-206

Fang C, Izzuddin BA, Elghazouli AY, et al., 2013, Simplified energy-based robustness assessment for steel-composite car parks under vehicle fire, Engineering Structures, Vol:49, ISSN:0141-0296, Pages:719-732

Macorini L, Izzuddin BA, Macorini L, et al., 2011, A non-linear interface element for 3D mesoscale analysis of brick-masonry structures, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol:85, ISSN:0029-5981, Pages:1584-1608

Omer E, Izzuddin BA, Elghazouli AY, et al., 2010, Failure of unrestrained lightly reinforced concrete slabs under fire, Part I: Analytical models, Engineering Structures, Vol:32, ISSN:0141-0296, Pages:2631-2646

Pargana JB, Lloyd-Smith D, Izzuddin BA, et al., 2010, Fully integrated design and analysis of Tensioned Fabric Structures: Finite elements and case studies, Engineering Structures, Vol:32, ISSN:0141-0296, Pages:1054-1068

Izzuddin BA, Vlassis AG, Elghazouli AY, et al., 2008, Progressive collapse of multi-storey buildings due to sudden column loss - Part I: Simplified assessment framework, Engineering Structures, Vol:30, ISSN:0141-0296, Pages:1308-1318

Jahromi HZ, Izzuddin BA, Zdravkovic L, et al., 2009, A domain decomposition approach for coupled modelling of nonlinear soil-structure interaction, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol:198, ISSN:0045-7825, Pages:2738-2749

Izzuddin BA, Song L, Elnashai AS, et al., 2000, An integrated adaptive environment for fire and explosion analysis of steel frames - Part II: verification and application, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol:53, ISSN:0143-974X, Pages:87-111

Izzuddin BA, Izzuddin BA, Izzuddin BA, 2005, An enhanced co-rotational approach for large displacement analysis of plates, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol:64, ISSN:0029-5981, Pages:1350-1374

Izzuddin BA, Izzuddin BA, Izzuddin BA, et al., 2001, Conceptual issues in geometrically nonlinear analysis of 3D framed structures, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol:191, ISSN:0045-7825, Pages:1029-1053

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