Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
Sir Frederick Mappin Building
Harris Angelakopoulos, is the Technical Director at Twincon Ltd (Tyre Wire IN CONcrete). TWINCON Ltd, was formed in December 2010 for the sole purpose of acquiring and exploiting patents and other intellectual property from the University of Sheffield in the general area of steel fibre reinforced concrete using steel fibres from end-of-life tyres.
Harris has been involved in several national and international network groups and collaborative projects with the University of Sheffield. He has more than 10 years of research experience in diverse thematic areas ranging from Fibre Reinforced Polymers in concrete (Encore EU research project) to Fibre Reinforced Concrete (EcoLanes EU STREP project), tyre wire in concrete (Twincletoes EU Eco-innovation project) as well as reused tyre polymer fibre in concrete (Anagennisi project). He is the recipient of a prize from the Royal Academy of Engineering on urban regeneration.
Recent activities and achievements
- All aspects of development & commercialisation of Reused Tyre Steel and Polymer Fibres in concrete
- Prototype development
- Design and analysis of FRC structures
- CE marking aspects of innovative fibrous reinforcements
- Project management of externally funded research projects