People

Lead Investigator
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Dr. Alessandro Fascetti

Current Students
  • Yingbo Zhu (PhD in Civil Engineering). Thesis title: "Experimental and numerical investigations on the fracture mechanics of concrete-filled GFRP structural elements" (tentative). University of Pittsburgh.

  • Aizaz Haider (PhD in Civil Engineering). Thesis title: "Static and dynamic instabilities in flood protection system infrastructure: a multi‐hazard perspective" (tentative). University of Pittsburgh.

  • Hadi Abbaszadeh (PhD in Civil Engineering). Thesis title "Experimental and Numerical Characterization of pultruded Glass-Fiber Reinforced Polymers (GFRP) for structural engineering applications". University of Waikato.

Past Students
  • Garrick Du Toit (BEHons - Civil Engineering). Research Topic: 'Earthquake Early Warning Systems in Aotearoa New Zealand'. University of Waikato.

  • Myles McLean, Jotham Makini (BEHons - Civil Engineering). Research Topic: 'Immersive Virtual Reality Applications for Advanced Construction Management, Inspections and Maintenance'. University of Waikato

  • Harry Thomson (BEHons - Civil Engineering). Research Topic: 'Numerical Investigations on the Dynamic Stability of Droxel Structures'. University of Waikato.

  • Auroa Leach (BEHons - Civil Engineering). Research Topic: 'Immersive Earthquake Simulations in Virtual Reality Environments'. University of Waikato.

  • Zhuang Li (BEHons - Materials Engineering). Research Topic: 'Thermographic inspection of industrial precast buildings'. University of Waikato.

  • Benjamin Moore & Tim Sun (BEHons - Mechanical Engineering). Research Topic: 'Design of a 100% recycled plastic bicycle frame'. University of Waikato.

  • Vincent Pasquier (BE - Mechanical Engineering). Research Topic: 'Multiscale experimental characterisation of pultruded GFRP structural elements'. Visiting Student from Institute of Technology of Bordeaux (France). University of Waikato.

  • Sathyam Rathore (BE - Mechanical Engineering). Research Topic: 'Multiscale experimental characterisation of pultruded GFRP structural elements'. Visiting Student from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (India). University of Waikato.