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Ciaran McNally

Researcher

School Of Civil Engineering
Richview Newstead
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7163202
Email: ciaran.mcnally@ucd.ie

Biography

Born in Castlebar, I graduated in civil engineering from University College Dublin in 1995. Having worked for Roadstone for a period, I returned to UCD in 1997 to undertake a PhD on alkali aggregate reaction in Irish concretes. I completed my PhD in 2001 and joined the Centre for Materials and Manufacturing (CMM) in UCD. Based in the School of Architecture, Landscape and Civil Engineering, my role as a research engineer involves materials research, product development, process certification, technical marketing technology transfer to industry. In 2007 I transferred to the lecturing staff within the School. I am currently Institutional PI for the EU projects Re-Road (grant no 218747) and Direct_Mat (grant no 218656), as well as Project coordinator for the 3.25 million EURO Marie Curie Initial Training Network TEAM (grant no 238648)

Publications

   

Edited Books

McNally, C., Gibney, A. & Gilchrist, M.D (Ed.). (2004) Recycled Materials in Pavement Design. Dublin: UCD. [Details]
McNally, C. & Brday, S.P (Ed.). (2002) Proceedings of the First Symposium on Bridge Engineering Research in Ireland. Dublin: UCD. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Attari, A, McNally, C & Richardson, MG (2016) 'A probabilistic assessment of the influence of age factor on the service life of concretes with limestone cement / GGBS binders'. Construction and Building Materials, 111 :488-494. [Details]
Attari, A, McNally, C & Richardson, MG (2016) 'A Combined SEM - Calorimetric Approach for Assessing Hydration and Porosity Development in GGBS Concrete'. Cement Concrete Comp, 68 :46-56. [Details]
Tabakovic, A, McNally, C & Fallon, E (2016) 'Specification development for cold in-situ recycling of asphalt'. Construction and Building Materials, 102 (1):318-328. [DOI] [Details]
Fenton, M, McNally, C, Byrne, J, Hemberg, E, McDermott, J & O'Neill, M (2016) 'Discrete planar truss optimization by node position variation using grammatical evolution'. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 20 (4):577-589. [DOI] [Details]
Gáspár, L, Stryk, J, Marchtrenker, S, De Bel, R, Thogersen, F, Sedran, T, Fifer-Bizjak, K, Hellman, F, Åhnberg, H, McNally, C, Arm, M & Bencze, Z (2015) 'Recycling reclaimed road material in hydraulically bound layers'. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Transport, 168 (3):276-287. [Details]
Fenton, M, McNally, C, Byrne, J, Hemberg, E & O'Neill, M (2014) 'Automatic innovative truss design using grammatical evolution'. Automation in Construction, 39 (1):59-69. [Details]
Doyle, TA, McNally, C, Gibney, A & Tabakovic, A (2013) 'Developing maturity methods for the assessment of cold-mix bituminous materials'. Construction and Building Materials, 38 (1):524-529. [Details]
McDermott, J, Swafford, JM, Hemberg, M, Byrne, J, Hemberg, E, Fenton, M, McNally, C, Shotton, E, & O'Neill, M; (2012) 'Advantages and limitations of string-rewriting grammars in evolutionary architectural design'. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 39 (4):713-731. [DOI] [Details]
McNally, C & Sheils, E (2012) 'Probability-based assessment of the durability characteristics of concretes manufactured using CEM II and GGBS binders'. Construction and Building Materials, 30 (5):22-29. [DOI] [Details]
