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Dennis Lam

Professor of Structural Engineering

Faculty/Dept/School Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
(Faculty of Engineering and Informatics)
Emaild.lam1@bradford.ac.uk
Telephone +441274 234052

Biography

Professor Dennis Lam is the Chair in Structural Engineering and the Director of Bradford Centre for Sustainable Environments. He is a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers and a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. He is the President of the Association for International Cooperation and Research in Steel-Concrete Composite Structures. He is also a member of the British Standard Institute B525/ and CEN/T250/SC4 committees responsible for the BS5950 and Eurocode 4. His main research interests are in the area of steel and composite structures, including the use of stainless steel, precast concrete and fibre reinforced polymers.

Visiting Appointments:
TCT Visiting Research Fellow, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2001
JTCC Visiting Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2001
Visiting Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 2003
Royal Society Visiting Fellow, University of Wollongong, Australia, 2005
Visiting Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 2008 -
Visiting Professor, University of Western Sydney, Australia, 2010
Visiting Professor, University of Leeds, Leeds, 2011
Royal Society Visiting Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 2012
Tsinghua Special Chair Professor, Tsinghua University, China, 2013 -

Editorial Board:

European Editor-in-Chief of Steel and Composite Structures
Editorial Board Member for Journal of Constructional Steel Research
Editorial Board Member for Structures
Editorial Board Member for International Journal of Steel Structures
Editorial Board Member for Journal of Advanced Steel Construction
Editorial Board Member for Journal of Progress in Steel Building Structures
Editorial Board Member for The Open Civil Engineering Journal
Editorial Board Member for The Scientific World Journal: Civil Engineering

Grant Reviewer for Awarding Bodies:
College Member for Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
The Institution of Structural Engineers
The Technology Foundation STW, Netherlands
Research Grants Council, Hong Kong
Chang Jiang Scholars Program, The Ministry of Education, China 

Research

His main research interests are in the area of steel structures, steel-concrete composite structures, including the use of stainless steel, precast concrete and fibre reinforced polymers.
Date Role Title / Description Funder Award
- Principal InvestigatorREBUILD - Regenerative Buildings and products for a circular economy (EPSRC)
- Principal InvestigatorStructural and Fire Resistance of a Reusable Steel/Concrete Composite Floor System (EPSRC)
- Principal InvestigatorReuse and Demountability using Steel Structures and the Circular Economy (RFCS)
- Principal InvestigatorSlim-Floor Beams - Preparation of Application rules in view of improved safety, functionality and LCA (RFCS)
- Principal InvestigatorDevelopment of Improved Shear Connection Rules in Composite Beams (RFCS)

Professional activities

  • - BEng
  • - MPhil
  • - PhD
  • - CEng
  • - FIStructE
  • - MICE
  • - MASCE
  • - MIMgt
  • Association for Steel Concrete Composite Structures (ASCCS), Learning Society
  • Institution of Structural Engineers, Learning Society
  • Institution of Civil Engineers, Learning Society
  • , Member of European Committee on Standardisation on Eurocode 4 (CEN/TC 250/SC4) - responsible for Design of Composite Structures in Europe
  • , British Standards Institute Committee Member (B/525/4)- responsible for Design of Composite Structures in the UK
  • , International Advisory Committee Member for the Hong Kong Code of Practice for the Structural Use of Steel
  • , Technical Committee Member on Composite Construction - American Society of Civil Engineers SEI Committee on Progressive Collapse - American Society of Civil Engineers
  • European Standard Committee for Eurocode 4,
  • - Fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers, UK
  • - President of Association for International Cooperation and R
  • Grant Reviewer for awarding bodies:: Grant Reviewer for awarding bodies: College Member for Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) The Institution of Structural Engineers The Technology Foundation STW, Netherlands Research Grants Council, Hong Kong Chang Jiang Scholars Program, The Ministry of Education, China

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal
TitleExperimental study on the performance of steel-concrete interfaces in circular concrete-filled double skin steel tube (2020)
AuthorsDr Wei Li, Mr Bing Chen, Professor Lin-Hai Han, Professor Dennis Lam
JournalThin-Walled Structures
 
TitleDifferent load bearing mechanisms in headed stud shear connectors for composite beams with profiled steel sheeting (2019)
AuthorsVigneri V.;Odenbreit C.;Lam D.
JournalSteel Construction
DOI10.1002/stco.201900019
 
TitleAn evaluation of modelling approaches and column removal time on progressive collapse of building (2019)
AuthorsStephen, D.; Lam, Dennis; Forth, J.; Ye, J.; Tsavdaridis, K.D.
 
