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Prof. Gideon van ZIJL

Last name
Van Zijl
Title
Professor
First name
Gideon
Tel.
+27 21 808 4369
Country
South Africa
E-mail
gvanzijl@sun.ac.za
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Stellenbosch University
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Department of Civil Engineering, Private Bag X1, Matieland, 7602 South Africa
Brief Curriculum Vitae
Current Position:      2010-            Chairman: Department of Civil Engineering, Stellenbosch University
Previous positions:    2001-2009: Head: Structural Engineering, Stellenbosch University
                          2001-2009:       Research Fellow: (Part-time - 30%) Faculty of Architecture, Delft University of Technology
Education:               BEng (1986, Civil Engineering) – Stellenbosch University
                                          MEng (1990, Civil Engineering) - Stellenbosch University
                                          PhD (2000, Civil Engineering) – Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
PUBLICATIONS           Author of 100+ papers
Research interests Building Materials
      Constitutive models for cement-based materials
      Durability of cement-based materials
PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC SERVICE
                                          Reviewer for several (10+) International and National Journals
                                          External examiner: PhD-candidates from 5 National and International Universities
                                          Member of Scientific / International Committees of 15+ International Conferences
                                          Chairman of RILEM Technical Committee FDS
                                          Member of RILEM TC 208-HFC, co-Chair sub-committee on Durability
                                          Member of RILEM TC NUM
STUDENT SUPERVISION                Completed: 15 M, 3 PhD, 1 Post-Doc, Current:      6 M, 3 PhD
Research interests related to the TDC
 
Advanced cement-based materials
Durability of strain-hardening cement-based composites (SHCC)
I intend to co-operate primarily in the following group during the initial phase:
X Group Acontributing to the literature review 
X Group Bcontributing to the comparative test 
Relevant Publications
 
1.        Van Zijl GPAG and Wittmann FH (eds.) 2011. Durability of Strain-Hardening Fibre-Reinforced Cement-Based composites (SHCC), State-of-the-art report, Rilem TC 208 HFC, SC 2, Springer Publishers, ISBN-13: 978-94-007-0337-7.
2.        van Zijl GPAG and Boshoff WP (eds) (2010). Advances in Concrete Materials, Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Concrete Materials (ACM 2009), 17-19 November 2009, Stellenbosch, South Africa, CRC Press, Leiden, The Netherlands. ISBN 978-0-415-87637-7.
3.        van Zijl GPAG and Wittmann FH 2010. On durability of SHCC, Journal of Advanced Concrete Technology, Vol. 8, No. 3, 261-271, October 2010.
4.        van Zijl GPAG 2011. Crack distribution characterisation, towards a framework for durability design of Strain-hardening Cement-based Composites (SHCC), Submitted to SHCC-Rio International workshop on Strain Hardening Cement-based Composites, 12-14 Dec 2011, Rio, Brazil.
5.        van Zijl GPAG 2011. Crack formation and durability of Strain-hardening Cement-based Composites (SHCC), ASMES International workshop on Basic Research on Concrete and Applications, 28-29 July 2011, Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 277-289.