Bonal, J, Donohue, S & McNally, C (2012) 'Wavelet analysis of bender element signals'. Geotechnique, 62 (3):243-252. [DOI] [Details]
O'Connell, M, McNally, C & Richardson, MG; (2012) 'Performance of concrete incorporating GGBS in aggressive wastewater environments'. Construction and Building Materials, 27 (1):368-374. [DOI] [Details]
O'Connell, M, McNally, C & Richardson, MG; (2010) 'Biochemical attack on concrete in wastewater applications: a state of the art review'. Cement Concrete Comp, 32 (7):479-485. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
O'Neill, M., McDermott, J., Swafford, J.M., Byrne, J., Hemberg, E., Shotton, E., McNally, C., Brabazon, A., & Hemberg, M.; (2010) 'Evolutionary Architectural Design using Grammatical Evolution and Shape Grammars: A Single Person Shelter Design Challenge'. International Journal of Design Engineering, 3 (1):4-24. [DOI] [Details]
Tabakovic, A, Gibney, A, McNally, C, & Gilchrist, MD; (2010) 'The Influence of Recycled Asphalt Pavement on the Performance of  Binder Course Mix'. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 22 (6):643-650. [DOI] [Details]
Tabakovic, A., Karac, A., Ivankovic, A., McNally, C., Gibney, A., & Gilchrist, M.D.; (2010) 'Modelling the quasistatic behaviour of bituminous material using a combined Cohesive Zone and Finite Volume approach'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 77 (13):2403-2418. [DOI] [Details]
O'Rourke, B., McNally, C., & Richardson, M.G.; (2009) 'Development of calcium sulfate - ggbs - Portland cement binders'. Construction and Building Materials, 23 (1):340-346. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Descantes, Y, de La Roche, C, Arm, M, Pihl, KA, Gaspar, L, Mollenhauer, K, de Lurdes Antunes, M, de Bock, L & McNally, C; (2009) 'DIRECT-MAT Partage à l'échelon Européen des connaissances et des pratiques en matière de recyclage des matériaux de la route'. European Roads review (ERR), 877 :77-79. Available Online [Details]
Soylev, T.A., McNally, C. ,Richardson, M.G. (2007) 'The effect of a new generation surface-applied organic inhibitor on concrete properties'. Cement Concrete Comp, 29 (5):357-364. [DOI] [Details]
Casey, D., McNally, C., Gibney, A & Gilchrist, M.D.; (2008) 'Development of a Recycled Polymer Modified Binder for Use in Stone Mastic Asphalt'. Resources Conservation and Recycling, 52 (10):1167-1174. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Söylev, T.A., McNally, C. & Richardson, M.G.; (2007) 'Effectiveness of amino-alcohol based surface-applied corrosion inhibitors in chloride contaminated concrete'. Cement and Concrete Research, 37 (6):972-977. [Details]
Hester, D; McNally, C; Richardson, M; ; (2005) 'A study of the influence of slag alkali level on the alkali-silica reactivity of slag concrete'. Construction and Building Materials, 19 (9):661-665. Available Online [Details]
McNally, C. & Richardson, M.G.; (2005) 'Reactivity assessment of aggregates: the role of chert crystallinity'. ACI Materials Journal, 102 (3):163-169. Available Online [Details]
McNally, C, Richardson, MG, Carr, AJ, Strogen, P, ; (2004) 'Domain size as a parameter for studying the potential alkali-silica reactivity of chert-bearing aggregates'. Magazine of Concrete Research, 56 (4):201-209. Available Online [DOI] [Details]

