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CURRICULUM VITAE OF DR. RASIAH SRIRAVINDRARAJAH


PERSONAL PARTICULARS:
Name: Rasiah Sri Ravindrarajah
Address: School of Civil & Environmental Engineering,
University of Technology, Sydney, Broadway, NSW 2007, Australia
Nationality: Australian
e-mail: R.Ravindra@uts.edu.au
Phone: (612) 9514 2625 (Office):
61452492949 (Mobile); (612) 9899 4271 (Home)
EDUCATION:
B. Sc. Engineering (First Class Honours), University of Sri Lanka, 1971
Ph. D. (Sheffield), University of Sheffield, England, 1977
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
University of Sri Lanka, 1971 -1973, Assistant Lecturer
University of Sheffield, England, 1974 1977, Research Assistant
University of Malaya, 1977-1981, Lecturer
National University of Singapore, 1981 1988, Senior Lecturer
University of Technology, Sydney, Since 1988, Senior Lecturer
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, July 2010 Dec. 2011,
Visiting Associate Professor
TEACHING EXPERIENCE: (Subjects taught and tutored)
University of Malaya: Structural Design, Theory of Structures; Surveying
National University of Singapore: Engineering Materials, Concrete Technology,
Advanced Concrete Technology (PG); Cementitious Composites (PG)
University of Technology, Sydney: Construction Materials, Construction Materials
(Offshore teaching in Hong Kong); Concrete Technology, Concrete Technology and
Practice (PG), Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures (PG), Mechanics of Solids, Statics,
Engineering Economics and Finance, Engineering Management, Introduction to Civil
Engineering
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore: Advanced Concrete Technology (PG),
Structures II; Civil Engineering Materials; Physics
RESEARCH SUPERVISION:
University of Malaya: Final year Honours Projects
National University of Singapore: Final year Honours projects; Master of Engineering
(3 candidates); Doctor of Philosophy (1 candidate co-supervision)
University of Technology, Sydney: Final year capstone projects; Two M. Eng. thesis;
Six Ph. D. thesis [Principal supervisor (3); Co-supervisor(3)]
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore: Final year projects (5)
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RECENT CONSULTANCY:
Investigation into the cracking of reinforced concrete ground floor slab,
Kingsgrove, 2006
Evaluation of Sulfalock Higel applications in sewer networks, Sydney Water, 2007
to 2009
Review of Civil Engineering Programme, National University of Fiji, 2010
PUBLIC SERVICES:
Director: Singapore Concrete Institute (1984-88)
Chairman, Education and Training, ACI Singapore Chapter (1982-88)
Testing Standards Drafting Committees on Testing Concrete: in Sri Lanka (1991-73);
Malaysia (1978-81); Singapore (1984-87); Australia (since 1990)
Editor, Singapore Concrete Institute Journal, SCI Concretus (since 2010)
AWARDS
UNESCO Gold Medal for the Best Engineering Student 1971
Ready-Mixed Concrete Association of Singapore Award for Best Paper 1985
Singapore Concrete Institute Commendation for Concrete Research 1986
ETRS Award for Best Paper in Journal of NDT (Australia) 1993
Warren Medal, Engineers Australia for the best paper in civil engineering 2010
Commendation Award, Green Wave Environmental Care Competition 2011
HONOURS
Session Chair at Conferences in Singapore (1987), Japan (1993), Vietnam (2002)
Invited Speaker: International Conference on Recycling Concrete, Japan 2000
Member of Conference Organizing Committees: RILEM Durability of Building Materials
and Components, Singapore 1986; 4th International Structural Engineering and
Construction Conference, 26-28, Sept 2007, Melbourne, Australia; First Asia Pacific
Conference on FRP in Structures, 12-14, Dec. 2007
Keynote speaker, Concrete for Sustainable Construction, 3
rd
Asian Conference on
Ecstasy in Concrete, India, Dec. 2010
External Examiner: M. Eng. Thesis (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, (RMIT)
Australia): Compressive Strength and Drying Shrinkage of Hyssil Cellular Lightweight
Concrete Under Different Exposure Conditions
Invited speaker, High Performance concrete with reduced environmental
impact, Public Seminar on Moving Towards Sustainable Concrete Infrastructure
through Advanced Material Technologies, Nanyang Technological University,
Singapore, 20
th
Jan. 2011.
Invited Speaker, Environmentally friendly water permeable concrete with slag
and recycled concrete aggregate, Public Seminar on Recent Advances in Concrete
Material Technologies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 16
th
August 2011.
