Researcher

Associate Professor Mario Maria Paul Attard

My Expertise

High strength concrete; buckling of reinforced concrete walls; buckling of thin - walled steel structures

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

Associate Professor and Associate Head (Academic) in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research interests

  • Finite Strain Isotropic and Anisotropic Hyperelastic Modeling
  • Plasticity Modelling of Confined Concrete
  • Fracture in Concrete and Masonry
  • Crack Propagation due to Creep
  • Ductility of High Strength Concrete Columns (PhD Ali Khajeh Samani and Bambang Piscesa)
  • In-Plane Buckling of Gas Pipelines (PhD Jianbei Zhu)
  • Lateral...view more

Associate Professor and Associate Head (Academic) in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research interests

  • Finite Strain Isotropic and Anisotropic Hyperelastic Modeling
  • Plasticity Modelling of Confined Concrete
  • Fracture in Concrete and Masonry
  • Crack Propagation due to Creep
  • Ductility of High Strength Concrete Columns (PhD Ali Khajeh Samani and Bambang Piscesa)
  • In-Plane Buckling of Gas Pipelines (PhD Jianbei Zhu)
  • Lateral Buckling of Variable Section Thin-Walled Beams (PhD Lijuan Su)

My Qualifications

BE PhD MHEd


My Awards

R W Chapman Medal, October 1997, paper “A Rectangular Stress Block for High Strength Concrete based on Probabilistic Analysis".

Vice Chancellor Excellence in Teaching Award, 2009.


My Research Activities

Nonlinear structural mechanics, buckling, confinement in concrete, ductility in structures, hyperelastic constitutive modelling, finite strain mechanics.


My Teaching

Mechanics of Solids; Design of Prestressed Concrete; Design of Timber Structures;

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Location

Civil Engineering Building (H20)
Level 6, Room CE604
Kensington Campus

Contact

(+61 2) 9385 5075
(+61 2) 9385 6139