Rod Jones

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Professor in Civil Engineering


Research group: Concrete and Construction


Rod Jones graduated from the Department of Civil Engineering at Portsmouth Polytechnic in 1982. Following work in industry as a graduate engineer, he undertook a PhD in Civil Engineering at Dundee University. This research concerned the use of pulverized fuel ash in concrete. He graduated in 1986 and was awarded the Fulton Postgraduate Prize. He subsequently joined the academic staff of the Division and became the Associate Director of the Concrete Technology Unit in 2002.

Professional Biography

  • PhD Civil Engineering, University of Dundee, 1986

Research Interests

  • Portland and non-Portland cement
  • Carbonation and reinforcement corrosion in concrete
  • Sustainable concrete construction
  • Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
  • Cement-based restorative materials
  • Applications of carbon nanotube reinforcement