Other Journals

Arm, M, Descantes, Y, de la Roche, C, Mollenhauer, K, Pihl, KA, Gaspar, L, de Lurdes-Antunes, M, de Bock, L & McNally, C; (2009) 'Direct_Mat: bringing together best practice on road recycling across Europe' Engineers Journal 63 (8) :425-428. [Details]
Doyle, T., Gibney, A., McNally, C. & Tabakovic, A.; (2010) 'Predicting Performance of Cold-Mix Pavement Materials' Asphalt Professional, The Journal of the Institute of Asphalt Technology (44) :26-31. [Details]
Menkiti, C. & McNally, C.,; (2004) 'Shotcrete- Dublin Port Tunnel award winning concrete solution' Concrete Today :15-18. [Details]
McNally, C.,; (2004) 'Recycled materials in road pavements' TRANSACTIONS OF THE INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERS OF IRELAND :261-263. [Details]

Conference Publications

Antonopoulou, S & McNally, C (2016) A study on FRP composite materials reinforcement in concrete structures Civil Engineering Research in Ireland [Details]
Sourav, SN, Al-Sabah, S & McNally, C (2016) Strength assessment of in-situ concrete for the evaluation of structural capacity: State of the art Civil Engineering Research in Ireland [Details]
Balic, E & McNally, C (2016) Assessment of railway substructure by impact hammer testing The Third International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance Sardinia, , 05-APR-16 - 08-APR-16 [Details]
Nicholls, JC, Wayman, M, Mollenhauer, K, McNally, C, Tabakovic, A, Varveri, K, Cassidy, S, Shahmohammedi, R & Gilbert, K (2015) Effects of Using Reclaimed Asphalt and/or Lower Temperature Asphalt on Availability of Road Network 6th International Conference on Bituminous Mixtures and Pavements Thessaloniki, Greece, , 10-JUN-15 - 12-JUN-15 [Details]
Coleman, D, McNally, C, O'Rourke, B & Richardson, MG (2014) Performance of GGBS Concretes in Acidic Wastewater Environments CERI2014 Belfast, , 28-AUG-14 - 29-AUG-14 [Details]
Nicholls, C, Wayman, M, Mollenhauer, K, McNally, C, Tabaković, A, Gibney, A, Varveri, A, Cassidy, S, Shahmohammadi, R & Gilbert, K (2014) Effect of using of reclaimed asphalt and/or lower temperature asphalt on the Availability of the Road Network Transport Research Arena 2014 Paris, France, , 14-APR-14 - 17-APR-14 [Details]
Valentin, J, Suda, J, Formanová, Z, Mollenhauer, K, Engels, M, Batista, F & McNally, C (2014) Introduction to European COREPASOL Project on Harmonizing Cold Recycling Pavement Techniques Transport Research Arena 2014 Paris, France, , 14-APR-14 - 17-APR-14 [Details]
Attari, A, McNally, C & Richardson, MG (2013) Probability-based modeling of corrosion initiation times using mix-dependent age factors 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR) Columbia University, New York, , 16-JUN-13 - 20-JUN-13 [Details]
Fenton, M, McNally, C & O'Neill, M (2013) The Interaction between Objectives and Constraints in Evolutionary Structural Engineering Optimisation 12th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics (USNCCM12) Raleigh, North Carolina, , 22-JUL-13 - 25-JUL-13 [Details]
Van den Bergh, W, McNally, C, De Keersmaecker, A & Fallon, E (2013) Fatigue and Healing performance of bituminous binders and mixtures for road pavement - Results of Re-Road project 4th International Conference on Self Healing Materials Ghent, Belgium, , 16-JUN-13 - 20-JUN-13 , pp.189-190 [Details]
Richardson, MG, Seymour, P, McNally, C & O'Connell, M (2012) Equivalent concrete performance concept: Durability studies of limestone cement / GGBS concretes 3rd International Conference on the Durability of Concrete Structures Belfast, United Kingdom, , 17-SEP-12 - 19-SEP-12 [Details]
McNally, C; (2012) TEAM - overview of a Marie Curie project on bridge management IABMAS 2012: 6th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management Stresa, Italy, , 09-JUL-12 - 11-JUL-12 [Details]
Attari, A, McNally, C & Richardson, MG (2012) Evaluation of time dependent chloride parameters for assessing reinforced concrete bridges IABMAS 2012: 6th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management Stresa, Italy, , 09-JUL-12 - 11-JUL-12 [Details]