Invited speaker, Issues on the production of green concrete, Concrete Seminar,
Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Singapore, 11
th
October 2011
Invited keynote speaker, Cement Manufacturers Conference, Manila, Philippines, 7
th

November 2011
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International Scientific Committee Member, International Conference on
Structures and Building Materials, Jan. 7-9, 2011, Guangzhou, China
Scientific Committee Member, International Journal on Sustainable Civil
Engineering, Mexico
REFEREE FOR THE TECHNICAL PAPERS IN THE FOLLOWING INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS
Advances in Structural Engineering An International Journal
International Journal of Construction and Building Materials
International Journal of Engineering Structures
International Journal on Sustainable Civil Engineering
RESEARCH GRANTS SINCE 1999:
Year Awarding body Project title Amount
2006 UTS Challenge Grant
Green Cement: The Development of Eco-
Friendly, Novel Construction Material
$50,000
2000 Inner Sydney Waste Board
Use of recycled brick as a construction
material
$50,000
2000 UTS Incentive Grant
Development of new technologies for the
use of recycled bricks
$25,000
1999
Institution of Municipal
Engineering (NSW Division)
Recycled construction & demolition
materials for use in road works
$45,000

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RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS OF DR. R. SRI RAVINDRARAJAH:
I. Journal Publications
1. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Swamy, R. N., Development of a conductivity probe to
monitor setting time and moisture movement in concrete, Cement, Concrete and
Aggregates, ASTM J., V4, Winter 1982, pp 73-80.
2. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Usage of cement kiln dust in concrete, The Int. J. of Cement
Composites and Lightweight Concrete, V4, May 1982, pp 95-102.
3. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Additional phenomenon on the effect of pre-sustained loading,
The Int. J. of Cement Composites and Lightweight Concrete, V4, Nov. 1982, pp 251-
252.
4. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Tam, C. T., Dimensional stability of ferrocement, J. of
Ferrocement, V13, Jan. 1983, pp 1-12.
5. Lee, S. L., Tam, C. T., Paramasivam P., Das Gupta, N. C., Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and
Mansur, M. A., Ideas tested on Ferrocement applications at the University of
Singapore, Concrete International: Design & Construction, ACI, V5, Nov. 1983, pp 12-
16.
6. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Tam, C. T., Watertightness in ferrocement, J. of Ferrocement,
V14, Jan. 1984, pp 11-20.
7. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Quality concrete production for housing projects, Int. J. of
Housing Science and its Applications, Vol. 8, No. 2, 1984, pp 181-184.
8. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Tam, C. T., Flexural strength of partially steel fibre-reinforced
concrete beams, Int. J. of Cement Composites and Lightweight Concrete, V6, Nov.
1984, pp 273-278.
9. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Tam, C. T., Properties of concrete made with crushed concrete
as coarse aggregate, Magazine of Concrete Research, V37, Mar. 1985, pp 29-38
(Received Singapore Concrete Institute's Commendation for Concrete Research).
10. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Casting delay on workability and strength of concrete, Int. J. of
Cement Composites and Lightweight Concrete, V7, May 1985, pp 109-113.
11. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Tam, C. T., Retempering of plain and superplasticized concretes,
Int. J. of Cement Composites and Lightweight Concrete, V7, Aug. 1985, pp 177-182
(Received Singapore Concrete Institute's Commendation for Concrete Research).
12. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Paramasivam, P., Influence of weathering on ferrocement
properties, J. of Ferrocement, V 16, Jan. 1986, pp 1-12.
13. Tam, C. T., Lim, T.Y., Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Lee, S. L., Relationship between strength
and volumetric composition of cellular concrete, Magazine of Concrete Research, V 39,
June 1987, pp 12-18.
14. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Utilization of waste concrete for new construction, Int. J. of
Conservation & Recycling, V10, 1987, pp 69-74.
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15. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Tam, C. T., Recycling concrete as fine aggregate in concrete,
The Int. J. of Cement Composites and Lightweight Concrete, V9, Nov. 1987, pp 235-
241.
16. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Loo, Y. H. and Tam, C. T., Recycled concrete as fine and coarse
aggregates in concrete, Magazine of Concrete Research, V39, Dec. 1987, pp 214-220.
17. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Loo, Y. H. and Tam, C. T., Strength evaluation of recycled-
aggregate concrete by in-situ tests, Materials and Structures, V21, 1988, pp 289-295.
18. Paramasivam, P. and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Effect of arrangement of reinforcement on
ferrocement properties, ACI Structural J., V85, Jan.-Feb. 1988, pp. 3-11.
19. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Swamy, R. N., Load effects on fracture of concrete, Materials
and Structures, V22, 1989, pp 15-22.
20. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Strength evaluation of high-strength concrete by ultrasonic pulse
velocity method, J. Non-Destructive Testing (Australia), V 29, Jan.-Feb. 1992, pp 6-9
(Received ETRS Award and $500 for the Best paper).
21. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Thomas, P. R., Ray, A. and Sugo, H., Processing of piggery waste
and its usage in cement mortar, J. of Resource Management and Technology, V 21 ,
June 1993, pp 69-75.
22. Sri Ravindrarajah, R and Tuck, A. J., Hardened properties of polystyrene aggregate
concrete, Int. J. of Cement Composites, V16, December 1994, pp. 273-277.
23 Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Sivapathasundaram, P., Properties of polystyrene aggregate
concrete having densities of 1300 and 1900 kg/m
3
, Journal Australian Ceramic Society,
Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 217-222, 1998.
24. Sri Ravindrarajah and R. Collins, J., Temperature development in mass concrete
containing polystyrene aggregate concrete, J. Australian Ceramic Society, Vol. 34, No.
