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Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Behaviour of Concrete structures
  • Construction Materials
  • Fire performance of structural elements

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About Sam Fragomeni

Sam is a Professor in Structural Engineering at Victoria University. He has over 25 years teaching and research experience in the university sector. He is author of over 100 high impact peer reviewed journal/conference papers, predominantly in the concrete structures area. Sam has undertaken various of leadership roles including Head of Engineering (current role) and Director of Engineering studies. 

His current research interests are in:

  • Behaviour of high performance concrete materials
  • Design and serviceability of concrete elements
  • Fire performance of structural elements
  • Sustainable building design.

Qualifications

  • PhD (Structures), University of Melbourne, 1996
  • BEng(Civil) (Distinction), RMIT, 1988
  • BAppSci(Mathematics) (Distinction), RMIT 1989
  • GradDipBus, Deakin 1996

Key publications

Year Citation
2020 . (200101). ACMSM25 Springer Singapore.

doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-7603-0

2019 Kamadjaja, S., Fragomeni, S., & Van, Staden. (190101). Numerical Analysis of Reinforced Corbel Width Using High Strength Concrete In Wang, C. ;. (Ed.), Paper presented at Proceedings of the 25th Australasian Conference on Mechanics of Structures and Materials. Springer Singapore.

doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-7603-0

2017 Fragomeni, S., & Van, Staden. (170101). Fire-damaged flexible pavement deterioration under dynamic loading: A finite element study Paper presented at Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges - Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM24 2016 (pp. 803-808).
2017 van, Staden., Fragomeni, S., & Chen, Y. (170101). Full-depth flexible pavement performance impacted by rainfall: Finite element analysis Paper presented at Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges - Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM24 2016 (pp. 809-814).
2016 Wang, V. Z., & Fragomeni, S. (160101). Towards smart fire-resistant concrete buildings: An internet of things (IoT) boosted strategy Paper presented at Proceedings of the 41st Conference on Our World in Concrete & Structures (pp. 285-292). Singapore: CI-Premier.
2015 Guerrieri, M., & Fragomeni, S. (150101). Creep and Mechanical Properties of Concrete after Exposure to Elevated Temperatures Paper presented at CONCREEP 2015: Mechanics and Physics of Creep, Shrinkage, and Durability of Concrete and Concrete Structures - Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Mechanics and Physics of Creep, Shrinkage, and Durability of Concrete and Concrete Structures (pp. 1177-1186).

doi: 10.1061/9780784479346.140

Year Citation
2019 Guerrieri, M., & Fragomeni, S. (191101). Spalling of Large-Scale Walls Exposed to a Hydrocarbon Fire. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 31(11), (04019249-04019249).

doi: 10.1061/(asce)mt.1943-5533.0002828

2017 Van, Staden., & Fragomeni, S. (170612). Finite element analysis of fire-damaged flexible pavement deterioration. Journal of Structural Fire Engineering, 8(2),

doi: 10.1108/JSFE-03-2017-0024

2017 Ho, N. M., Doh, J. H., & Fragomeni, S. (170501). Instability analysis of reinforced concrete walls with various support conditions. Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, 26(7),

doi: 10.1002/tal.1353

2016 Guerrieri, M., & Fragomeni, S. (161201). Mechanisms of Spalling of Concrete Panels of Different Geometry in Hydrocarbon Fire. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 28(12), (04016164-04016164).

doi: 10.1061/(asce)mt.1943-5533.0001680

Research funding for the past 5 years

Funding details for this researcher are currently unavailable.

Supervision of research students at VU

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Currently supervised research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
2 PhD Principal supervisor
1 PhD Withdrawn supervisor
1 PhD Level 2 - Principal Supervisor supervisor

Currently supervised research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (2) Principal supervisor
PhD (1) Withdrawn supervisor
PhD (1) Level 2 - Principal Supervisor supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
1 Masters by Research Principal supervisor
1 PhD Principal supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

Students & level Role
Masters by Research (1) Principal supervisor
PhD (1) Principal supervisor

Other supervision of research students

5 PhD Completions as Principal Supervisor, Griffith University, Queensland. 3 PhD Completions as Associate Supervisor, Griffith University, Queensland. 1 Masters Completion as Principal Supervisor, Griffith University, Queensland.

Teaching activities & experience

Sam has taught in the following specific subject areas for over a decade at Victoria University:

  • Concrete Structural Design
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Construction Materials.

He also previously taught Engineering Mathematics units to at all degree year levels for a number of years.

Careers

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