About Professor Kim Rasmussen

Professor Rasmussen conducts research interests in the following areas: structures, structural behaviour and design, structural analysis, structural stability, steel structures, stainless steel structures, aluminium structures, thin-walled structures, structural testing, forensic engineering.

Department and University Service

  • Head of School of Civil Engineering
  • 1st Year student advisor
  • Department of Civil Engineering Management Committee, Chairman
  • Department of Civil Engineering Research Committee, Member
  • Department of Civil Engineering Learning and Teaching Committee, Member
  • Centre for Advanced Structural Engineering, Chairman
  • Civil Engineering Foundation, Director
  • Engineering Sydney Board, Member
  • CST Workshop Review Committee Working Group 1, Member
  • Professional Service and MembershipsStandards Committees
    • Standards Committee BD/50 – Aluminium Structures, Chairman
    • Standards Committee BD/62 – Steel Storage Racks, Chairman
    • Standards Committee BD/86 - Stainless Steel Structures, Member
    • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Standards Committee on Cold-formed Stainless Steel Structural Members, Chairman
    Technical Committees
    • Structural Stability Research Council (SSRC) Task Group 1
    Recent Advisory Committees
    • Member of the executive Organising Committee for the international Conference on Advances in Structures - Steel, Concrete, Composite and Aluminium, Sydney, Australia, 23-25 June, 2003.
    • Member of the International Scientific Committee for the 4th International Conference on Thin-walled Structures, ICTWS 2003, Loughborough, England, 22-24 June, 2004.
    • Member of the International Scientific Committee for the 3rd International Conference on Coupled Instabilities in Metal Structures, CIMS'2004, Rome, Italy, 27-29 September, 2004.
    • Member of the International Scientific Committee for the ECCS Conference on Steel, a New and Traditional Material For Building, Romania, September, 2006.
    • Member of the International Scientific Committee for the International Conference on Steel and Composite Structures, ICSCS’07, Manchester, August 2007.
    • Member of the International Advisory Board of the 6th International Conference on Steel and Aluminium Structures, ICSAS’07, Oxford University, 2007.
    Editorial Board Memberships
    • Thin-walled Structures
    • International Journal for Advanced Steel Construction
    • Steel and Composite Structures

    Selected publications

    • Elastic Buckling Analysis of Perforated Thin-Walled Structures by the Isoparametric Spline Finite Strip Method, Thin-walled Structures, Vol. 46, 2008, pp. 165-191,, (G. Eccher, K.J.R. Rasmussen & R. Zandonini).
    • Linear Elastic Isoparametric Spline Finite Strip Analysis of Perforated Thin-Walled Structures, Thin-walled Structures, Thin-walled Structures, Vol. 46, 2008, pp. 242-260,, (G. Eccher, K.J.R. Rasmussen & R. Zandonini).
    • Compression Strength of Unstiffened Elements in Cold-reduced High Strength Steel, Journal of Structural Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 134, No. 2, 2008, pp. 189-197, (J. Ye & K.J.R. Rasmussen).
    • Behaviour of Self-Drilling Screws in Light-Gauge Steel Construction, Journal of Structural Engineering, American Society of Engineers. Vol. 133, No. 6, 2007, pp. 895-898, (M.R. Bambach & K.J.R. Rasmussen).
    • Inelastic Behaviour and Design of Slender I-sections in minor axis bending, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol.63, 2007, pp.1-12, (M.R. Bambach,  K.J.R. Rasmussen & V. Ungereanuc).
    • Strength of Arc-welded T-Joint between Equal Width Cold-Formed RHS, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol. 63, No. 4, 2007, pp. 571-579, , (L.H. Teh & K.J.R. Rasmussen).
    • Measurement and Assessment of Imperfections in Plasma cut-welded H-shaped Steel Columns, Steel and Composite Structures, Vol. 6, No. 6, 2006, pp. 531-555, (P. Arasaratnam, K.S. & Sivakumaran & K.J.R. Rasmussen).
    • Bifurcation of Locally Buckled Point Symmetric Columns – Experimental Investigations, Thin-walled Structures, Vol. 44, 2006, pp.1175-1184, (K.J.R. Rasmussen).
    • Bifurcation of Locally Buckled Point Symmetric Columns – Analytical Developments, Thin-walled Structures, Vol. 44, 2006, pp.1161-1174, (K.J.R. Rasmussen).
    • Distortional Buckling of Cold-Formed Stainless Steel Sections: Finite Element Modeling and Design, Journal of Structural Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 132, No. 4, 2006, pp. 505-514, (M. Lecce & K.J.R. Rasmussen).
    • Distortional Buckling of Cold-Formed Stainless Steel Sections: Experimental Investigation, Journal of Structural Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 132, No. 4, 2006, pp. 497-504, (M. Lecce & K.J.R. Rasmussen).
    • Design of Slender Angle Section Beam-columns by the Direct Strength Method, Journal of Structural Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 132, No. 2, 2006, pp. 204-211. (K.J.R. Rasmussen).