2, pp. 226-241, 1998.
25. Ray, A. S., Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Guerbois, J-P., Thomas, P. S., Border, S., Ray, H. N.,
Haggman, J. & Joyce, P., Evaluation of perlite fines in the production of construction
material, J. of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 88(1), 279-283, 2007.
26. Vessalas, K., Ray, A.S., Thomas, P. S., Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Joyce, P. & Haggman, J.,
Pitchstone fines pozzolanic activity assessment as partial Portland cement
replacement, J. Aust. Ceramic Society, Vol. 44, No. 1, 7-12, 2008.
27. Vessalas, K., Ray, A.S., Thomas, P. S., Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Joyce, P. & Haggman, J.,
Pozzolanic assessment of pitchstone fines as partial replacements, Australian Concrete
Institute Journal, 2008.
28. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. Ferrocement and Fibre-reinforced aerated pavers for open car-
parks, SCI Concretus, Vol. 2, No. 1, Nov. 2010, pp. 12-13.
28. Aoki, Y., Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Khabbaz, H., Properties of pervious concrete
containing fly ash, International Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design, Vol.
13, No. 1, 2012, pp. 1-11.
29. Spanos, A., Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Swamy, R. N., Material and structural implications
of using ferrocement as permanent formwork, Indian Concrete Journal, Aug. 2012.
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30. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Neo, H. W. and Lai, J. W., Mix design for pervious recycled
aggregate concrete, International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials, Vol. 6,
No. 4, 239-246, Dec. 2012.
II. Discussion in Journals
1. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Discussion to the paper entitled, Resistivity characteristics of
concrete, Proc. of the Institution of Civil Engineers, London, V 71, Part 2, Dec. 1981, pp
223-224.
2. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Discussion to the paper entitled Fibre-reinforced concrete under
uniaxial eccentric loads, Proc. of the Institution of Civil Engineers, London, V 73, Part 2,
Sept. 1982, pp 695-696.
3. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Discussion to the paper entitled, New method of proportioning
concrete mix, Proc. of the Institution of Civil Engineers, London, V 74, Part 1, Aug.
1983, pp 519-523.
4. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Discussion to the paper entitled, Properties of concrete using
crushed brick as aggregates, Concrete International: Design & Construction, V 5, Dec.
1983, pp 70-73.
5. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Discussion to the paper entitled, Aggregate grading for nuclear
concrete, J. of Construction Division, ASCE, V. 109, Dec. 1983, pp. 478-479
III. Refereed Conference Publications (1976-1999)
1. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Swamy, R. N., Creep deformation of concrete under
incremental sustained loading, Second Int. Conf. on Mechanical Behaviour of
Materials, Boston, USA, 1976.
2. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Effect of natural rubber latex on the properties of portland
cement paste, mortar and concrete, Proc. of the Third Int. Cong. on Polymers in
Concrete, Tokyo, Japan, May 1981.
3. Tam, C. T. and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Age factor for compressive strength of concrete,
Proc. of the Asian Regional Conf. on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia, 1982, pp. 7-41 to 7-47.
4. Swamy, R. N., and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Influence of time on the aggregate-matrix
bond under sustained load, Proc. of the Int. Symp. on Bonds between Cement Pastes
and other Materials, Toulouse, France, Nov 1982, C66-C77.
5. Lee, S. L., Tam, C. T., Paramasivam, P., Das Gupta, N. C., Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and
Mansur, M. A., Research and development of ferrocement at National University of
Singapore, ACI, Fall Convention, Detroit, USA, Sept 1982.
6. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Das Gupta, N. C. and Shanmugam, N. E., Evaluation of folding
technique for ferrocement roofing elements, Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Testing,
Evaluation and Quality Control of Composites, Butterworth Scientific Ltd., England,
Sept. 1983.
7. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., High strength concrete for developing countries, Proc. of the First
Int. Conf. on Concrete Technology for Developing Countries, Jordan, Oct. 1983.
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8. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Impact of building industry on the purity of the environment,
Proc. of the Second Int. Conf. on Ecology and Environment Quality, Jerusalem, Israel.
(Developments in Arid Zone Ecology and Environment Quality, Vol. II, pp 67-74), May
1983.
9. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Energy conservation by effective use of building materials, Proc.
of the World Cong. on Housing, Miami Beach, USA, Nov. 1983.
10. Lim, T.Y., Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Tam, C. T. and Lee, S. L., Some properties of moist-cured
cellular concrete, Proc. of the Beijing Int. Symp. on Cement and Concrete, Beijing,
China May 1985.
11. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Tam, C. T., Combined pulse velocity and rebound hammer
method for evaluation of concrete strength, Proc. of the Annual Conf. of the Canadian
Society for Civil Engineers, Saskatoon, Canada, May 1985.
12. Paramasivam, P., Shanmugam, N. E., Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Lee, S. L., A
prefabricated ferrocement folded plate bus shelter, Proc. of the Second Int. Symp. on
Ferrocement, Bangkok, Thailand, Jan. 1985.
13. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Paramasivam, P., Influence of weathering on ferrocement
properties, Proc. of the Second Int. Symp. on Ferrocement, Bangkok, Thailand, Jan.
