Dr Laurence Weekes

Senior Lecturer, Programme Leader MSc Structural Engineering

  • Newton Building Room LG11
  • T: +44 (0)161 295 4746
  • E: L.Weekes@salford.ac.uk
  • SEEK: Research profile

Office Times

Impossible to specify as this alters weekly with irregular lecturing commitments and student/research meetings being arranged.

Alternatively “Please contact me via email for an appointment”

Biography

BEng, PhD. University of Southampton 1994 (Structural Eng.)

University of Salford, Research Assistant, Masonry Jack Arches, EPSRC funded research, 1994-1997

NNC Ltd, Senior Engineer, Seismic Nuclear safety, 1997-2000

University of Salford, Lecturer/Senior lecturer, 2000 to present

Teaching

Finite Element Analysis

Structural Analysis and Design

Seismic Design

Research Interests

Seismic mitigation techniques

Light gauge steel projects

Qualifications and Memberships

BEng, PhD

Publications

Whittleston, G S and Weekes, L. (2012) Manufacture and testing of a polymer composite suitable for use with structural glass, Composites part A – Applied Science and manufacturing, Elsevier.  Accepted – waiting for publication

Whittleston, G S, and Weekes, L. (2012)  Macro-strengthening of structural glass by saturation of micro-surface cracks using a clear epoxy adhesive, Journal of materials in civil engineering, ASCE under review

Currie, N G R, Haynes, B J, Leach, P, Wang, J and Weekes, L 2013, 'Embedding technology in the structures thread of a civil engineering degree' , The Structural Engineer, 91 (3) , pp. 12-17