Civil Engineering Building (H20)
Level 7, Room CE708
Associate Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Durability of construction materials:
- Steel corrosion in concrete, chemical attacks
- Service life design of RC-structures in severe environment
- Self-healing concrete
Low Carbone Concrete Technology
- Geopolymer concrete, blended cements
- Manufactured aggregates
- Shrinkage and creep of concrete
- Restrained shrinkage induced cracking
- Modelling of the Time-dependent RC-structure serviceability
- Modelling of Time-dependent steel corrosion process in concrete
- Modelling of corroding RC-structures performance
Repair and Strengthening using CFRP
- Failure analysis and modelling of CFRP strengthened beams including reinforcing steel corrosion
Concrete Structure Analysis and Design
Number currently in lab: 4 PhD students
Chloride diffusion in geopolymer concrete
Active steel corrosion in concrete
Acid-Sulphate attack in geopolymer concrete
Numerical modelling steel corrosion process in reinforced concrete
Looking for students for projects related to:
Durability of low carbon concrete in severe environments
Time-dependent performance of corroding reinforced concrete structures
Awards, Grants, Patents
Special award for excellence in Civil Engineering research, F.N.T.P. (National Federation of Civil Engineering Corporations), Paris, La Défense le 14 Mars 2001.
Gianluca Ranzi, Arnaud Castel, Raymond Ian Gilbert, Daniel Dias-da-Costa: Stiffness degradation of concrete members induced by reinforcement corrosion, ARC DP 2014.
Steve Foster, Jay Sanjayan and Arnaud Castel, Performance based Criteria for Concretes: Creating Pathways for Low Carbon Concrete Manufacture with Existing Standards. CRC for Low Carbon Living.
PhD in Structural Engineering, University of Toulouse, France.
MEngSc in Structural Engineering, University of Toulouse, France.
BA in Engineering Mechanics, University of Toulouse, France.