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Athol Carr

Emeritus Professor

Civil and Natural Resources Engineering

17 October 2023

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (University of Canterbury)

  • Master of Science in Engineering (University of California)

  • Doctor of Philosophy (University of California)

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) (Professional Organisation): Member

  • Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) (Professional Organisation): Member

Research Interests

Research interests include:

  • Structural Non-linear dynamics
  • Finite Element Methods
  • Software Developments
  • Base Isolation
  • Active Control
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Computer-aided engineering
  • Earthquake engineering
  • Finite element analysis
  • Software engineering
  • Structural dynamics
  • Structural mechanics

Recent Publications

  • Lee CL., Chang TL. and Carr AJ. (2023) Consistent assembly method for elemental damping. Computers and Structures 289
  • Quintana Gallo P., Akguzel U., Carr AJ. and Pampanin S. (2023) Experimental response of a substandard RC frame building retrofitted with GFRP sheets and slab-weakening subjected to earthquake motions. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering 21(2): 893-925.
  • Quintana Gallo P., Akguzel U., Carr AJ. and Pampanin S. (2022) Seismic response of a non-ductile RC frame building subjected to shake-table excitations. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering 20(1): 517-545.
  • Sedgh RE., Dhakal R., Lee C-L. and Carr A. (2022) System Overstrength Factor Induced by Interaction between Structural Reinforced Concrete Walls, Floors and Gravity Frames-Analytical Formulation. Bulletin- New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering 55(3): 138-154.
  • Shen R., Qian X., Zhou J., Lee CL., Carr A. and Nokes R. (2022) Study on Experimental Identification and Alternative Kernel Functions of Nonviscous Damping. International Journal of Applied Mechanics 14(8)
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