Fallon, E, McNally, C & Gibney, A (2012) The use of LiDAR in testing asphalt for resistance to permanent deformation Bridge, Infrastructure and Concrete Research in Ireland, BCRI2012 Dublin, , 06-SEP-12 - 07-SEP-12 [Details]
Wang, Z, McNally, C & Yang, T (2012) Surface wave testing of asphalt pavements Bridge, Infrastructure and Concrete Research in Ireland, BCRI2012 Dublin, , 06-SEP-12 - 07-SEP-12 [Details]
Attari, A, McNally, C & Richardson, MG (2012) Evaluation of chloride ingress parameters in concrete using Backscattered Electron (BSE) imaging to assess degree of hydration - a proposal Bridge, Infrastructure and Concrete Research in Ireland, BCRI2012 Dublin, , 06-SEP-12 - 07-SEP-12 [Details]
Batista, FA, Antunes, ML, Mollenhauer, K & McNally ,C; (2012) Building blocks for a best practice guide on cold in place recycling 5th Eurasphalt & Eurobitume Congress Istanbul, , 13-JUN-12 - 15-JUN-12 [Details]
McNally, C, Seymour, P, O'Connell, M & Richardson, MG (2012) Study of GGBS mixer addition blends with CEM II/A-LL or CEM II/A-V in the context of Irish concrete standards International Congress on Durability of Concrete Trondheim, Norway, , 18-JUN-12 - 21-JUN-12 [Details]
DuPlooy, R, Attari, A, McNally, C, Richardson, MG, Palma-Lopes, S, Villain, G & Dérobert, X (2012) Destructive and non-destructive condition assessment of a 100 year old concrete bridge International Conference on Durable Structures Lisbon, Portugal, , 31-MAY-12 - 01-JUN-12 [Details]
Quinn, A, McNally, C & Magette, WL; (2012) Leaching of heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from reclaimed asphalt; application of an up-flow percolation test WASCON 2012 Gothenburg, Sweden, , 30-MAY-12 - 01-JUN-12 [Details]
Enell, A, McNally, C, Licbinsky, R, Quinn, A, Mouillet, V & Wik, O; (2012) Environmental characterization of reclaimed asphalt WASCON 2012 Gothenburg, Sweden, , 30-MAY-12 - 01-JUN-12 [Details]
Huang, Y, Parry, T, Wayman, M, McNally, C, Andersson-Sköld, Y, Wik, O & Enell, A; (2012) Risk assessment and life cycle assessment of reclaimed asphalt WASCON 2012 Gothenburg, Sweden, , 30-MAY-12 - 01-JUN-12 [Details]
Keenehan, J, Concannon, K, Hajializadeh, D & McNally, C; (2012) Numerical assessment of the thermal performance of structural precast panels Numerical Modeling Strategies for Sustainable Concrete Structures Aix-en-Provence, France, , 29-MAY-12 - 01-JUN-12 [Details]
Attari, A, McNally, C & Richardson, MG; (2012) Numerical model for quantifying degree of hydration in concrete mixes with reduced CO2 footprint Numerical Modeling Strategies for Sustainable Concrete Structures Aix en Provence, France, , 29-MAY-12 - 01-JUN-12 [Details]
McNally, C; (2012) TEAM - a Marie Curie ITN on infrastructure management TRA 2012 Athens, Greece, , 23-APR-12 - 26-APR-12 [Details]
Byrne, J, Fenton, M, Hemberg, E, McDermott, J, O'Neill, M, Shotton, E & McNally, C; (2011) Combining structural analysis and multi-objective criteria for evolutionary architectural design . In: LNCS 6625, Proceedings of EvoMUSART 2011 the 9th European Event on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design eds. EvoMusArt Torino, Italy, , 27-APR-11 - 29-APR-11 , pp.200-209 [Details]
Quinn, A., Mc Nally, C. & Magette, W.; (2010) Modelling the Risk of Groundwater Contamination from Reclaimed Asphalt 1st Annual Conference of the Irish Transport Research Network, ITRN 2010 Dublin, , 31-AUG-10 - 01-SEP-10 [Details]
Doyle, T., Gibney, A., McNally, C. & Tabakovic, A.; (2010) Investigating the use of hydrated lime to reduce the moisture susceptibility of cold-mix pavement materials 1st Annual Conference of the Irish Transport Research Network, ITRN 2010 Dublin, , 31-AUG-10 - 01-SEP-10 [Details]
Fallon, E., McNally, C. & Gibney, A.; (2010) Performance assessment of a 14mm stone mastic asphalt containing high quantities of reclaimed asphalt 1st Annual Conference of the Irish Transport Research Network, ITRN 2010 Dublin, , 31-AUG-10 - 01-SEP-10 [Details]
McNally C. & Seymour, P.; (2010) Durability aspects of blends of GGBS with CEM I and CEM II/A cements Bridge, Infrastructure and Concrete Research in Ireland, BCRI2010 Cork, Ireland, , 02-SEP-10 - 03-SEP-10 , pp.637-644 [Details]
