Imperial College London

ProfessorLeroyGardner

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor of Structural Engineering
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 6058leroy.gardner

 
 
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Location

 

435Skempton BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Awards

  • Lewis Kent Award, The Institution of Structural Engineers, 2020
  • NCE TechFest Innovation Prize, 2018
  • Structures Journal Best Research Paper Prize 2018, 2018
  • IABSE Prize, International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering, 2017
  • SEMC Paper Prize, 2016
  • President’s Award for Excellence in Research Supervision, 2015
  • SSRC Vinnakota Prize, 2014
  • Palmer Prize, Institution of Civil Engineers, 2009
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Imperial College London, 2008
  • Henry Adams Diploma, Institution of Structural Engineers, 2006
  • IStructE Student Design Prize, 1998

External Positions

  • Member, CEN TC250-SC3-WG22 (design by FE), 2019
  • Full Member, EPSRC Peer-review College, EPSRC, 2019
  • Advisory Member, AISC Committee on Structural Stainless Steel, American Institute of Steel Construction, 2018
  • Advisory Member, ASCE Committee on Cold-formed structural stainless steel, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2018
  • Assoc. Member, EPSRC Peer-review College, EPSRC, 2017 - 2019
  • Member, IStructE Design Practice, Risk and Structural Safety Committee, Institution of Structural Engineers, 2017
  • Member, IStructE Council, Institution of Structural Engineers, 2015
  • Chair, IStructE North Thames Regional Group Committee, Institution of Structural Engineers, 2015 - 2016
  • Chair, IStructE Research Panel, Institution of Structural Engineers, 2015
  • Member, IStructE Structural Futures Committee, Institution of Structural Engineers, 2014 - 2016
  • Member, IStructE Paper Awards Panel, Institution of Structural Engineers, 2012 - 2017
  • Chair, BSI CB 203-3, 2011
  • Member, BSI CB 203, 2010
  • Member, CEN TC250-SC3-WG1 (general rules), 2010
  • Member, CEN TC250-SC3-WG4 (stainless steel), 2010
  • Member, ECCS TC8 - Stability, 2010
  • Member, ICE Structures and Buildings Committee, Institution of Civil Engineers, 2010 - 2015
  • Member, IStructE North Thames Regional Group Committee, Institution of Structural Engineers, 2010
  • Member, IStructE Academic Qualifications Panel, Institution of Structural Engineers, 2009
  • Member, IIW SC15-E, 2008
  • Member, IStructE Research Panel, Institution of Structural Engineers, 2007 - 2015
  • Member of International Scientific Committee, Coupled Instabilities in Metal Structures Conference
  • Member, European Convention for Constructional Steelwork - Technical Committee 7 (Thin-walled Structures)
  • Member of Editorial Board, ICE Structures and Buildings Journal
  • Member, Institution of Structural Engineers' Research Panel
  • Member of International Scientific Committee, International Conference on Steel and Composite Structures
  • Member of International Scientific Committee, International Conference on Thin-Walled Structures
  • Member of Editorial Board, Open Civil Engineering Journal
  • Member of Editorial Board, Thin-Walled Structures

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy, 2006
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng), Engineering Council
  • Fellow (FICE), Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Fellow (FIStructE), Institution of Structural Engineers

Links with Other Academic Bodies

  • External Examiner, University of Cambridge, 2019
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor, Tsinghua University, 2018
  • External Examiner, University of Sheffield, 2014 - 2017
  • External Examiner, University of West London, 2013 - 2016

Industrial Connections

  • Chinese National Funding Council, Expert Reviewer/Panel Member
  • Czech Funding Council, Expert Reviewer/Panel Member
  • EPSRC, Expert Reviewer/Panel Member
  • Hong Kong Research Grants Council, Expert Reviewer/Panel Member
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Expert Reviewer/Panel Member
  • Portuguese Funding Council, Expert Reviewer/Panel Member
  • Romanian National Council for Development and Innovation, Expert Reviewer/Panel Member
  • Royal Society’s Research Grants Board: Physical Sciences Panel, Expert Reviewer/Panel Member
  • Swiss National Science Foundation, Expert Reviewer/Panel Member

Fellowships

  • Post-Doctoral Prize Fellowship for Fiona Walport, EPSRC, 2020 - 2021
  • Post-Doctoral Prize Fellowship for Craig Buchanan, EPSRC, 2017 - 2018

Editorial Boards

  • Advances in Bridge Engineering, Member of Editorial Board, 2019
  • Structures – Testing, simulation and design of steel structures, Guest Editor, 2019
  • Steel Construction – Tubular Structures, Guest Editor, 2016
  • Structures, Editor-in-Chief
  • Fire Research Journal, Member of Editorial Board, 2015
  • Structures – Testing, simulation and design of steel structures, Guest Editor, 2015
  • International Journal of Steel Structures, Editor-in-Chief
  • Steel Construction, Member of Editorial Board
  • International Journal of Advanced Steel Construction, Member of Editorial Board
  • ICE Structures and Buildings, Editor-in-Chief
  • Thin-Walled Structures, Member of Editorial Board
  • ICE – Structures and Buildings – Tubular Structures, Guest Editor, 2008
  • Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Structures and Buildings, Member of Editorial Board, 2006 - 2011