1985.
14. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Tam, C. T., Properties of concrete with fly ash and/or crushed
concrete fines, Second Int. Conf. on the use of Fly Ash, Silica Fume, Slag & Natural
Pozzolans in Concrete, ACI Special Publication, Madrid, Spain, Apr. 1986.
15. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Recycling waste concrete for the production of new concrete,
Proc. of the 5th Int. Recycling Congress, Berlin, Germany, Oct. 1986.
16. Paramasivam, P. and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Ferrocement properties with bundled
reinforcement, ACI Fall Convention, Baltimore, USA, Nov 1986.
17. Ong, K. C. G. and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Fracture energy of concrete with natural and
recycled concrete aggregates, Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Fracture of Concrete and
Rocks, Houston, USA., 1987.
18. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Ong, K. C. G., Corrosion of steel in concrete in relation to bar
diameter and cover thickness, Concrete Durability, ACI Special Publication SP-100. May
1987, pp. 1167-1177.
19. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Swamy, R. N., Load effects on fracture of concrete, Proc. of
the Int. Conf. on Structural Failure, Singapore, Mar. 1987.
20. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Tam, C. T., Methods of improving the quality of recycled
aggregate concrete, Proc. of the Second Int. RILEM Symp. on Demolition and Reuse of
Concrete and Masonry, Japan, Nov. 1988.
21. Sri Ravindrarajah R., and Tam, C. T., Properties of concrete containing low-calcium fly
ash under hot and humid climate, ACI Special Publication SP-114, 1989, pp 139-156.
22. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Paramasivam, P., Effect of condensed silica fume addition on
the properties of mortar, Proc. of the Third Inter. Conf. on the use of Fly Ash, Silica
Fume, Slag and Natural Pozzolans in Concrete, Trondheim, Norway, Jun. 1989.
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23. Ho, N. Y., Chieng, K. W., Ting, S. K. and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Corrosion induced cracking
in concrete, Concet '91, Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Concrete Engineering and
Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Oct. 6-10, 1991,.
24. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Strength evaluation of high-strength concrete by ultrasonic pulse
velocity method, Nat. Conf., Australian Institute of Non-Destructive Testing,
Melbourne, Australia, 1991.
25. Loo, Y. H., and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Evaluation of repair materials for concrete, Proc.
of the RILEM Int. Conf. on Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures, Melbourne, Australia,
Sept 1992, pp. 355-363.
26. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Thomas, P. R., Ray, A. and Sugo, H., Use of pig waste ash in
mortar and concrete, Proc. of the Eighth Int. Conf. on Solid Waste Management and
Secondary Materials, Philadelphia, Nov. 1992.
27. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Evaluation of compressive strength for high-strength concrete by
pulse velocity method, Proc. of the Mini-Symp. on Non-Destructive Testing of Concrete
Elements and Structures, ASCE Structural Cong., San Antonio, Texas, USA, Apr. 1992.
28. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Mercer, C. M. and Toth, J., Properties of high-strength concrete
containing cement supplementary materials, Proc. of FIP Symp. '93 on Modern
Prestressing Techniques and Their Applications, Kyoto, Japan, Oct. 17-20, 1993.
29. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Moses, P. R., Effect of binder type on chloride penetration in
mortar, Proc. of the 4th Int. Conf. on Structural Failure, Durability and Retrofitting,
Singapore, 14-15, Jul. 1993.
30. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Ovens, G.R., Degradation of cement mortar lining in water
pipes, Proc. of the Concrete 2000, Economic and Durable Construction through
Excellence, Int. Conf., Dundee, Scotland, UK, Sept. 7-9, 1993.
31. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Tuck, A.J., Properties of polystyrene aggregate concrete, Proc.
of the 13th Australasian Conf. on the Mechanics of Structures & Materials,
Wollongong, Australia, Jul. 5-7, 1993.
32. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Mercer, C.M., Sulphuric acid attack on high-strength
concrete, Proc. of the 6th Int. Conf. on Durability of Building Materials and
Components, Omiya, Japan, 26-29 Oct., 1993.
33. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Naji, B. T., Internal sulphate attack on polystyrene concrete,
Proc. of the 6th Int. Conf. on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Omiya,
Japan, 26-29 Oct. 1993.
34. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Beggs, M., Properties of concrete used in 27m by 21m by 5m
pile cap construction, Int. Conf. on Blended Cement, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Nov.
1994.
35. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Mercer, C. M. and Toth, J., Moisture induced volume changes in
young and mature high-strength concrete, Proc. of the ACI Int. Conf. on High
Performance Concrete, Singapore, Nov. 15-18, 1994, pp. 475-490.
37. Liu, P. C., Shen, Y. Y. & Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Influence of binder materials type on
corrosion protection of steel, Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Corrosion and Corrosion
Protection of Steel in Concrete, Sheffield, England, Jul. 24-29, 1994, 1994,.
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38. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Shen, Y. Y. & Liu, P. C., Chloride ion permeability in mortar
incorporating fly ash and slag, Austcerm 94, Sydney, July 1994.
39. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Jones, W., Effect of binder materials type on the properties of
high-strength concrete, Proc. of the 14th Australasian Conf. on the Mechanics of
Structures & Materials, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, Dec. 1995,.
40. Naji, B., Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Chung, H. W., Impact-echo response in ferrocement-
polystyrene beaded concrete, Proc. of the Int. Symp. on Non-Destructive Testing in
Civil Engineering, Berlin, Germany, Sept. 26-28, 1995,.
41. Naji, B., Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Chung, H. W., Flexural behaviour of ferrocement -
polystyrene aggregate concrete composite, Proc. of the First Australasian Congress on
Applied Mechanics, Melbourne, Australia, Feb. 21-23, 1996,.
42. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Properties of concrete made from recycled concrete aggregate,
Proc. of the Nat. Seminar on the Use of Recycled Materials in Engineering
Construction, Sydney, Australia, Apr. 1996,.
43. Naji, B., Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Chung, H. W., Characterisation of polystyrene
aggregate concrete by ultrasonic, resonance and impact-echo techniques, Proc. of the
Second Int. Conf. on Non-destructive Testing of Concrete in the Infrastructure, Jun.
12-14, 1996, Nashville, USA.
44. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Camparaele, M. J., and Caraballo, C. C., Flexural creep of
polystyrene ferrocement concrete composites, Int. Conf. on Advances in Composites,
Bangalore, India, Dec. 18-20, 1996.
45. Lai, K. L., Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Pasalich, W., and Hall, B., Deformation behaviour of
reinforced polystyrene concrete beams, Int. Conf. on Advances in Composites,
Bangalore, India, Dec. 18-20, 1996,.
46. Stathopoulos, F. and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Effect of high temperature on the properties
of high-strength concrete, ACI/CANMET Fourth Inter. Conf. on Durability of Concrete,
Sydney, Australia, Aug. 1997.
47. Ali, M. G., Al-Gahtani and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Cathodic protection criteria for two-
layered reinforced concrete structures, Proc. of the Fourth ACI/CANMET Fourth Inter.
Conf. on Durability of Concrete, Sydney, 1997, Vol. II, pp. 1097-1118.
48. Sabaa, B. A. and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Workability assessment for polystyrene
aggregate concrete, Material Research Society Conference, Boston, USA, Dec 3-7,
1997.
49. Sabaa, B. A., and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Engineering properties of lightweight concrete
contained crushed expanded polystyrene waste, Material Research Society
Conference, Boston, USA, Dec 3-7, 1997.
50. Sri Ravindrarajah, R and Beggs, M. K., Slag blend cement concrete for a cable-stayed
bridge foundation, Proc. of the Int. Symp. on Innovative World of Concrete, Calcutta,
India, Nov. 16-19, 1998, pp. 4.37-4.44.
51. Sri Ravindrarajah, R and Stathopoulos, F., Residual compressive and tensile strengths
for high-strength concrete exposed to high-temperature up to 800
o
C, Proc. of the Inter.
Conf. on High Performance High Strength Concrete: Material Properties, Structural
Behaviour and Field Applications, Perth, Australia, Aug. 10-12, 1998, pp. 633-646.
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52. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Bearing strength of concrete containing polystyrene aggregate,
Proc. of the 8th RILEM Conf. on the Durability of Building Materials & Components,
Vancouver, Canada, 1999, pp. 505-514.
53. Sabaa, B.A., and Sri Ravindrarajah, R. , Workability assessment for polystyrene
aggregate concrete, Proc. of the CONPAT 99: V IBEROAMERICAN Congress of Building
Pathologies, VII Quality Control Congress, Montevideo, Uruguay, Oct. 18-21, 1999,.
54. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Jones, W., Effects of binder materials on drying shrinkage of
high-strength concrete, Proc. of the Concrete Communication Conf. 1999, British
Cement Association, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Jul. 8-9, 1999.
55. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Kizana, D. Deterioration and Restoration of Concrete Jetties,
Proc. of the 11th Asian-Pacific Corrosion Control Conf., Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam,
Nov. 1-5, 1999, pp. 643-652.
IV. Refereed Conference Publications (Since 2000)
56. Sabaa, B.A., and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Controlling freeze and thaw durability of
structural grade concrete with recycled expanded aggregate, Proc. of the Second Int.
Symp. on Structural Lightweight Aggregate Concrete, Jun. 18-22, 2000, Kristiansand,
Norway, pp. 709-718.
57. Sabaa, B.A., and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Impact resistance of polystyrene aggregate
concrete with and without polypropylene fibres, Proc. of the Second Int. Symp. on
Structural Lightweight Aggregate Concrete, Jun. 19-22, 2000, Kristiansand, Norway,
pp. 719-728.
58. Sabaa, B.A., and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Investigation of pull-out strength between
polystyrene aggregate concrete and reinforcing steel, Proc. of the Second Int. Symp.
on Structural Lightweight Aggregate Concrete, Jun 19-22, 2000, Kristiansand, Norway,
pp. 729-736.
59. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Sivakumar, R., Effect of polystyrene particle shape on the
properties of lightweight concrete, Proc. of the South African Conf. on Polymers in
Concrete, South Africa, Jul. 2000.