O'Connell, M., McNally, C. & Richardson, M.G.; (2010) The performance of limestone cement with GGBS exposed to elevated sulfate environments Bridge, Infrastructure and Concrete Research in Ireland, BCRI2010 Cork, Ireland, , 02-SEP-10 - 03-SEP-10 , pp.619-626 [Details]
Doyle, T., Gibney, A., McNally, C. & Tabakovic, A.; (2010) Development of Maturity Methods for Predicting Performance of Cold-Mix Pavement Materials 9th International Conference, Sustainable Construction Materials and Technology in Asphalt Pavement Engineering and Highway Maintenance [Details]
Mollenhauer, K., Arm, M., Descantes, Y., de la Roche, C., Pihl, K., Gaspar, L., de Lurdes Antunes, M., De Bock, L. & McNally, C.; (2010) DIRECT-MAT - Developing best practice on recycling or safe disposal of road materials in Europe EU Waste Management 2010 Cologne, Germany, , 06-JUN-10 - 08-JUN-10 [Details]
Doyle T, Gibney A, McNally C & Tabakovic A; (2010) Conditioning Methods for Specifying Cold-mix Pavement Materials Transport Research Arena Europe 2010 Brussels, , 07-JUN-10 - 10-JUN-10 [Details]
O'Connell, M., McNally, C., Donohue, S., Bonal, J. and Richardson, M.G.; (2009) Assessment of ultrasonic signals to determine the early age properties of concretes incorporating secondary cementitious materials EAGE Near Surface 2009, 15th Annual Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics Dublin, , 07-SEP-09 - 09-SEP-09 [Details]
Descantes, Y., Arm, M., de la Roche, C., Phil, K.A., Gaspar, H.L., Mollenhauer, K., de Lurdes Antunes, M., de Bock, L. & McNally, C.; (2009) DIRECT_MAT: Bringing together best practice across Europe on the dismantling and recycling of road materials WASCON: Sustainable Management of Waste & Recycled Materials in Construction Lyon, France, , 03-JUN-09 - 05-JUN-09 [Details]
Tabakovic, A., Karac, A., Ivankovic, A., Gibney, A., McNally, C. & Gilchrist, M.D.; (2009) A Cohesive Zone Based Constitutive Model for Asphalt Mixtures Annual Symposium of the Irish Society for Scientific and Engineering Computation (ISSEC) Belfast, , 14-MAY-09 - 14-MAY-09 [Details]
O'Neill, M., Swafford, J. M., McDermott, J., Byrne, J., Brabazon, A., Shotton, E., McNally, C., and Hemberg, M. ; (2009) Shape Grammars and Grammatical Evolution for Evolutionary Design Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2009) Montreal, Canada, , 08-JUL-09 - 12-JUL-09 [Details]
Bonal, J., Donohue, S. & McNally, C.; (2008) Examination of a Novel Wavelet Based Approach for Bender Element Testing . In: Cannon, E., West, R. & Fanning, P eds. Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland, BRI 2008 Galway, Ireland, , 04-DEC-08 - 05-DEC-08 , pp.435-442 [Details]
Bordallo-Ruiz, A., McNally, C., Caprani, C.C. & O'Brien, E.J.; (2007) Structural reliability of bridges subject to time dependent deterioration . In: B.H.V. Topping eds. 11th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing Malta, , 18-SEP-07 - 21-SEP-07 [Details]
Richardson, M.G. & McNally, C.; (2007) Effective use of corrosion inhibitors in highway structures IABSE Symposium on Improving Infrastructure Worldwide Weimar, , 19-SEP-07 - 21-SEP-07 , pp.516-517 [Details]
Tabaković, A., Sorelli, L.G., Gibney, A., McNally, C. and Gilchrist, M.; (2006) Development of a combined micromechanics and damage mechanics model for the design of asphalt pavements . In: C.G. Armstrong eds. Annual Symposium of the Irish Society for Scientific and Engineering Computation (ISSEC) Symposium Belfast, Northern Ireland, , 19-APR-06 - 20-APR-06 [Details]
Tabakovic, A., Gibney, A., Gilchrist, M.D., McNally, C.; (2006) The Influence of Recycled Asphalt Pavement on 20mm Binder Course Mix Performance . In: NA NiNuallain, A O'Connor, K Gavin eds. 3rd National Symposium on Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland Dublin, , 12-OCT-06 - 13-OCT-06 , pp.287-294 [Details]
Tabaković, A., Gibney, A., Gilchrist, M. McNally, C.; (2006) The Influence of Recycled Asphalt Pavement on 20mm Binder Course Mix Performance 10th International Conference on Asphalt Pavements Quebec City, Canada, , 12-AUG-06 - 17-AUG-06 [Details]
