Mr Refat Ahmed

Mr Refat Ahmed completed his B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET), Bangladesh in 2010 and started working in Civil Engineering Department at the same University as a young researcher. In 2014, he completed his Master in Civil Engineering in one of European Erasmus Mundus Master Course called SUSCOS_M (EMMC-Sustainable Constructions under natural hazards and catastrophic events).

In 2016, he started his Ph.D. at the University of Wollongong in the Steel Research Hub. He is currently working on the analysis and design for modern bolted connections in cold formed steel construction under a project titled “Development of mid-rise cold formed steel building”. His research interest is in cold formed steel structures, fracture mechanics, connection design, sustainable construction and life cycle analysis (LCA).