TitleTesting of a Full-Scale Composite Floor Plate (2019)
AuthorsLam D.;Dai X.;Sheehan T.
JournalEngineering
DOI10.1016/j.eng.2018.11.021
 
TitleExperimental investigation of bond behaviour of two common GFRP bar types in high-strength concrete (2019)
AuthorsSaleh, N.; Ashour, Ashraf F.; Lam, Dennis; Sheehan, Therese
 
TitleTesting of a Full-Scale Composite Floor Plate (2019)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Dai, Xianghe; Sheehan, Therese
 
TitleFinite element analysis of concrete filled lean duplex stainless steel columns (2019)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Yang, Jie; Dai, Xianghe
 
TitlePerformance of circular CFDST members with external stainless steel tube under transverse impact loading (2019)
AuthorsZhao H.;Wang R.;Hou C.;Lam D.
JournalThin-Walled Structures
DOI10.1016/j.tws.2019.106380
 
TitleExperimental investigation of bond behaviour of two common GFRP bar types in high – Strength concrete (2019)
AuthorsSaleh N.;Ashour A.;Lam D.;Sheehan T.
JournalConstruction and Building Materials
DOI10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.12.175
 
TitlePerformance evaluation of demountable shear connectors with collar step at ambient and elevated temperatures (2019)
AuthorsSencu R.;Wang Y.;Yang J.;Lam D.
JournalEngineering Structures
DOI10.1016/j.engstruct.2019.05.059
 
TitleRecovery and reuse of structural products from end-of-life buildings (2019)
AuthorsHopkinson, P.; Chen, H-M.; Zhou, Kan; Wang, Y.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleFlexural behaviour of composite slim floor beams (2019)
AuthorsSheehan T.;Dai X.;Yang J.;Zhou K.;Lam D.
JournalStructures
DOI10.1016/j.istruc.2019.06.021
 
TitleFinite element analysis of concrete filled lean duplex stainless steel columns (2019)
AuthorsLam D.;Yang J.;Dai X.
JournalStructures
DOI10.1016/j.istruc.2019.01.024
 
TitleSubmerged flexible vegetation impact on open channel flow velocity distribution: An analytical modelling study on drag and friction (2019)
AuthorsPu, Jaan H.; Hussain, Awesar; Guo, Yakun; Vardakastanis, Nikolaos; Hanmaiahgari, P.R.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleBehaviour of octagonal steel-reinforced concrete box columns under compressive load (2018)
AuthorsWang R.;Han L.;Lam D.;Sheehan T.
JournalMagazine of Concrete Research
DOI10.1680/jmacr.16.00246
 
TitleServiceability performance of composite cellular beams with partial shear connection (2018)
AuthorsLawson, R.M.; Lam, Dennis; Aggelopoulos, E.; Hanus, F.
 
TitleFlexural behaviour of asymmetric composite beam with low degree of shear connection (2018)
AuthorsSheehan, Therese; Dai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleRecovery and reuse of structural products from end-of-life buildings (2018)
AuthorsHopkinson P.;Chen H.;Zhou K.;Wang Y.;Lam D.
JournalProceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Engineering Sustainability
DOI10.1680/jensu.18.00007
 
TitleServiceability performance of steel–concrete composite beams (2017)
AuthorsMark Lawson R.;Lam D.;Aggelopoulos E.;Nellinger S.
JournalProceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Structures and Buildings
DOI10.1680/jstbu.16.00048
 
TitleTests of self-compacting concrete filled elliptical steel tube columns (2017)
AuthorsMahgub, Munir; Ashour, Ashraf F.; Lam, Dennis; Dai, Xianghe
 
TitleServiceability performance of steel-concrete composite beams (2017)
AuthorsLawson, R.M.; Lam, Dennis; Aggelopoulos, E.S.; Nellinger, S.
 
TitleStructural behaviour of beam to concrete-filled elliptical steel tubular column connections (2017)
AuthorsYang, Jie; Sheehan, Therese; Dai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleExperimental investigation on continuous reinforced SCC deep beams and Comparisons with Code provisions and models (2017)
AuthorsKhatab, Mahmoud A.T.; Ashour, Ashraf F.; Sheehan, Therese; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleStrength, stiffness and ductility of concrete-filled steel columns under axial compression (2017)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Wang, Z-B.; Tao, Z.; Han, L-H.; Uy, B.; Lam, Dennis; Kang, W-H.
 
TitleFire performance of innovative steel-concrete composite columns using high strength steels (2016)
AuthorsEspinos, A.; Romero, M.L.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleExperimental study on long spanning composite cellular beam under flexure and shear (2016)
AuthorsSheehan T.;Dai X.;Lam D.;Aggelopoulos E.;Lawson M.;Obiala R.
JournalJournal of Constructional Steel Research
DOI10.1016/j.jcsr.2015.08.047
 
TitleExperimental Study on Demountable Shear Connectors in Composite Slabs with Profiled Decking (2016)
AuthorsRehman, Naveed; Lam, Dennis; Dai, Xianghe; Ashour, Ashraf F.
 