Tabaković, A., Gibney, A., Gilchrist, M. McNally, C.; (2006) Fatigue Resistance of Bituminous Layers Incorporating Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement 5th International Research & Practical Applications Using Wastes & Secondary Materials in Pavement Engineering Liverpool, United Kingdom, , 22-FEB-06 - 23-FEB-06 [Details]
Tabaković, A., McNally, C., Sorelli, L.G, Gibney, A. and Gilchrist, M.; (2006) Development of a combined micromechanics and damage mechanics model for the design of asphalt pavements . In: P. P. Camanho, M. R. Wisnom, F. Pierron eds. Composites Testing and Model Identification Conference Porto, Portugal, , 10-APR-06 - 12-APR-06 [Details]
Tabakovic, A., Gilchrist, M.D., McNally, C. and Gibney, A.; (2006) A Continuum Damage Mechanics Based Constitutive Model for Bituminous Materials . In: NA NiNuallain, A O'Connor, K Gavin eds. Proceedings of 3rd National Symposium on Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland Dublin, , 12-OCT-06 - 13-OCT-06 , pp.223-230 [Details]
Horka, I., McNally, C., Richardson, M.G.; (2006) The Influence of Adiabatic Curing on Early Prediction of Chloride Diffusion Coefficients . In: NA Ni Nuallain, A O'Connor, K Gavin eds. 3rd National Symposium on Bridge Infrastructure Research in Ireland Dublin, , 12-OCT-06 - 13-OCT-06 , pp.215-222 [Details]
McNally, C. & Richardson, M.G.; (2006) Surface Applied Corrosion Inhibitors in Reinforced Concrete Bridges Indicative Performance Envelope . In: NA NiNuallain, A O'Connor, K Gavin eds. 3rd National Symposium on Bridge Infrastructure Research in Ireland Dublin, , 12-OCT-06 - 13-OCT-06 , pp.269-278 [Details]
McNally, C., Richardson, M., Evans, C., & Callanan, T.,; (2005) Determination of chloride diffusion coefficients for use with performance-based specifications Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Global Construction: Ultimate Concrete Opportunities; Application of Codes, Designs and Regulations Dundee, , pp.321-327 [Details]
Richardson, M.G., Grimes, E., McNally, C. Söylev, T.A.; (2005) Significance of the concentration of chloride in the repair of concrete highway structures using surface applied corrosion inhibitors . In: Alexander, M., Beushausen, H.-D., Dehn, F., Moyo, P eds. International Conference on Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting Cape Town, , 21-NOV-05 - 23-NOV-05 , pp.837-842 [Details]
Grimes, E., McNally, C. & Richardson, M.; (2005) Influence of amino alcohol inhibitors on corrosion activity in chloride-contaminated reinforced concrete . In: McNally, C eds. CRI05 Concrete Research in Ireland Dublin, Ireland, , 14-DEC-05 - 15-DEC-05 , pp.109-119 [Details]
Evans, C., Richardson, M.G., Callanan, T., McNally, C. (2004) Determination of chloride diffusion coefficients for use with performance-based specifications . In: Sobczak, Lukas and McNamara, Colm eds. Proceedings of Second Symposium on Bridge Engineering Research in Ireland Belfast, , pp.11-18 [Details]
Hester, D., McNally, C. & Richardson M.G.; (2003) Performance of high alkali slag concretes in the context of alkali-silica reaction Proceedings of the International Conference on the Performance of Construction Materials in the New Millennium Cairo, Egypt, , pp.437-451 [Details]
Hester, D., McNally, C. & Richardson M.G.; (2002) Effectiveness of high slag content in minimising the risk of alkali-silica reaction in concrete bridges Proceedings of First Symposium on Bridge Engineering Research in Ireland Dublin, Ireland, , pp.89-98 [Details]
McNally, C., Richardson, M.G. (2001) Alkali aggregate reaction in Irish concrete: an exploration of the potential existence of a critical alkali threshold . In: Cannon, E.P eds. CRI01 Concrete Research in Ireland Galway, Ireland, , pp.139-146 [Details]
McNally, C. & Richardson, M.G.; (2000) The performance of Irish aggregates in the ultra-accelerated test for alkali-aggregate reactivity with particular reference to chert content Fifth Canmet/ACI International Conference on Durability of Concrete Barcelona, Spain, , pp.437-451 [Details]
         

