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 Tony Jefferson

Tony Jefferson

Professor

School of Engineering

Email:
jeffersonad@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 5697
Location:
S/1.10

POSITION: Professor and Group Leader for Materials for Life

QUALIFICATIONS: BSc, Msc, PhD, CEng, MIStructE  

DEPARTMENTArchitectural, Civil & Environmental Engineering

CAREER:     10 years with Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners as a civil engineer and numerical analyst;  25 years Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader/Chair:  Cardiff School of Engineering.

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Numerical modelling of quasi-brittle materials Application of micro-mechanical solutions to the numerical analysis of cementitious materials Coupled thermo-hygro-mechanical solutions for concrete The development and analysis of self-healing cementitious materials

INDUSTRIAL SUPPORT: Support from the finite element company LUSAS for over twenty years

CURRENT MAJOR PROJECTS

PI for EPSRC Programme Grant 'Resilient Materials for Life' RM4L 2017-2022 With Bath, Bradford and Cambridge Universities

EU COST Action SARCOS: Working Group leader. 2016-2020

CO-I EPSRC funded project 'Engineering Microbial-Induced Carbonate Precipitation via Meso-Scale Simulations'.  2019-2021. With Newcastle (lead) and Bath Universities

CO-I EU ITN 'SMARTNICS'. Led by Ghent University. Dec 2019-Dec2023 

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Title People Sponsor Value Duration
Integrity assessment of large concrete dams (IALAD) Dr AD Jefferson Commission of European Communities 36816 01/05/2002 - 01/05/2005
Shape Memory Chords in Cementitious Composite Material Dr AD Jefferson, Dr R Lark Royal Society 29531 01/03/2007 - 28/02/2008
To develop and market a state-of-the-art software module for non-linear earthquake analysis of civil engineering structures Jefferson A KTP and Finite Element Analysis Ltd 16894 01/12/2014 - 26/03/2015
To develop and market new state-of -the-art facilities in the finite element program LUSAS for soil-structure interaction problems Jefferson A, Cleall PJ TSB and FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS 269368 01/07/2013 - 30/06/2016
KTP: A coupled Thermo-Hygro-Mechanical finite element model for concrete structures Jefferson A, Gardner D MOMENTA with Finite Element Analysis Ltd 269644 25/03/2010 - 24/03/2013
Embedded contact surfaces in constitutive models for cementitious composite materials Jefferson AD Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council 93157 01/04/2003 - 31/03/2005
Support for Lusas reader in computational modelling of quasi-brittle materials Jefferson AD LUSAS 15000 01/07/2009 - 01/07/2010
Finite element simulation of concrete heat hydration Jefferson AD Royal Academy of Engineering 14922 05/01/2009 - 05/07/2009
Support for Lusas reader in computational modelling of quasi-brittle materials Jefferson AD LUSAS 60000 01/07/2008 - 30/06/2011
Finite element modelling of structures under earthquake loading Jefferson AD, Lark RJ LUSAS-Cardiff KTP 207228 01/12/2011 - 01/12/2014
Retrofitting and rehabilitation of reinforced concrete beams using ultra high performance concrete and basalt reinforced concrete overlay Karihaloo B, Jefferson A, Kulasegaram S British Council 32973 01/03/2014 - 29/02/2016
Materials for life (M4L): Biomimetic multi-scale damage immunity for construction materials Lark R, Gardner D, Jefferson A, Harbottle M EPSRC 1672025 01/04/2013 - 31/03/2016
Low carbon composites for the construction industry Lark R, Jefferson AD, Gardner D Alun Griffiths Contractors 33000 01/10/2010 - 30/09/2013
Shape memory polymer,cementitious matrix material system Lark RJ, Jefferson AD Institute of Civil Engineers 12000 15/04/2009 - 15/06/2009
Shape memory polymer,cementitious matrix material system Lark RJ, Jefferson AD Institute of Civil Engineers 12931 15/06/2009 - 15/06/2010
Virtual design for microfluidic encapsulation process Barrow D, Jefferson A, Kerfriden P, Phillips T (MATHS) Ser Cymru NRN Swansea AEM 150000

