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Prof

Priyan Mendis

Professor
Infrastructure Engineering
Non destructive testing
Wind
Tall Buildings
Earthquake
Bridges
Fire
Disaster Management
Blast effects
Prefabricated Structures
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Prof

Priyan Mendis

 
Division
Engineering
 
Primary Interest
Testing and Assessment of infrastructure
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Prof

Priyan Mendis

 

Priyan Mendis is a Professor in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering and the Director of the ARC Centre fpr Advanced Manufacturing of Prefabricated Modular Housing (ARC CAMP.H), and the Leader of the Advanced Protective Technology of Engineering Structures Group. He was also the Convener of the ARC Research Network for a Secure Australia (RNSA) from 2004 -2011.

He is a world leader in Innovative Construction methods such as Prefabricated structures, Tall Buildings, Durability of Concrete Structures, Advanced Materials for Construction including Waste Materials, Protective Technology of structures, Wind, Fire, Blast and earthquakes.
He worked as a Consulting Engineer before joining the University in early 1990s. He is a member of the Australian Standard committees BD2 (Concrete structures) and BD6 (Loading of structures).
He was a member of the ARC College of Experts 2005-2017.
Prof Mendis obtained his PhD from Monash University, Australia.

Research interests
- Protective technology of structures, Wind, Fire, Blast, Earthquakes
-Innovative Construction -Prefabricated Structures-Waste Materials in Construction-Smart Infrastructure, design, assessment and monitoring
-High-strength/High-performance concrete
- Seismic design of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures
- Design of tall buildings and bridges
- Disaster mitigation and management
- Sustainable infrastructure

He is also a member of several institutions including: Institution of Engineering, Concrete Institute of Australia and American Concrete Institute.

Projects

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62

Projects

Project Types


47

Research Grant


8

Research Contracts


7

Internal Research Grant


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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2017

Honorary Life Time membership Concrete Institute

2013

Eureak Prize for Best Science in National security

2004

FIEAUST - Fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Australia


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Professor

Infrastructure Engineering

Past Chair International Committee On High-Strength Concrete

American Concrete Institute

Past Chair Use Of High-Strength Concrete In Tall Builidings

World Council of Tall Builidngs and Urban Habitat

Past Committee Member

Concrete Institute of Australia

Fellow

Engineers Australia

Education


Bachelor of Science

Monash University

Doctor of Philosophy

Monash University