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Dr Alan Richardson

Associate Professor

Department: Mechanical and Construction Engineering

Industrial experience –

1973 – 1996: Managing director of Elliott Richardson Ltd. (General construction new build, civil engineering, remedial damp and infestation treatments and shopfitting refurbishment).

Professional activities/achievements -

September 2010 - Reviewed grant application for The Icelandic Research Fund - Evaluation of an application no. 110019021 BJW - Performance Tests for non Alkali Expansive Concrete.

2011 - Carried out book reviews for John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Reviewed the second editions of Barry’s Introduction to Construction of Buildings and Barry’s Advanced Construction of Buildings.

Alan Richardson

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Customising microstructural and mineralogical characteristics of hydrated lime using biopolymers, Pesce, C., Pesce, G., Molinari, M., Richardson, A. 31 Mar 2021, 4th International Conference on Bio-Based Building Materials
  • Effects of organic additives on calcium hydroxide crystallisation during lime slaking, Pesce, C., Pesce, G., Molinari, M., Richardson, A. 1 Jan 2021, In: Cement and Concrete Research
  • Crack healing in cementitious materials including test methods, Richardson, A., Nagaratnam, B., Coventry, K., Brandy, D., Amess, L. 2020, In: Journal of Green Building
  • Effect of Lignosulfonates on the Morphology of Calcium Hydroxide Crystals, Pesce, C., Pesce, G., Richardson, A. 1 Sep 2020, 40th Cement and Concrete Science Conference, Paris, RILEM
  • Enhancement of concrete surface by coating with cement‑based alkaline activator, Heniegal, A., Richardson, A., Mohamed Omar Ibrahim, O. May 2020, In: SN Applied Sciences
  • Rheological properties of self-compacting concrete with 3-dimensional fibres, Ramli, J., Nagaratnam, B., Poologanathan, K., Cheung, W., Suntharalingam, T., Richardson, A. 16 Oct 2020, Proceedings of the 5th World Congress on Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering, Orléans, Avestia
  • Building Additive Manufacturing – Materials Evaluation, Kelly, K., Foster, L., Hackney, P., Richardson, A., Viney, A. 13 Mar 2019, 16th Conference on Rapid Design, Prototyping & Manufacturing
  • Determination of Initial and Final Set of Ternary Mortars and Compressive Strength with Regard to Temperature Variation, Richardson, A., Dawson, S., Pesce, G. 15 Feb 2019, In: Journal of Civil Engineering and Construction
  • Rheological Properties of Self-Compacting Concrete with 3-Dimensional Fibres, Ramli, J., Nagaratnam, B., Poologanathan, K., Cheung, W., Suntharalingam, T., Richardson, A. 27 Oct 2019, 5th International conference on Structural Engineering and Concrete Technology
  • Strength and microstructural characteristics of palm oil fuel ash and fly ash as binary and ternary blends in Self-Compacting concrete, Nagaratnam, B., Mannan, M., Rahman, M., Mirasa, A., Richardson, A., Nabinejad, O. 30 Mar 2019, In: Construction and Building Materials

Professional Activity

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Publication Peer-review: FAM Fire and Materials (Publisher) 2020
  • Examination: Mechanical and Durability studies of Ambient cured AAC with various source materials. 2020
  • Examination: Rheological Investigations on Cement Past and Concrete using Fly Ash and Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag 2019
  • Publication Peer-review: Construction and Building Materials (Journal) 2018
  • Participating in a conference, workshop, ...: Proceedings of Final Conference of RILEM TC 253 – MCI (Pro 123), Microorganism Cementitious Materials Interactions 2018
  • Organising a conference, workshop, ...: Proceedings of Final Conference of RILEM TC 253 – MCI (Pro 123), Microorganism Cementitious Materials Interactions 2017
  • Other: Self Healing Concrete 2017

PGR Supervision

Paula Kirton Thermo-Physical Behaviour of Hardened Concrete Start Date: 07/09/2010 End Date: 13/11/2014

Qualifications

  • Civil Engineering PhD August 08 2005
  • Construction Managment MSc June 30 1998
  • Teacher Training PGCE June 30 1997
  • Fellow (FCIOB) Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) 2016


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