60. Sabaa, B.A., and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Compressive and tensile strength of adjusted
density concrete using expanded polystyrene aggregate, Proc. of the South African
Conf. on Polymers in Concrete, South Africa, July 2000.
61. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Stewart, M. and Greco, D., Variability of recycled concrete
aggregate and its effects on the properties of concrete - A case study in Australia, Proc.
of the Int. Workshop on Recycled Concrete, Tokyo, Japan, 26th Sept. 2000,.
62. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Stewart, M. and Greco, D., Variability of recycled concrete
aggregate and its effects on the properties of concrete - A case study in Australia, Proc.
of the Int. Seminar on Recycled Concrete, Niigata, Japan, 29th Sept. 2000, pp. 9-26.
63. Heathcote, K.A., and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Relationship between spray erosion test and
the performance of test specimens in the field, Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Sustainable
Construction into the next Millennium: Environmentally friendly and innovative
cement based materials, Joao Pesssoa, Brazil, Nov. 2-5, 2000.
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64. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Stewart, M. and Greco, D., Variability of recycled concrete
aggregate and its effects on the properties of concrete, Proc. of the Second Int. Conf.
on Engineering Materials, San Jose, USA, Aug. 2001.
65. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Carrol, C. and Appleyard, N., Development of sawdust concrete
for block making, Proc. of the Construction Technology 2001 Conf., Kota Kinabalu,
Sabah, Malaysia, Oct. 12-14, 2001.
66. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Khan, A. S., and Pathmasiri, M, Properties of high-strength high-
performance concrete in marine environment, Int. Conf. on Durability of concrete in
marine environment, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2002.
67. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Lopez, R. and Reslan, H., Effect of elevated temperature on the
properties of high-strength concrete containing cement supplementary materials, 9th
Int. Conf. on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Brisbane, Australia,
Mar. 17-20, 2002.
68. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Jones, W, Properties of adjusted density high-performance
concrete, Proc. of the ADVANCES IN STRUCTURES: Steel, Concrete, Composite and
Aluminum, ASSCCA '03 Conf., Sydney, Australia, Jun. 2003.
69. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Farrokhzadi, F. and Lahoud, A., Properties of Flowing concrete
and Self-Compacting Concrete with high-performance superplasticier, Proc. of the 3rd
Int. RILEM Symp., Reykjavik, Iceland, Aug. 17-20, 2003.
70. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Siladyi, D. and Adamopoulos, B., Development of high-strength
self-compacting concrete with reduced segregation potential, Proc. of the 3rd Int.
RILEM Symp., Reykjavik, Iceland, Aug. 17-20, 2003.
71. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Bleeding of concrete containing cement supplementary materials,
Proc. of the Ninth East Asia-Pacific Conf. on Structural Engineering and Construction,
Bali, 16-18 Dec. 2003.
72. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Pathmasiri, M. and Khan, A. S., Binder Materials on High Strength
Concrete Properties, Proc. of the First Int. Conf. of Asian Concrete Federation, Chiang
Mai, Thailand, Oct 2004.
73. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Tengku Fitriani L Subhan, Adjusted Density High Strength
Concrete Using Expanded Polystyrene Beads, Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Concrete
Structures, Coimbra, Portugal, Jul. 2005.
74. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., DiFalco, V. and Surjan, S., Effects of Binder Materials on the
Properties of Polystyrene Aggregate Concrete, Proc. Fourth Int. Conf. On Quality of
Concrete Structures and Recent Advances in Concrete Materials and Testing, , Olinda,
PE, Brazil, 2005, American Concrete Institute, Special Publication, SP-229, pp.33-48.
75. Smith, S. T., Kaul. R., Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Otoom, O. M. A., Durability
Considerations for FRP-Strengthened RC Structures in Australian Environment, Proc. of
the Australian Engineering Conf., Newcastle, Australia, Sept 2005.
76. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Behaviour of fibre-reinforced thin slabs under short and long-term
loading, Proc. of an Int. Symp. on Ferrocement and Thin Reinforced cement
Composites, Bangkok, Thailand, 2006.
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77. Kaul, R., Sri Ravindrarajah, R. & Smith, S.T., Deformational behaviour of FRP confined
concrete under sustained compression, Proc of the Third Int. Conf. on FRP Composites
in Civil Engineering, Miami. Florida, USA, 2006.
78. Cabral, A. E. B., V. Schalch, Dal Morin, D. C. C., Riberio, J. L. D. and Sri Ravindrarajah, R.,
Ultimate shrinkage modelling of recycled aggregate concrete, Proc. PSU-UNS Int. Conf.
on Engineering and Environment, Phuket, Thailand, 2007.
79. Cabral, A. E. B., V. Schalch, Dal Morin, D. C. C., Riberio, J. L. D. and Sri Ravindrarajah, R.,
Volume of Permeable Voids modelling of Recycled aggregate concrete, Proc. PSU-UNS
Int. Conf. on Engineering and Environment, Phuket, Thailand, 2007.
80. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Kaul, R. and Smith, S.T., Creep of FRP strengthened concrete
columns under constant and incremental sustained loading, Proc. 8th Int. Symp. on
Fibre Reinforced Polymer reinforcement for concrete structures, Patras, Greece, 2007.
81. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., and Yukari Aoki, Environmentally Friendly Sustainable Pervious
Concrete, Proceedings of the Int. Conf. on Sustainable Concrete Construction,
Ratnagiri, India, Feb. 8-10, 2008.
82. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Lyte, M. C., Properties of adjusted density high performance
concrete, Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Concrete Construction, Hyderabad, India, Feb. 7-9,
2008.
83. Aoki, Y., Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Khabbaz, H. Environmentally friendly sustainable
pervious concrete, Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Concrete Construction, Hyderabad, India,
Feb. 7-9, 2008.
84. Wang, Y., Li, J., Samali, B., and Sri Ravindrarajah, R. Non-destructive Damage Detection
in Reinforced Concrete Beams Based on Modal Strain Energy, Proc. of the Australasian
Structural Engineering Conference, Melbourne, Jun. 26-27, 2008.
85. Wang, Y., Li, J., Samali, B. And Sri Ravindrarajah, R., A New Damage Detection Method
for Reinforced Concrete Beams Based on Modal Strain Energy, Proc. of the 9th Inter.
Conf. on Motion and Vibration Control, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Munich,
Germany, Sept. 15-18, 2008.
86. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Lyte, M. C., Properties of adjusted density high strength
concrete, Proc. of the 20
th
Australasian Conf. on the Mechanics of Structures and
Materials, Toowoomba, Australia, Dec. 2-5, 2008.
87. Aoki, Y., Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Khabbaz, H. Environmentally friendly sustainable
pervious concrete, Proc. of the 20
th
Australasian Conf. on the Mechanics of Structures
and Materials, Toowoomba, Australia, Dec. 2-5, 2008.
89. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Mansour, M., Current Practices on Cement Rendering in
Australia, Proc. of the 1st Int. Conf. on Rehabilitation and Maintenance in Civil
Engineering, Solo, Indonesia, Mar. 21-23, 2009.
90. Scheffers, C. A. and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Bearing strength of concrete with and
without FRP confinement, 24th Biennial Conf. of the Concrete Institute of Australia,
Luna Park, Sydney, Sept. 17-19, 2009 (Received Warren Medal 2010, Engineers
Australia for the best paper on civil engineering).
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91. Aoki, Y., Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Khabbaz, H. Effect of fly ash performance of pervious
concrete, Proc. of the 10
th
ACI Int. Conf. on Recent Advances in Concrete Technology
and Sustainability Issues, Supplementary Volume, Seville, Spain, Oct. 14-16, 2009.
92. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Steel reinforced cement composites for aerated carpark slabs,
Proc. of the 11
th
Int. Conf. on Advance in Concrete Technology and Sustainable
Development, China, 9-12, May 2010.
93. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Sabaa, B. A., Specifying 100-year design life for infrastructure
projects the pitfalls, Proc. of the Sixth Int. Conf. on Concrete under Severe
Conditions, Castro-Borges et. al. (eds), Mexico, Jun. 7-9, 2010, pp. 1675-1681.
94. Scheffers, C. A., Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Reinaldy, Bearing strength of CFRP confined
concrete. Proc. of the 5th Int. Conf. on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, Beijing,
China, Oct. 2010.
95. Sabaa, B.A. and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Experience of using 100 years service life design
specification for motorway project in Australia, Proc. of the 2
nd
Int. Symp. on Service
Life Design for Infrastructure, Delft, Oct. 2010.
96. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Nguyen L. D., Do, H. M. and Aoki Y., Effect of clogging on the
water permeability of pervious concrete, Proc. of the 21
st
Australasian Conf. on the
Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Melbourne, Australia, Dec. 2010, pp. 873-876.
97. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Fraser, I. B., Quality assurance for pavement concrete for
airport apron construction, Proc. of the Third Asian Conf. on Ecstasy in Concrete,
ACECON 2010, Chennai, India, Dec. 6-8, 2010, pp. 589-598.
98. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Concrete for sustainable construction, Keynote paper, Proc. of
the Third Asian Conf. on Ecstasy in Concrete, ACECON 2010, Chennai, India, Dec. 6-8,
2010, pp. 135-153.
99. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Suarez, C.,

Effectiveness of FRP confinement on bearing
strength of steel fibre reinforced concrete, Proc. of the First Middle East Conference on
smart monitoring, assessment and rehabilitation in civil structures, Dubai, Feb. 8-11,
2011.
100. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Whitson, P., Evaluation of a self-curing admixture for its
curing efficiency in a flowing concrete, Professor LEE SENG LIP Symposium , Singapore,
Mar. 21-22, 2011.
101. Scheffers, C. A., Sri Ravindrarajah, R, Finite element analysis of CFRP confined concrete
under bearing load, Proc. Of the 9th Int. Symp. on High Performance Concrete:
Christchurch, NZ, Aug. 2011.
