I am a PhD research fellow in Civil & Structural Engineering, University of Agder (UiA). My PhD is part of the partly NFR-funded (Norsk Forskningsråd) research project More Efficient and Environmental friendly Road Construction (MEERC).
PhD working title: Strength and deformation behaviour of steel fibre-reinforced ultra-high performance concrete
Supervisors: Katalin Vertes (UiA/OsloMet), Rein Terje Thorstensen (UiA)
Ultra-high Performance (Fiber Reinforced) Concrete (UHP(FR)C) is a relatively new material, with great potential because of high strength and durability, and potentially low environmental impact – if used wisely. The utilization has been delayed mainly because of two factors; high cost because of an oligopolistic market, and lack of design codes.
Presently, the development of design codes is emerging in several European countries. However, this is still at an early stage, and only France has implemented design codes for UHP(FR)C as a national complement to the design code for concrete structures (Eurocode 2). It is provisionally little or no harmonization between the national initiatives.
My project is part of a long-time effort at UiA, focusing on making UHP(FR)C available through production from local constituents. Through my project, I focus on two aspects of UHP(FR)C:
M.Sc. in Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Agder, 2017.
Master Thesis: Standardizing bridge constructions for national highways.
B.Sc in Civil Engineering, University of Agder, 2015.
Bachelor Thesis: Ultra-high performance concrete in bridges
2016- : PhD Research Fellow, University of Agder, Strength and deformation behaviour of steel fibre-reinforced ultra-high performance concrete
2015- 2017: Research Assistant, University of Agder
2015/2016: Research active student
Ultra High Performance Concrete:
Supervise several bachelor- and master projects within concrete technology and UHPC.
BYG101 Technical Design
BYG405 High performance materials
BYG406 Structural design of prestressed concrete
Research activities and projects:
Member of the Concrete group at UiA.
Member of the Civil engineering research group at UiA.
Cooperation between Nye Veier and University of Agder with focus areas Industrialization and prefabrication and More environmental friendly road construction.
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