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Mr Gary Elks

Mr Gary Elks
Name Gary Elks
Position Professional Fellow (Civil and Construction Engineering)
Section School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Office Z407
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2454
Extension 2454
Qualifications BEng WAIT

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Building Science and Techniques ( 120202 )
  • Civil Engineering ( 090500 )
  • Construction Engineering ( 090502 )
  • Building Construction Management and Project Planning ( 120201 )

Research interests
More efficient structural building systems
Increasing speed and reducing labour and costs in construction
Sustainable building practices
Use of recycled glass and plastic to enhance concrete and asphalt
Facilitate research leading to specifications which utilise recycled materials for construction

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Future Materials (CFM)

Currently teaching courses/programs
CIV2502 Structural and Building Technology
ENG8205 Technology Management Practice
CIV2605 Construction Engineering
CMG2001 Job Organisation
CMG4003 Commercial Construction
CIV4908 Civil Design Practice
CMG2003 Construction Production Management

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
3 Years

Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Building Science and Techniques ( 120202 )
  • Construction Engineering ( 090502 )