Civil & Structural Engineering
Research Seminars 2018 - 2019

Seminars start at 1pm and last for 1 hour (Finish 2pm).
The Internal Speakers talk for 25 mins and External Speakers for 50 mins.

DateVenueTimeSpeakerTopic
09-Oct-19Mappin LT71:00PMAdnan A Ahmed
20-Nov-19Mappin LT71:00PMPaul LedgerMetal detection inverse problem using polarisability tensors or my work reduced order models and hp FEM in coupled electromechanical problems applied to MRI scanners

Previous Research Seminars

Research Seminars 2018 - 2019

DateVenueTimeSpeakerTopic
10-Oct-18Mappin LT71:00PMBen FullerDispersion in Hopkinson pressure bars subjected to blast loading
2:00PM
17-Oct-18Mappin LT71:00PMDr Muhamad YusaIndonesia: natural hazards: geotechnical challenges from earthquakes
07-Nov-18Mappin LT71:00PMNeda NabidPerformance-based optimisation of friction energy dissipation devices in RC structures
2:00PM
14-Nov-18Mappin LT71:00PMDr Thomas ShireMicro-scale Modelling of One Form of Internal Erosion
13-Feb-19Mappin LT71:00PMSally WestonTransient Mobilisation of Pipe-Wall Adhered Material in Drinking Water Distribution Systems
2:00PM
13-Mar-19Mappin LT71:00PMAndy TyasOverview of work carried out at Buxton
2:00PM
10-Apr-19Mappin LT71:00PMDan PopeThe numerical simulation of high strain rate events (at Dstl)
24-Apr-19Mappin LT71:00PM
2:00PMMartin Mayfield/Danielle Densley TingleyUrban Flows Observatory
08-May-19Mappin LT71:00PMDr Flavia De Luca (Speaker); Luca LombardiLinear Time-History Analysis for Eurocode 8 Design and Fragility Analysis of Critical Facilities
05-Jun-19Mappin LT71:00PMHarm AskesOperator Split Methods
2:00PM
17-Jul-19Mappin LT71:00PMDr Javier CuadrosEarly Mars: How Blue Was It?
24-Jul-19Mappin LT71:00PMQuisco Mena (Think Tank Engineering)A Consistent Methodology to Measure Structural Efficiency in Buildings. Assessment of Current Material Overspend, Theoretical Feasibility and Prospects
07-Aug-19Mappin LT71:00PMDr Keerthan PoologanathanTBC
30-Aug-19Mappin LT91:00PMProfessor Mark StewartTBC

Research Seminars 2017 - 2018

DateVenueTimeSpeakerTopic
27-Sep-17Mappin LT73:00PMProfessor Abbas Khayyer"Lagrangian Particle Methods: Latest Achievements and Future Perspectives"
09-Jan-18Mappin LT73:00PMDr Morgan YangImmersed Tunnel Construction of Hong Kong Zhuhai Macao Bridge
07-Feb-18Mappin LT73:00PMProfessor Harm AskesMicro-mechanics of solids
3:30PMDr Isabel DoutereloMetagenomics: use of microbial genes to understand drinking water systems.
14-Feb-18Mappin LT73:00PMDr Virginia StovinInside Green Roofs
3:30PMProfessor Ian Guymer
21-Feb-18Mappin LT73:00PMDr Paul BrockwayCould Energetic Constraints be slowing Economic Growth?
28-Feb-18Mappin LT73:00PMHadi ArbabiA Scaling Theoretic Evaluation of Infrastructural Needs in England and Wales
4:00PMDr Sung Kyu MaengBiological Stability of Drinking Water: From Source to Tap
07-Mar-18Mappin LT73:00PMDr Colin SmithTBA
4:00PM
14-Mar-18Mappin LT73:00PMDr Marco BianchiThe concept of geological entropy and its impact on solute transport in heterogeneous aquifers
05-Apr-18Twenty65 meeting room12:00 noonProfessor Ian GuymerEPSRC Fellowship - Modelling Mixing Mechanisms - Challenges & Opportunities
12:30PMDr Chris KeylockA New Framework for Analysing the Flow of a Turbulent Fluid
25-Apr-18Mappin LT73:00PMProfessor Joby BoxallTBA
3:30PMDr Sam Rigby
16-May-18Mappin LT83:00PMAndy TaggFlood Risk Management - Research and Practice
23-May-18Mappin LT73:30PMAbigail LeggeTBA
30-May-18Mappin LT73:00PMRui ZhangApplication of Limit Analysis to Non-linear and Non-Associative yield conditions
3:15PMZhangjie PengHydrological performance of green roofs
3:30PMTim HagemanA finite element formulation for non-Newtonian fluid flow through cracked, deformable porous media
06-Jun-18Mappin LT73:00PMRichard JohnsonBattery Energy Storage Systems for Low Voltage Network Management
3:30PMHadi ArbabiUrban Productivity, Mobility, & Density: A Scaling Theoretic Evaluation of Structural Needs in England and Wales

