Dr Maurizio Guadagnini

Dr Maurizio Guadagnini

Senior Lecturer

Address:
Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
Sir Frederick Mappin Building
Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD

Telephone: +44 (0) 114 222 5757
Fax: +44 (0) 114 222 5700
Email: m.guadagnini@sheffield.ac.uk
Room: MezC4a

Qualifications

PhD, University of Sheffield; Laurea in Structural Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy

Profile

Dr Maurizio Guadagnini is a lecturer in the Department. He has extensive research experience in the experimental investigation and use of advanced composites as reinforcing materials for concrete structures, in design philosophy and in the development of design recommendations for the ongoing improvement of codes of practice used in Europe and throughout the world. For the past 9 years, he has been an active member of Task Group 9.3 of the International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib) and he has been involved in several national and international network groups and collaborative projects. He is currently responsible for the management of the European funded Marie Curie Network, EN-CORE, an extensive research and training initiative involving 11academic and industrial partners that has a total budget of €1.7M.

Since 2005 Dr Guadagnini has been a Concrete Centre Lecturer. A main objective of this endowed position is the ongoing development of innovative teaching and learning resources geared toward the creation and maintenance of an active and lasting collaboration between industry and academia.

Activities and Distinctions

  • Member of the RILEM Technical Committee MSC – Masonry Strengthening with Composite Materials
  • Member of the International Federation for Structural Concrete TG 9.3 "FRP Reinforcement for Concrete Structures"
  • Member of the International Federation for Structural Concrete TG 4.5 "Bond Models"
  • Member of IRAAC (International Research on Advanced Composites in Construction)

Teaching

  • SMR for Level 4 Bridge Design Project module.
  • SMR for MSc Design Project module.

Selected Publications

Journal articles