John Kinuthia

University of South Wales, United Kingdom

Qualifications: Chartered Engineer (CEng, MICE) – Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), UK; PhD. (Materials) Glamorgan, UK; MSc. (Highway Eng.) Birmingham, UK; BSc. (Civil Eng. Hons.) Nairobi, Kenya. Committee Member, Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT), UK. A Professor of Innovation and Engagement in Civil Engineering. Active researcher into Sustainable Civil Engineering Materials, in the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science, at the University of South Wales (USW) (Formerly University of Glamorgan) in the United Kingdom. Holds a BSc. (Hons) degree in Civil Engineering (Nairobi, Kenya); MSc. Degree in Highway Engineering (Birmingham, UK), and PhD in Civil Engineering Materials (Glamorgan, UK). Working experience in highway design and construction, and in applied research on innovative use of natural, industrial and agricultural waste and by-product materials. Currently engaged with research programmes on: Novel cements that do not wholly rely on the use ordinary Portland cement; Innovative technologies for stabilising weak soils without firing and/or using traditional binder materials; Sustainable road construction; Unfired clay bricks for eco-housing; International Development of infrastructure. Specific specialisation in the use of key waste and by-product materials such as Ground Granulated Blastfurnace Slag (GGBS); Wastepaper Sludge Ash (WSA); Metakaolin; Pulverised fuel ash(PFA); Silica fume; Waste tyres and pozzolans in general; Agricultural waste from the growing of among others, coffee, sugar cane, and palm oil.

Biography Updated on 28 April 2013

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