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, 2013, Parallelisation of nonlinear structural analysis using dual partition super elements, Advances in Engineering Software, Vol:60-61, ISSN:0965-9978, Pages:81-88

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

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

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, 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, 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, 2010, Fully Integrated Design and Analysis of Tensioned Fabric Structures: Finite Elements and Case Studies, Engineering Structures, Vol:32, Pages:1054-1068

Zolghadr Jahromi H, Izzuddin BA, Zdravkovic L, 2009, A domain decomposition approach for coupled modelling of nonlinear soil–structure interaction, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol:198, ISSN:1425-1655, Pages:2738-2749

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, Pages:1308-1318

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, 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

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

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