A/PROF Helen Goldsworthy

A/PROF Helen Goldsworthy

Positions

  • Development of Roman Concrete Technology in the 2nd and 1st centuries BC
  • Development of efficient, robust and architecturally-flexible structural systems using innovative blind-bolted connections in composite construction
  • Earthquake-resistant design of buildings

Overview

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  • Please refer to my personal website http://hgoldsworthy.org/   

Affiliation

Member of

  • New Zealand Society of Earthquake Engineering. General Member 2011 -
  • Australian Earthquake Engineering Society (AEES) National Committee. Member of National Committee 2010 -
  • Royal Society of Victoria. General member 2009 -
  • Australian Earthquake Engineering Society. General member 2000 -
  • Concrete Institute of Australia. General member 2001 - 2011
  • Engineers Australia Structural Engineering Board. Board member 1999 - 2000
  • Engineers Australia Structural Branch in Victoria Committee. Chairman in 1998 and various roles otherwise 1994 - 1999

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Investigator on

Additional Grant Information

  • Research Grants

    Awarded ARC Discovery Grant for 3 years commencing in Jan. 2006 together with two other CIs from the University of Melbourne, Professor Frank Sear from Archaeology and Andrew Hutson from Architecture.
    Title: “Technological Advances in Large-scale Roman Concrete Buildings during the Second and First Centuries BC.”
    Total amount: $140,000

    Awarded ARC Linkage Grant for 3 years commencing in August 2006 together with two other CIs, Emad Gad from Swinburne University, and Brian Uy from the University of Wollongong, and one PI, Saman Fernando from Ajax Fasteners with two industry partners: Australian Tube Mills and Acme Holdings (Ajax Engineered Fasteners).
    Title: “Development of economical beam-column connections for robust composite steel-concrete structural frames.”
    Total amount: $450,000 plus matching funding from the Industry Partners.

    Awarded ARC Linkage Grant for 3 years commencing in August 2011 together with two other CIs, Emad Gad from Swinburne University, and Brian Uy from the University of Wollongong, and one PI, Saman Fernando from Ajax Fasteners with two industry partners: One Steel and Acme Holdings (Ajax Engineered Fasteners).
    Title: “Development of efficient, robust and architecturally-flexible structural systems using innovative blind-bolted connections”
    Total amount: $381,000 plus matching funding from the Industry Partners.   

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 1991
  • MS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1982
  • BE, Adelaide University 1981

Awards and honors

  • For Ph.D. research at the University of Melbourne (supervised by Prof. L.K. Stevens), Commonwealth Postgrad. Research Award, 1984
  • Frank Perry Scholarship for O/S study (UAdelaide), 1981
  • with Highways Dept. of S.A., Public Service U/Grad Scholarship in Civil Eng, 1978

Supervision

Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Please refer to my personal website http://hgoldsworthy.org/