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Dr. Roger West

Associate Professor (Civil Struct & Env. Eng.)
CIVIL ENGINEERING BUILDING (NEW)


  Building Construction   Civil Engineering, Pavements and Structures   Concrete Technology   Construction Innovation   Design Engineering   Earthquake engineering   Earthquake resistant structures   Structures   Vibration and Accoustic Engineering
Details Date
National Eurocodes Advisory Committee On-going
Irish Concrete Consultative Committee (National Standards Authority of Ireland) On-going
Chartered Engineer Panelist, IEI On-going
Chairman to the Irish Concrete Society Durability Committees On-going
Member of Examination Board of Institute of Concrete Technology, UK On-going
Reviewer for American Concrete Institute - Materials journal papers On-going
MSc Examiner, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London 2005-2008
Scientific Committee for Bridge Research Conference, TCD 2006 2006
Conference Advisor to 3rd International Conference on Protection of Structures against Hazards, Padua, Sept. 2006 2006
Chair of External Review Panel for new degree course in Civil Engineering Management, LIT 2006
Verifier for SAMARIS research programme on corrosion inhibitors 2006
Joint-Organiser of Colloquium on Concrete Research in Ireland 2007 2007
Scientific Committee of 7th International Congress, Concrete: construction's sustainable option, Dundee, Sept. 2007 2007
Guest Editor for issue of Institution of Civil Engineers (UK) journal Buildings and Structures on Impact on Concrete 2008
Chairman of the Structures and Construction Section of IEI Formerly
Member of Civil Division Committee, IEI Formerly
Vice-Chairman of the Irish Concrete Society Formerly
Irish Eurocode 2 Liaison Engineer Formerly
Member of Examinations and Qualifications Board IEI Formerly
Member of Accreditation Panel at Sligo Institute of Technology Formerly
Task Force Chairman on Third Level Links, IEI Formerly
Secretary to Irish mirror group to TC135, Eurocode on steel structure fabrication Formerly
Irish representative on European Concrete Societies Network Formerly
Joint Editor of Proceedings of the Concrete Research in Ireland 1997 Colloquium, 2006, 2008 Formerly
Scientific Committee for Concrete research in Ireland Colloquia 1997, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016. Formerly
Member of Accreditation Panel, IEI: Sligo IT Formerly
Details Date From Date To
Chartered Engineer, Institution of Engineers of Ireland March 1995 Present
Fellow of Institution of Engineers of Ireland 2003 Present
Corporate Member of Irish Concrete Society
Member of Construction Information Technology Alliance (CITA) 2000 Present
Member of the Institution of Concrete Technology, UK Sept 1993 Present
Christopher Shiell and Roger P. West, St. Mary and St. Anne Cathedral Cork - An optimum heating solution for heritage buildings?, Civil Engineering Research in Ireland (CERI20), Cork, 2020, Conference Paper, SUBMITTED
Barry McAuley, Roger P. West and Alan Hore, The Irish construction industry's state of readiness for a BIM mandate, Civil Engineering Research in Ireland (CERI20), Cork, 2020, Conference Paper, SUBMITTED
Roger P. West, Alan Hore and Barry McAuley, BIM research in Irish academic institutions 2015-2020, Civil Engineering Research in Ireland (CERI20), Cork, 2020, Conference Paper, SUBMITTED
Roger P. West, David Taylor, Martin Burke and Michael Grimes, Teaching Engineering Materials through experiential learning, Civil Engineering Research in Ireland (CERI20), Cork, 2020, Conference Paper, SUBMITTED
Roger P. West, Karun Verma, Michael Wride, Vinay Kumar, Examining large student cohorts - a question of questions, Civil Engineering Research in Ireland (CERI20), Cork, 2020, Conference Paper, SUBMITTED
Niti Saini, Patrick Shiel and Roger P. West, Impact of occupancy patterns on the indoor environment of A-rated buildings, Civil Engineering Research in Ireland (CERI20), Cork, 2020, Conference Paper, SUBMITTED
Dervilla Niall, Roger P. West, Oliver Kinnane and Richard O'Hegarty, Modelling the thermal the thermal behaviour of a precast PCM enhanced concrete cladding panel, Civil Engineering Research in Ireland (CERI20), Cork, 2020, Conference Paper, SUBMITTED
Ruth Kerrigan, Roper P. West and Patrick Shiel, Minimizing the performance gap of A-Rated Buildings while supporting high levels of user comfort, eSIM2020 - Building simulation meets building data, Vancouver, 2020, Conference Paper, SUBMITTED
Ruchita Jani, Niall Holmes, Roger P. West, Kevin Gaughan, Xiaoili Liu, Esther Orisakwe, Conrad Johnston, Ming Qu, Lorenzo Stella, Jorge Kohanoff and Hongxi Yin, Characterization and performance enhancement of cement-based thermoelectric materials, Civil Engineering Research in Ireland (CERI20), Cork, 2020, Conference Paper, SUBMITTED
Jagoda Lipczynska, Roger P. West, Michael Grimes, Dervilla Niall, Oliver Kinnane and Richard O'Hegarty, Composite behaviour of wide sandwich panels with high performance concrete thin wythes with and without Thermomass shear connectors, Civil Engineering Research in Ireland (CERI20), Cork, 2020, Conference Paper, SUBMITTED
  

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Alan Hore, Barry McAuley, Roger P. West, Building Information Modelling in Ireland 2019, Dublin, 2019, 65, Report, PUBLISHED
National Children's Hospital (NCH) Dublin, Chapter 10: BIM Case Studies in, 3rd Edition of the BIM Handbook, 2018, pp405 - 409, [Hore, A., McAuley, B. and West, R.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Matthew Cruickshank, Chaaruchandra Korde, Roger West and John Reddy, Temperature and admixtures effects on the maturity of normal and super fine ground granulated blast furnace slag mortars for the precast concrete industry, The 20th International Research Conference Proceedings, Venice, 2018, pp765 - 770, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Hore, A., McAuley, B. and West, R., BIM in Ireland 2017, BIM Innovation Capability Programme, CitA Ltd, 2017, Book, PUBLISHED
Hore, A., McAuley, B., and West, R., Global BIM Study - Lessons for Ireland's BIM Programme, BIM Innovation Capability Programme, CitA Ltd, 2017, Book, PUBLISHED

  

Award Date
Lifetime Achievement Award, Civil Engineering Association of Ireland August 2018
Best Paper Award, Civil Engineering Research Association of Ireland, 2016 August 2016
Global Engagement Award, Trinity College Dublin, 2015 August 2015
UKIERI Congress Distinguished Academic Award in March 2019
Concrete Technology: impact, diffusion, rheology, fibre-reinforcing, recycled paper waste. Construction: innovative methods and materials, e-procurement. Structural Mechanics: vibrations and stability of partially piles, structural optimisation.