Tanaz Dhondy, Costin Roe Consulting design engineer, spoke on the topic of resilient infrastructure for climate change at the World Engineers Convention in Melbourne, 22-24 November 2019. A PhD candidate at the University of Wollongong, Tanaz presented a research paper titled: ‘Use of sea sand seawater concrete for efficient and sustainable building practices’.

World Engineers Convention 2019

The World Engineers Convention (WEC2019), held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, was themed ‘Engineering a Sustainable World: The next 100 years’.

“Learn from global engineering experts, forge connections with industry leaders and explore the distinctive and sustaining mindset of our profession; the notion that ‘anything is possible’.” – WEC2019

Australian Journal of Structural Engineering

Read the abstract or download the article published in the Australian Journal of Structural Engineering.

“It was an honour to orally present a paper at the World Engineers Convention and I feel proud to represent both the University of Wollongong and Costin Roe Consulting. Thanks to Engineers Australia for hosting a spectacular event,” said Tanaz following her talk within the ‘Innovation‘ stream at WEC2019.

The paper by Tanaz Dondy, Alex Remennikov, and Neaz Sheikh is titled ‘Use of sea sand seawater concrete for efficient and sustainable building practices’ and subtitled ‘Resilient infrastructure for climate change’.

The abstract is available to read online and registered academics may log in to the research gate and download the full article.

Alternatively, anyone interested in the global shortage of sand for construction and the use of non-corrosive Fibre-Reinforced-Polymers (FRP) to facilitate the use of sea sand and seawater to provide sustainability to natural resources, while improving the mechanical properties of concrete, may obtain a full-text version from the author directly – request from mail@costinroe.com.au or call reception on 02 9251 7699.