European Network for Durable Reinforcement and Rehabilitation Solutions

Contract Number: MC-ITN-2013-607851

Overview The Department of Civil and Structural Engineering (CSE) at the University of Sheffield houses the Centre for Cement and Concrete (CCC), an interdisciplinary centre with over 70 academics and researchers and the largest centre of its kind in the UK. The Department of CSE has the largest number of post-graduate researchers and highest research income per academic staff of any similar department in the UK.

Dr Maurizio Guadagnini is a Senior Lecturer with fifteen years' experience in the field of experimental mechanics and advanced modelling of reinforced concrete elements.
Prof Kypros Pilakoutas is the Manager of the Centre for Cement and Concrete at the UoS. He has over twenty six years' experience in structural concrete, concrete reinforcements, repair, analysis and design.
Dr Iman Hajirasouliha (also an ex-Marie Curie Fellow) is a Lecturer and his main interests are in the area of performance-based design, structural dynamics and optimization.
Dr Matteo Di Benedetti is a Teaching Assistant and his main research interests are in the area of structural health monitoring and nondestructive evaluation techniques.

Key Research Activities

Research carried out at Sheffield covers all aspects of concrete materials, structural and material testing structural behaviour, analysis, innovation and design.