Concrete and Earthquake Engineering Research Group

Department of Civil & Structural Engineering


Friday, August 3, 2018
Processed high-specification steel cords (RTSC) extracted from un-vulcanised rubber belt off-cuts have the potential to substitute (manufactured steel fibres) MSF in concrete, leading to enhanced structural performance and significant environmental benefits. The target of this research is to demonstrate that recycled-only fibre mixes could meet or exceed the performance of... Read more
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Workshop Title: Seismic Loss, Rehabilitation and Post-earthquake Crisis Management of Critical Infrastructure UK coordinator: Dr. Iman Hajirasouliha, The University of Sheffield Turkey coordinator: Prof. Alper Ilki, Istanbul Technical University Dates and venue: 20-24 November 2017, Istanbul Technical University, Maslak Campus, Istanbul, Turkey Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the... Read more
Friday, July 8, 2016
The programme, ‘British Council Researcher Links’ provides opportunities for early career researchers from the UK and internationally to interact, learn from each other and explore opportunities for building long-lasting research collaborations. As part of this programme, the University of Sheffield (UK) and Universidad Michoacan de San Nicolas de Hidalgo (Mexico)... Read more
Thursday, March 31, 2016
The Concrete & Earthquake Engineering (CEE) group secured a Newton Fund Institutional Links grant for a two-year project on ‘Post-earthquake Disaster and Risk Management through a Rapid Response Framework for Industrial Zones in Turkey’. Catastrophic damage to industrial facilities during the 1999 Kocaeli earthquake caused extensive fires and environmental pollution... Read more
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Mechanical engineering student Alex Le Roux designed and built a wood-framed, 3D concrete printer that measures 8 by 8 by 8 feet and cost him $2,500. It can print about 2 inches of concrete per second at about one-quarter-inch thickness. He hopes the next iteration will be speedier and capable... Read more