TitleEffect of Concrete Strength and Stud Collar Size to Shear Capacity of Demountable Shear Connectors (2015)
AuthorsDai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis; Saveri, E.
 
TitleExperimental study of beam to concrete-filled elliptical steel tubular column connections (2015)
AuthorsYang, Jie; Sheehan, Therese; Dai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleExperimental study on long spanning composite cellular beam under flexure and shear (2015)
AuthorsSheehan, Therese; Dai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis; Aggelopoulos, E.S.; Lawson, M.; Obiala, R.
 
TitleMid-length lateral deflection of cyclically-loaded braces (2015)
AuthorsSheehan, Therese; Chan, T.M.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleFinite element analysis on the capacity of circular concrete-filled double-skin steel tubular (CFDST) stub columns (2014)
AuthorsPagoulatou, M.; Sheehan, Therese; Dai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleTest on 15m Span Composite Cellular Beam. (2014)
AuthorsLawson, M.; Aggelopoulos, E.S.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleExperiments on the bearing capacity of tapered concrete filled double skin steel tubular (CFDST) stub columns (2014)
AuthorsRen, Q-X.; Hou, C.; Lam, Dennis; Han, L-H.
 
TitleTests of continuous concrete slabs reinforced with carbon fibre reinforced polymer bars (2014)
AuthorsMahroug, Mohamed E.M.; Ashour, Ashraf F.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleTests on elliptical concrete filled steel tubular (CFST) beams and columns (2014)
AuthorsRen, Q-X.; Han, L-H.; Lam, Dennis; Li, W.
 
TitleUse of hollowcore flooring in composite steel-concrete construction. Part 2 - Design considerations. (2014)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Uy, B.
 
TitleA Numerical Study on the Effect of Concrete Infilling and External Intumescent Coating to Fire-resistant Behaviour of Stub Elliptical Steel Hollow Sections (2014)
AuthorsDai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleA numerical study on the effect of concrete infill and intumescent coating to fire-resistant behaviour of stub elliptical steel hollow sections under axial compression (2014)
AuthorsDai X.;Lam D.
JournalAdvanced Steel Construction
 
TitleExperiments on special-shaped CFST stub columns under axial compression (2014)
AuthorsRen, Q-X.; Han, L-H.; Lam, Dennis; Hou, C.
 
TitleNumerical analysis of slender elliptical concrete filled columns under axial compression (2014)
AuthorsDai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis; Jamaluddin, N.; Ye, J.
 
TitleExperimental response and code modelling of continuous concrete slabs reinforced with BFRP bars (2014)
AuthorsMahroug, Mohamed E.M.; Ashour, Ashraf F.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleAn experimental study on elliptical concrete filled columns under axial compression. (2013)
AuthorsJamaluddin, N.; Lam, Dennis; Dai, Xianghe; Ye, J.
 
TitleStructural response of concrete-filled elliptical steel hollow sections under eccentric compression (2012)
AuthorsSheehan, Therese; Dai, Xianghe; Chan, T.M.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleBehaviour of Headed Shear Stud in Composite Beams with Profiled Metal Decking (2012)
AuthorsQureshi, J.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleBehaviour of inclined, tapered and STS square CFST stub columns subjected to axial load (2012)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Dai, Xianghe; Han, L-H.; Ren, Q-X.; Li, W.
 
TitleShape effect on the behaviour of axially loaded concrete filled steel tubular stub columns at elevated temperature. (2012)
AuthorsDai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleResearch in composite concrete filled columns (2011)
AuthorsLam, Dennis
 
TitleThe influence of profiled sheeting thickness and shear connector's position on strength and ductility of headed shear connector (2011)
AuthorsQureshi, J.; Lam, Dennis; Ye, J.
 
TitleEccentrically loaded concrete encased steel composite columns (2011)
AuthorsEl-Lobody, E.; Young, B.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleEffect of shear connector spacing and layout on the shear connector capacity in composite beams. (2011)
AuthorsQureshi, J.; Lam, Dennis; Ye, J.
 
TitleBehaviour of Axially Loaded Concrete Filled Stainless Steel Elliptical Stub Columns. (2010)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Gardner, L.; Burdett, M.
 
TitleAxial compressive behaviour of stub concrete-filled columns with elliptical stainless steel hollow sections. (2010)
AuthorsDai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleMoment resistance and rotation capacity of semi-rigid composite connections with precast hollowcore slabs. (2010)
AuthorsFu, F.; Lam, Dennis; Ye, J.
 
