Prof Gardner leads an active research group working in the general area of steel structures. Analytical, numerical and experimental methods are employed to perform both fundamental and applied research.
Funding for research projects has been provided by EPSRC, UK and overseas industry, student scholarships and other contributions.
Within the general area of steel structures, there are numerous ongoing research projects (some of which are outlined above) and opportunities. Applications from oustanding candidates are welcome at any time of year. Email for more information. firstname.lastname@example.org
More information about the activities of the steel structures research group may be found here.
The Steel Construction Institute
South Ealing Tyres and Exhausts
The British Constructional Steelwork Association
Research Student Supervision
Ashraf,M, Structural stainless steel design (Completed 2006)
Chan,TM, Structural behaviour of elliptical hollow sections (Completed 2007)
Cruise,R, Behaviour of structural stainless steel cross-sections (Completed 2007)
Law,A, Structural design of elliptical hollow sections
McCann,F, Stability of beams with discrete lateral restraints
McCann,F, Lateral torsional buckling of steel beams
Ng,K, Stainless steel structures in fire (Completed 2006)
Nip,A, Seismic response of metallic structures (Completed 2009)
Saari,N, Inelastic response of steel structures
Saliba,N, Lean duplex stainless steel structures
Salih,E, Stainless steel connections
Theofanous,M, Stability and plasticity in metallic structures
Wang,F, Deformation based steel design