DEC - Departamento de Engenharia Civil

    Research areas

  • TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) - confinement, reinforced concrete, columns, FRP, CFRP, GFRP, composites, bond, debonding, interface, masonry, timber, steel, CREatE, EBR, NSM, stone, cyclic

Research interests

Carlos Chastre received his Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering / Structures from NOVA University of Lisbon and also holds a M.Sc. degree in Structural Engineering and a B.Eng in Civil Engineering from the Technical University of Lisbon. After working in the industry for 8 years, he joined the Department of Civil Engineering at NOVA University of Lisbon in 1997 and he is currently Associate Professor. He has been a professor in charge of courses of Statics, Strength of Materials II, Reinforced Concrete I and II, Structural and Geotechnics Subjects, Design of Structures, Structural Design and Strengthening & Repair of Structures. He has authored more than 120 publications and has supervised to completion 30 master students, 4 Ph.D. students, and 2 Postdoc researchers. He has won the BES National Award for Innovation in the area of New Materials and Industrial Technologies in 2009.

Current Research Topics:

  • FRP Composite Structures,
  • Strengthening of Concrete Structures and Old Masonry Buildings,
  • Precast Concrete Structures,
  • Materials and Durability.

 

Activities

  1. American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture (Journal)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

  2. Frontiers in Built Environment (Journal)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

  3. Frontiers in Materials (Journal)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

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