Dr. Laurence Weekes

School of Science, Engineering and Environment

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Contact Details

Newton Building Room LG11

Please email for an appointment.


Current positions

Senior Lecturer, Programme Leader MSc Structural Engineering


  • 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

Areas of research

Steel, Concrete, Seismic, Adaptive Structures


  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Structural Analysis and Design
  • Seismic Design

Research Interests

  • Seismic mitigation techniques
  • Light gauge steel projects

Qualifications and Memberships


  • BEng, PhD