TitleNumerical modelling of the axial compressive behaviour of short concrete-filled elliptical steel columns. (2010)
AuthorsDai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleTall Buildings: The New Space Race: Introduction (2010)
AuthorsGeorgopoulos, C.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleInitiation and propagation of transverse cracking in composite laminates (2010)
AuthorsYe, J.; Lam, Dennis; Zhang, D.
 
TitlePredicting Moment and Rotation Capacity of Semi-rigid Composite Joints with Precast Hollowcore Slabs. (2009)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Ye, J.; Fu, F.
 
TitleStructural design of stainless steel concrete filled columns. (2008)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Gardner, L.
 
TitleTesting and analysis of concrete-filled elliptical hollow sections (2008)
AuthorsYang, H.; Lam, Dennis; Gardner, L.
 
TitleModelling semi-rigid composite joints with precast hollowcore slabs in hogging moment region (2008)
AuthorsFu, F.; Lam, Dennis; Ye, J.
 
TitleFree-Edge and Ply Cracking Effect in Angle-Ply Laminated Composites Subjected to In-Plane Loads. (2007)
AuthorsZhang, D.; Ye, J.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleDesigning Composite Beams with Precast Hollowcore Slabs to Eurocode 4 (2007)
AuthorsLam, Dennis
 
TitleCapacities of headed stud shear connectors in composite steel beams with precast hollowcore slabs. (2007)
AuthorsLam, Dennis
 
TitleStrengthening of Metallic Structures using Externally Bonded Fibre Reinforced Polymers Composite. (2007)
AuthorsLam, Dennis
 
TitleParametric study of semi-rigid composite connections with 3-D finite element approach. (2007)
AuthorsFu, F.; Lam, Dennis; Ye, J.
 
TitleProperties degradation induced by transverse cracks in general symmetric laminates (2007)
AuthorsZhang, D.; Ye, J.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitlePly cracking and stiffness degradation in cross-ply laminates under biaxial extension, bending and thermal loading. (2006)
AuthorsZhang, D.; Ye, J.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleAxial capacity of concrete filled stainless steel circular columns (2006)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Roach, C.
 
TitleExperimental study on semi-rigid composite joints with steel beams and precast hollowcore slabs. (2006)
AuthorsFu, F.; Lam, Dennis
 
Title¿Behaviour of semi-rigid composite beam ¿ column connections with steel beams and precast hollow core slabs. (2006)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Fu, F.
 
TitleDesign Considerations for Composite Beams Using Precast Concrete Slabs. (2006)
AuthorsHicks, S.; Lawson, R.M.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleUse of Hollowcore Flooring in Composite Steel - Concrete Construction: Part 1 - The Advantages (2006)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Uy, B.
 
TitleBehaviour of normal and high strength concrete-filled compact steel tube circular stub columns. (2006)
AuthorsEl-Lobody, E.; Young, B.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleBehaviour of Headed Stud Shear Connectors in Composite Beam. (2005)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; El-Lobody, E.
 
TitleDetermining the effective width of composite beams with precast hollowcore slabs. (2005)
AuthorsEl-Lobody, E.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleDevelopments in steel composite construction with precast hollowcore slabs (2005)
AuthorsLam, Dennis
 
TitleExperimental study on concrete filled square hollow sections (2004)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Williams, C.A.
 
TitleAxial Capacity of Circular Concrete¿filled Tube Columns. (2004)
AuthorsGiakoumelis, G.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleRecent Research and Development in Composite Steel Beams with Precast Hollow Core Slabs. (2003)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Uy, B.
 
TitleFinite Element Analysis of Steel¿Concrete Composite Girders. (2003)
AuthorsEl-Lobody, E.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleModelling of headed stud in steel-precast composite beams (2002)
AuthorsEl-Lobody, E.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleComposite Steel Beams with Precast Hollow Core Slabs: Behaviour and Design (2002)
AuthorsLam, Dennis
 
TitleExperiments on composite steel beams with precast concrete hollow core floor slabs. (2000)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Elliott, K.S.; Nethercot, D.A.
 
TitleParametric study on composite steel beams with precast concrete hollow core floor slabs (2000)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Elliott, K.S.; Nethercot, D.A.
 
TitleNew Test for Shear Connectors in Composite Construction. (2000)
AuthorsLam, Dennis
 
TitlePush-off Tests on Shear Studs with Hollow-cored Floor Slabs. (1998)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Elliott, K.S.; Nethercot, D.A.
 
TitleSemi-rigid action of composite joints (1990)
AuthorsDavison, J.B.; Lam, Dennis; Nethercot, D.A.