102. Sri Ravindrarajah R., Saltmer, J. D., Pek Qia Quan and Chng Xian Ming, Self-
compacting concrete with recycled concrete aggregate and high fineness slag, Proc. of
the 7
rd
European Cong. on Concrete Engineering: New materials and Technologies for
Concrete Structures, Balatonfred, Hungary, Sept. 22-23, 2011.
103. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Chng Xian Ming and Pek Qia Quan, Self-compacting high strength
recycled concrete for sustainable construction, Proc. of the Int. Symp. on Innovation &
Sustainability of Structures in Civil Engineering Xiamen University, Xiamen, P.R. China,
Oct. 28-30, 2011,.
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104. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. Derek Neo Huai Wang and Lai Jianwen Ervin, Peformance of
pervious recycled aggregate concrete, Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Structural Engineering,
Construction and Management, (ICSECM 2011), Kandy, Sri Lanka, Dec. 16- 18, 2011,.
105. Sri Ravindrarajah, Fibre-reinforced and ferrocement car-park pavers, X International
Symposium on Ferrocement and Thin Reinforced Cement Composites (FERRO 10),
Havana, Cuba, Oct. 12-17, 2012,
106.Sri Ravindrarjah, R. Rodriguez, A. M., and Gomez, C. A., Flexural behaviour of
Lightweight Ferrocement fencing panels, X International Symposium on Ferrocement
and Thin Reinforced Cement Composites (FERRO 10), Havana, Cuba, Oct. 12-17, 2012.
107. Sri Ravindrarajah, Acids attack on silica fume concrete, 22
nd
Australasian Conference on
the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Sydney, Australia, Dec. 11-12, 2012.
108. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., High-strength self-compacting concrete for sustainable
construction, 22
nd
Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and
Materials, Sydney, Australia, Dec. 11-12, 2012.
109. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Mohammad Jafar Kaabi and Amandeep Singh, Permeability and
drying of pervious concrete pavers, Proceedings of the Seventh International
Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction (ISEC-7), Honolulu, Hawaii,
USA, June 2013.
V. Non-Refereed Publications
1. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Strength of concrete subjected to pre-sustained loading, Proc. of
the 6th Conf. on Our World in Concrete & Structures, Singapore, 1981.
2. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Volume stability of concrete with particular reference to drying
shrinkage, Proc. of the 7th Conf. on Our World in Concrete & Structures, Singapore,
1982.
3. Tam, C. T. and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., How hot is too hot? (Concreting in the tropics),
Proc. of the 8th Conf. on Our World in Concrete & Structures, Singapore, 1983.
4. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Tam, C. T., Recycling of concrete as coarse aggregate for
concrete, Proc. of the 9th Conf. on Our World in Concrete & Structures, Singapore,
1984.
5. Tam, C. T., Lee, S. L., Paramasivam, P., Das Gupta, N. C., Mansur, M. A., Sri
Ravindrarajah, R. and Ong, K. C .G., Ferrocement: Its potential applications in concrete
construction, Proc. of a Seminar on Advances in Concrete Technology, Singapore,
1984.
6. Lim, T. Y., Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Tam, C. T. and Lee, S. L., Properties of moist-cured
cellular concrete, Proc. of the 10th Conf. on Our World in Concrete & Structures,
Singapore, 1985 (Received the Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Singapore
Concrete Award).
7. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Reinforcement corrosion related to quality and thickness of
cover concrete, Seminar on Deterioration and Repair of Concrete Structures,
Singapore, 1986.
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8. Ong, K. C. G. and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Reinforced concrete deterioration and
protection, Proc. of the Symp. on Protection of Buildings, National University of
Singapore, Singapore, 1987.
9. Tam, C. T., Loo, Y.H., and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Properties of concrete made with
recycled aggregates, Proc. of the 2nd Inter-Faculty Symp. on Materials Science and
Technology, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 1990.
10. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Influence of fly ash and silica fume on concrete properties, Proc.
of the 17th Conf. on Our World in Concrete and Structures, Singapore, 1992.
11. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Tam, C. T. and Loo, Y.H., Recycling Concrete as Aggregate for
New Concrete, Proc. of the Int. Symp. '92 on Solid Waste Recycling Technology, Sept.
16-17, 1992, Seoul, Korea, pp. 53-72.
12. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Yukari, A., Environmentally friendly pervious concrete for
sustainable construction, Proc. of the 35
th
Conf. on Our World in Concrete and
Structures, Aug. 2010, pp. 57-64
VI. Technical Reports
1. Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Hot weather concreting, Singapore Concrete Institute, Working
Party Report, 1987.
2. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. and Tuck, A.J., Lightweight concrete with expanded polystyrene
beads, Civil Engineering Monograph No. CE 93/1 M.E., University of Technology,
Sydney, March 1993, 44 p
3. Bakoss, S. L. and Sri Ravindrarajah, R., Recycled construction and demolition materials
for use in road-works and other local government activities: Scoping report, Project
commissioned by Institute of Municipal Engineering Australia (NSW Division); Centre
for Built Infrastructure Research, University of Technology, Sydney, Feb. 1999.
4. Sri Ravindrarajah, R. Evaluation of corrosion protection to sewer pipes, Sydney Water,
2009