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Professor Allan Manalo

Professor Allan Manalo
Name Allan Manalo
Position Professor (Civil Engineering)
Section School of Engineering
Office Z2-111
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2547
Extension 2547
Email
Qualifications MEng Saitama , PhD USQ

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090599 )
  • Materials Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 091299 )
  • Structural Engineering ( 400510 )
  • Composite And Hybrid Materials ( 401602 )
  • Materials Engineering ( 401600 )
  • Civil Engineering ( 400500 )

Research interests
Engineered composite materials and structures
Composite railway sleepers
Fibre reinforcing bars in concrete structures
Sandwich structures
Structural testing and finite element simulation

Professional memberships
Composites Australia
Engineers Australia
International Institute for FRP in Construction (IIFC)
Concrete Institute of Australia
Australasian Association for Engineering Education
Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers
Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines

Industry affiliations
Standards Australia BD-108 Committee on “Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Bars Committee.”
Canadian Standard CAN/CSA S807-10 standards on “Specification for fibre-reinforced polymers.”
Editorial board member - International Journal of Materials Engineering (Dec 2011 – present)
Technical Reviewer: ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction; ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering; International Journal of Mechanical Sciences; Materials and Design; Journal of Composite Materials; Composites Part B: Engineering

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Future Materials (CFM)
  • Institute for Advanced Engineering and Space Sciences (IAESS)

Currently teaching courses/programs
CIV3506 Concrete Structures
CIV8803 Advanced Mechanics and Technology of Fibre Composites
CIV4803 Mechanics and Technology of Fibre Composites
CIV1501 Engineering Statics
ENG8180 Advanced Engineering Studies

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
12 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Coordinator for Research and Research Training, School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Leader, Civil Composites Research Project Team (RPT)
Chair, Strategic Development Board at the Centre for Future Materials (CFM)
Member, Management Group at CFM

Research most recent
W Ferdous, Y Bai, TD Ngo, A Manalo, P Mendis (2019). “New advancements, challenges and opportunities of multi-storey modular buildings–A state-of-the-art review”, Engineering Structures 183, 883-893.

AA Mohammed, AC Manalo, GB Maranan, Y Zhuge, PV Vijay, J Pettigrew (2019). “Behavior of Damaged Concrete Columns Repaired with Novel FRP Jacket”, Journal of Composites for Construction 23 (3), 04019013

OS AlAjarmeh, AC Manalo, B Benmokrane, W Karunasena, P Mendis (2019). “Axial performance of hollow concrete columns reinforced with GFRP composite bars with different reinforcement ratios”, Composite Structures 213, 153-164.


Research most notable
Manalo, A.C., Aravinthan, T., Karunasena, W. & Islam, M. Flexural behaviour of structural fibre composite sandwich beams in flatwise and edgewise positions. Journal of Composite Structures 2010; 92(4), pp 984-995.

Manalo, A.C., Aravinthan, T., Karunasena, W. and Ticoalu, A. A review on alternative materials for replacement railway sleepers. Composite Structures 2010; 92(3), pp 603-611.

Manalo, A.C., Aravinthan, T., Fam, A., and Benmokrane, B. (2016). State-of-the-art review on FRP sandwich systems for lightweight civil infrastructure." Journal of Composite for Construction 21(1), 10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000729, 04016068.


Publications in ePrints

Salih, Choman ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8705-8779 and Manalo, AllanORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0493-433X and Ferdous, WahidORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4473-4722 and Yu, Peng and Heyer, Tom and Schubel, Peter (2022) Behaviour of timber-alternative railway sleeper materials under five-point bending. Construction and Building Materials, 316:125882. pp. 1-12. ISSN 0950-0618

Otoom, Omar F. and Lokuge, WeenaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1370-1976 and Karunasena, WarnaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3636-3068 and Manalo, Allan C.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0493-433X and Ozbakkaloglu, Togay and Ehsani, Mohammad R. (2022) Flexural behaviour of circular reinforced concrete columns strengthened by glass fibre reinforced polymer wrapping system. Structures, 38. pp. 1326-1348.

Otoom, Omar F. and Lokuge, WeenaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1370-1976 and Karunasena, WarnaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3636-3068 and Manalo, Allan C.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0493-433X and Ozbakkaloglu, Togay and Ehsani, Mohammad R. (2022) Flexural behaviour of circular timber columns strengthened by glass fibre reinforced polymer wrapping system. Structures, 38. pp. 1349-1367.

Eyni Kangavar, Mohammad and Lokuge, WeenaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1370-1976 and Manalo, AllanORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0493-433X and Karunasena, WarnaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3636-3068 and Frigione, Mariaenrica (2022) Investigation on the properties of concrete with recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) granules as fine aggregate replacement. Case Studies in Construction Materials, 16:e00934. pp. 1-14.

Al-Fakher, Usama and Manalo, AllanORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0493-433X and Alajarmeh, OmarORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9446-5436 and Aravinthan, ThiruORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0691-8296 and Zhuge, Yan and Bai, Yu and Edoo, Azam (2021) Axial behaviour of precast concrete panels with hollow composite reinforcing systems. Structures, 32. pp. 76-86. ISSN 2352-0124

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090599 )
  • Materials Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 091299 )
  • Structural Engineering ( 400510 )
  • Composite And Hybrid Materials ( 401602 )
  • Materials Engineering ( 401600 )
  • Civil Engineering ( 400500 )