01/01/2015 - 30/06/2018

Resilient Materials For Life (RM4L)

AD Jefferson, DR Gardner, M Harbottle, IC Mihai, RE Davies, A Paul

With Bath, Bradford and Cambridge Universities

EPSRC 4,837,625

03/04/2017-   02/04/2022 

EU Cost Action SARCOS

AD Jefferson, RE Davies

26 Partner countries Led by Mercedes Sánchez, UCO, Spain

EU

2016-2020

Supervised Students

Title Student Status Degree
Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Chemical Modelling of Self healing Processes In Cementitious Materials CHITEZ Adrianna Graduate PhD
An Investigation into Flow Properties of Self-Healing Agents In Damaged Zones of Cementitious Materials HOFFMAN Andrea Graduate MPhil
Self-healing Cementitious Materials ISAACS Ben Graduate PhD
FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION. FREEMAN Brubeck Lee Graduate PhD
Experimental and Numerical Study of the Fracture and Self-healing of Cementitious Materials JOSEPH Christopher Graduate PhD
Numerical Investigation into Moisture Transportation in Cementitious Materials for Self-Healing MA Chuansan Current PhD
Energy-minimizing multi-crack growth inlinear elastic fracture using the extended finite element method with application to Smart-Cut silicon wafer splitting SUTULA Danas Graduate PhD
PRECONDITIONED PARALLEL ITERATIVE SOLUTION METHODS FOR COUPLES FINITE ELEMENTS ANALYSES OWEN David Huw Graduate PhD
A MULTI SURFACE PLASTICITY MODEL FOR THE SIMULATION OF FRACTURE IN PARTIALLY SATURATED SOIL BAXTER Geoffrey Graduate PhD
Bond And Cracking Of Reinforced Concrete CHAN Hang Chi Simon Graduate PhD
Micromechanical Constitutive Models For Cementitious Composite Materials MIHAI Iulia Carmen Graduate PhD
TRANSIENT AND DYNAMIC THERMO/HYDRAULIC/ MECHANICAL BEHAVIOUR OF PARTIALLY SATURATED SOIL WANG Jingran Graduate PhD
Finite Element Modelling of Concrete at Elevated Temperatures COTTON John Christian Graduate PhD
Serviceability Assessments of Masonry Arch Bridges WU Lufang Graduate PhD
INTERGRAL WIDENING OF REINFORCED CONCRETE UNDER BRIDGES HOSSEINI Mahmood Graduate PhD
Retrofitting Of Reinforced Concrete Beams With CARDIFRC In Hot Climate EWAZE Mohamed Graduate MPhil/PhD
CAPILLARY FLOW OF AUTOGENIC AND AUTONOMIC HEALING AGENTS IN DISCRETE CRACKS IN CEMENTITIOUS MATERIALS. JAYAPRAKASH Monica Current PhD
HIGH STRENGTH REINFORCED CONCRETE BEAMS UNDER SHEAR MILLS Nicholas Roy Graduate PhD
ADAPTIVE MULTISCALE SIMULATION OF DAMAGE IN COMPOSITE STRUCTURES. BONILLA VILLALBA Pedro Submitted PhD
LOW CARBON COMPOSITES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY DAVIES Robert Elfed Graduate PhD
Numerical simulation of Cracking using Embedded Surfaces in a Three Dimensional Constitutive Model for Concrete HEE Siew Chang Graduate PhD
A Novel Self-Healing memory Polymer-Cementitious System DUNN Simon Graduate PhD
SOIL STRUCTURE INTERACTION BOWER Thomas Ashley Graduate PhD
Investigation of a Novel Self-Healing Cementitious Comp[osite Material System HAZELWOOD Tobias Graduate PhD
Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Quasi-Brittle Materials ALNAAS Waled Farj Jumma Graduate PhD
Characterisation of self-healing process SELVARAJOO, Tharmesh Current PhD
Finite element simulation of micro and macro cracks in quasi-brittle materials   AZUA-GONZALEZ, Carlos Current PhD
Chemical processes in self-healing cementitious materials EVANS, Gwilym Current PhD
Numerical simulation of fibre reinforced composite materials BAINS, Amrit Current PhD