Research Seminars 2016 - 2017

DateVenueTimeSpeakerTopic
Wednesday, September 28, 2016Mappin LT9No Speaker
No Speaker
4:00PMKaley Crawford-FlettInternal erosion phenomena in earth dams: knowledge gaps and geotechnical research in the New Zealand setting
Wednesday, October 19, 2016Mappin LT9No Speaker
No Speaker
4:00PMProfessor Chris BurgoyneGeoengineering - The SPICE Project
Wednesday, October 26, 2016Mappin LT93:00PMProfessor David HillsContacts and Fretting - Unusual (& Practical) Contact Problems
No Speaker
No Speaker
Wednesday, November 16, 2016Mappin LT9No Speaker
No Speaker
4:00PMDr Gennaro SenatoreAdaptive Structures: Infinitely Stiff, Extremely Slender, Ultra-Light Weight.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016Mappin LT9No Speaker
No Speaker
4:00PMDr Roeland de KatTaylor's Hypothesis and Pressure from Particle Image Velocimetry
Wednesday, February 8, 2017Mappin LT93:00PMDr Dongfang LiangShallow Water Modelling of Floods and Coastal Processes
No Speaker
No Speaker
Wednesday, February 22, 2017Mappin LT93:00PMProfessor Abbas KhayyerLagrangian Particle Methods: Latest Achievements and Future Perspectives
No Speaker
No Speaker
Wednesday, March 29, 2017Mappin LT9No Speaker
No Speaker
4:00PMProfessor Kristian KrabbenhoftNew tools for geotechnical deformation and stability analysis

Research Seminars 2015 - 2016

DateVenueTimeSpeakerTopic
Wednesday, February 17, 2016Mappin LT5No Speaker
No Speaker
4:00PMProfessor Rene de BorstFracture and Flow in Porous Media
Wednesday, February 24, 2016Mappin LT4No Speaker
No Speaker
4:00PMDr Ruben van CoileTowards true Performance-Based structural fire safety: failure probabilities and decision making applied to fire-exposed concrete elements
Wednesday, March 02, 2016Mappin LT5No Speaker
No Speaker
4:00PMDr Anna RomanovaConcrete corrosion induced by sulphuric acid
Wednesday, March 16, 2016Diamond LT8No Speaker
No Speaker
4:00PMProfessor Philip Withers3D Time Lapse Imaging
Wednesday, April 13, 2016Mappin LT5No Speaker
No Speaker
4:00PMDr Michael BrownPhysical modelling for offshore energy infrastructure deployment
Wednesday, April 20, 2016Diamond LT83:00PMProfessor Charles AugardeGeotechnical Aspects of Earthen Construction
No Speaker
No Speaker
Wednesday, April 27, 2016Mappin LT53:00PMProfessor Kenichi SogaSmart Sensor Systems for Smart Infrastructure and Construction
No Speaker
No Speaker
Wednesday, May 04, 2016Mappin LT5No Speaker
No Speaker
4:00PMProfessor Francois ClemensData reliability
Wednesday, May 11, 2016Mappin LT5No Speaker
No Speaker
4:00PMProfessor Genevieve LangdonTBA