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Department of Engineering

Mr Michele Win Tai Mak


Michele Win Tai Mak

Research Student

Academic Division: Civil Engineering

Research group: Structures

Telephone: +44 1223 332758


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Research interests

Michele's research interests include the analysis, design and assessment of reinforced concrete structures, half-joints, fibre-reinforced cementitious composites, failure analysis, seismic engineering; he has a particular interest in the effects of load cycles on reinforced concrete components.


Michele is a PhD student in the Concrete & Composite Structures Group within the Civil Engineering Division; he joined the Department of Engineering in 2017. His research focuses on the assessment of concrete bridges and half-joint structures. His project is funded by the Engineering Physical Sciences & Research Council (EPSRC) and is carried out in collaboration with Arup and Highways England. Michele’s PhD Supervisor is Prof. Janet Lees and his Advisor is Dr. Matthew DeJong.

Prior to joining the Department, he worked as Structural Engineer at Ove Arup & Partners.

Michele holds a master’s degree in Structural Engineering from École Spéciale des Travaux Publics, du Bâtiment et de l'Industrie de Paris and a master’s degree in Engineering/Architecture from Politecnico di Milano. He also attended Stanford University as visiting researcher.