Dr Zhaohui Huang
HP Lecturer - Civil Engineering
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- Civil and Environmental Engineering
- College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences
- Thermal and structural behaviour of buildings under fire conditions.
- Building behaviour subject to the impact of fire, explosion and earthquake.
- Nonlinear computational mechanics.
- Development of multi-level/multi-scale modelling which can be used to predict macroscopic properties of materials, starting from the atomic scale for the design of new super insulation and fire protection materials for buildings.
Research grants and projects
Funder: The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE)
Duration: August 2014 - September 2014
Funder: European Commission
Duration: October 2013 - September 2015
Funder: ERDF - European Regional Development Fund
Duration: January 2013 - August 2015
Funder: European Commission
Duration: October 2012 - September 2014
Duration: March 2012 - May 2015
Grant Title: COMPFIRE: Design of joints to composite columns for improved fire robustness Funding Body: RFSR, European Commission (RFSR-CT-2009-00021) Dates: from 1/10/09 to 28/09/12 Co-investigators Grant value: €220,000
Grant Title: Mechanisms of progressive collapse of buildings attacked by fire and explosion (PhD project) Funding Body: China Scholarship Council Dates: from 1/08/08 to 31/07/12 Principal Investigator Grant value: £40,000
Grant Title: Development of a new procedure to model localisation of tensile cracking of concrete slabs in fire (PhD project) Funding Body: Buro Happold Ltd Dates: from 1/10/08 to 30/09/11 Principal Investigator Grant value: £40,000
Grant Title: Performance of cellular composite floor beams under severe fire conditions Funding Body: EPSRC (EP/F001711/1) Dates: from 1/02/08 to 31/01/11 Co-investigators Grant value: £275,795
Grant Title: Tan Chin Tuan Exchange Fellowship Funding Body: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Dates: from 14/02/05 to 13/03/05. Principal Investigator Grant value: £2500.
Grant Title: Modelling localized fracture in composite floors at elevated temperatures Funding Body: EPSRC (EP/I031553/1) Dates: from 1/02/12 to 31/01/15 Principal Investigator Grant value: £290,201
Grant Title: Computer modelling of steel and composite structures in fire (PhD project) Funding Body: School of Engineering & Design, Brunel University London Dates: from 1/11/12 to 30/10/15 Principal Investigator Grant value: £32,000
Grant Title: Highly efficient production of ultra-lightweight clay-aerogel materials and their integrated composites for building insulation Funding Body: European Commission 7th Framework Programme (No. 315548) Dates: from 1/12/12 to 30/11/14 Co-investigators Grant value: €401,635