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Professor Tony Jefferson

Professor Tony Jefferson

Professor and Group Leader for Materials for Life

School of Engineering

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

Overview

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;  26 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. 2016-2021

EPSRC funded project 'Engineering Microbial-Induced Carbonate Precipitation via Meso-Scale Simulations'. 2019-2022. With Newcastle (lead) and Bath Universities.

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

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Contracts

TitlePeopleSponsorValueDuration
Integrity assessment of large concrete dams (IALAD)Dr AD JeffersonCommission of European Communities3681601/05/2002 - 01/05/2005
Shape Memory Chords in Cementitious Composite MaterialDr AD Jefferson, Dr R LarkRoyal Society2953101/03/2007 - 28/02/2008
To develop and market a state-of-the-art software module for non-linear earthquake analysis of civil engineering structuresJefferson AKTP and Finite Element Analysis Ltd1689401/12/2014 - 26/03/2015
To develop and market new state-of -the-art facilities in the finite element program LUSAS for soil-structure interaction problemsJefferson A, Cleall PJTSB and FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS26936801/07/2013 - 30/06/2016
KTP: A coupled Thermo-Hygro-Mechanical finite element model for concrete structuresJefferson A, Gardner DMOMENTA with Finite Element Analysis Ltd26964425/03/2010 - 24/03/2013
Embedded contact surfaces in constitutive models for cementitious composite materialsJefferson ADEngineering and Physical Sciences Research Council9315701/04/2003 - 31/03/2005
Support for Lusas reader in computational modelling of quasi-brittle materialsJefferson ADLUSAS1500001/07/2009 - 01/07/2010
Finite element simulation of concrete heat hydrationJefferson ADRoyal Academy of Engineering1492205/01/2009 - 05/07/2009
Support for Lusas reader in computational modelling of quasi-brittle materialsJefferson ADLUSAS6000001/07/2008 - 30/06/2011
Finite element modelling of structures under earthquake loadingJefferson AD, Lark RJLUSAS-Cardiff KTP20722801/12/2011 - 01/12/2014
Retrofitting and rehabilitation of reinforced concrete beams using ultra high performance concrete and basalt reinforced concrete overlayKarihaloo B, Jefferson A, Kulasegaram SBritish Council3297301/03/2014 - 29/02/2016
Materials for life (M4L): Biomimetic multi-scale damage immunity for construction materialsLark R, Gardner D, Jefferson A, Harbottle MEPSRC167202501/04/2013 - 31/03/2016
Low carbon composites for the construction industryLark R, Jefferson AD, Gardner DAlun Griffiths Contractors3300001/10/2010 - 30/09/2013
Shape memory polymer,cementitious matrix material systemLark RJ, Jefferson ADInstitute of Civil Engineers1200015/04/2009 - 15/06/2009
Shape memory polymer,cementitious matrix material systemLark RJ, Jefferson ADInstitute of Civil Engineers1293115/06/2009 - 15/06/2010
Virtual design for microfluidic encapsulation processBarrow D, Jefferson A, Kerfriden P, Phillips T (MATHS)Ser Cymru NRN Swansea AEM150000

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

EPSRC4,837,625

03/04/2017-   02/04/2022

EU Cost Action SARCOS

AD Jefferson, RE Davies

26 Partner countries Led by Mercedes Sánchez, UCO, Spain

EU 

2016-2021

Supervised Students

Title StudentStatusDegree
Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Chemical Modelling of Self healing Processes In Cementitious Materials CHITEZ AdriannaGraduatePhD
An Investigation into Flow Properties of Self-Healing Agents In Damaged Zones of Cementitious Materials HOFFMAN AndreaGraduateMPhil
Self-healing Cementitious Materials ISAACS BenGraduatePhD
FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION. FREEMAN Brubeck LeeGraduatePhD
Experimental and Numerical Study of the Fracture and Self-healing of Cementitious Materials JOSEPH ChristopherGraduatePhD
Numerical Investigation into Moisture Transportation in Cementitious Materials for Self-Healing MA ChuansanCurrentPhD
Energy-minimizing multi-crack growth inlinear elastic fracture using the extended finite element method with application to Smart-Cut silicon wafer splitting SUTULA DanasGraduatePhD
PRECONDITIONED PARALLEL ITERATIVE SOLUTION METHODS FOR COUPLES FINITE ELEMENTS ANALYSES OWEN David HuwGraduatePhD
A MULTI SURFACE PLASTICITY MODEL FOR THE SIMULATION OF FRACTURE IN PARTIALLY SATURATED SOIL BAXTER GeoffreyGraduatePhD
Bond And Cracking Of Reinforced Concrete CHAN Hang Chi SimonGraduatePhD
Micromechanical Constitutive Models For Cementitious Composite Materials MIHAI Iulia CarmenGraduatePhD
TRANSIENT AND DYNAMIC THERMO/HYDRAULIC/ MECHANICAL BEHAVIOUR OF PARTIALLY SATURATED SOIL WANG JingranGraduatePhD
Finite Element Modelling of Concrete at Elevated Temperatures COTTON John ChristianGraduatePhD
Serviceability Assessments of Masonry Arch Bridges WU LufangGraduatePhD
INTERGRAL WIDENING OF REINFORCED CONCRETE UNDER BRIDGES HOSSEINI MahmoodGraduatePhD
Retrofitting Of Reinforced Concrete Beams With CARDIFRC In Hot Climate EWAZE MohamedGraduateMPhil/PhD
CAPILLARY FLOW OF AUTOGENIC AND AUTONOMIC HEALING AGENTS IN DISCRETE CRACKS IN CEMENTITIOUS MATERIALS. JAYAPRAKASH MonicaCurrentPhD
HIGH STRENGTH REINFORCED CONCRETE BEAMS UNDER SHEAR MILLS Nicholas RoyGraduatePhD
ADAPTIVE MULTISCALE SIMULATION OF DAMAGE IN COMPOSITE STRUCTURES. BONILLA VILLALBA PedroSubmittedPhD
LOW CARBON COMPOSITES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY DAVIES Robert ElfedGraduatePhD
Numerical simulation of Cracking using Embedded Surfaces in a Three Dimensional Constitutive Model for Concrete HEE Siew ChangGraduatePhD
A Novel Self-Healing memory Polymer-Cementitious System DUNN SimonGraduatePhD
SOIL STRUCTURE INTERACTION BOWER Thomas AshleyGraduatePhD
Investigation of a Novel Self-Healing Cementitious Comp[osite Material System HAZELWOOD TobiasGraduatePhD
Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Quasi-Brittle Materials ALNAAS Waled Farj JummaGraduatePhD
Characterisation of self-healing process SELVARAJOO, TharmeshCurrentPhD
Finite element simulation of micro and macro cracks in quasi-brittle materials   AZUA-GONZALEZ, CarlosCurrentPhD
Chemical processes in self-healing cementitious materials EVANS, GwilymCurrentPhD
Numerical simulation of fibre reinforced composite materials BAINS, AmritCurrentPhD