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Dennis Lam

Professor of Structural Engineering

Faculty/Dept/School Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
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)