Dissertations/Theses

McNally, C.,; (2001) Alkali Aggregate Reactivity of Irish Concrete with Particular Reference to Chert. Dissertations/Theses [Details]
                                                                             

Research

Research Interests

Research Interests

* Durability of structural concrete and the influence of secondary materials
* Corrosion in reinforced concrete
* Reliability of concrete structures
* Recycled materials in hot & cold pavement systems
* Geophysical methods for pavement assessment
* Biologically inspired methods for structural engineering design & assessment

Research Projects

Sponsor : EC Framework (FP7)
Title : Training in European asset health management (TEAM)
Start Date / End Date : 01-NOV-09 / 31-OCT-13
Sponsor : National Roads Authority (NRA)
Title : CoRePaSol: Characterization of Advanced Cold-Recycled Bitumen Stabilized Pavement Solutions
Start Date / End Date : 01-JAN-13 / 31-DEC-14
Sponsor : National Roads Authority (NRA)
Title : EARN: Effects on Availability of Road Network
Start Date / End Date : 01-JAN-13 / 01-SEP-15
Sponsor : EC Framework (FP7)
Title : RE ROAD - End of Life Strategies of Asphalt Pavements
Start Date / End Date : 16-JAN-09 / 15-JAN-13
Sponsor : EC Framework (FP7)
Title : Dismantling and Recycling Techniques for Road Materials- Sharing Knowledge and Practices (DIRECT_MAT)
Start Date / End Date : 01-JAN-09 / 31-DEC-11
Sponsor : Enterprise Ireland (EI)
Title : Use of GGBS Concrete Mixes for Aggressive Infrastructural Applications
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-08 / 31-AUG-10
Sponsor : ECOCEM Ireland Ltd.
Title : Use of GGBS Concrete Mixes for Aggressive Infrastructural Applications
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-08 / 31-AUG-10
   

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

Current Postgraduate Students

Azadeh Attari (PhD) - joint supervisor

Tom Doyle (PhD) - joint supervisor

Eanna Fallon (PhD) - joint supervisor 

Michael Fenton (PhD) - joint supervisor 

Aoife Quinn (PhD) - joint supervisor

Zhangli Wang (PhD) - joint supervisor 

         

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

UCD School of Architecture, Landscape & Civil Engineering
Dr Amanda Gibney [RMS Profile]
Prof Eugene O'Brien [RMS Profile]
Dr Mark Richardson [RMS Profile]

UCD School of Electrical, Electronic & Mechanical Engineering
Prof Michael Gilchrist [RMS Profile]

UCD School of Computer Science & Informatics
Dr Michael O'Neill [RMS Profile]

External Collaborators

I am currently coordinator of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network TEAM: Training in European Asset Management. This involves collaborating with:

  • Prof Andy Collop, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Dr Emmanuel Denarie & Prof Eugen Bruehwiler, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Sergio Palma-Lopez, Dr Franziska Schmidt & Bernard Jacob, IFSTTAR, France
  • Dr Alan O'Connor, Trinity College Dublin
  • Claus Pedersen, Ramboll, Denmark
  • Farzin Hosseini, ABM Construction, Dublin
  • Rigobert Opitz, ROC Systemtechnik, Austria