Professor Rebecca Gravina

Rebecca Gravina


Professor, TMR Chair in Structural Engineering


School of Civil Engineering

Areas of research & interest:

  • Built environment
  • Circular economy
  • Sustainability
  • Transport


  • Industry & business solutions
  • Technology solutions
  • Transport

Research Institution:


Professor Rebecca Gravina obtained her PhD in Structural Engineering from the University of Adelaide and prior to joining academia, worked as a consulting Structural Engineer with ARUP. Professor Gravina is an established researcher with over 25 years of experience in academia and consulting engineering. Her research field concerns the long-term performance and durability of reinforced concrete (RC) and prestressed concrete (PC) structures, sustainability of infrastructure, rehabilitation of existing structures with Fibre Reinforced Polymers (FRP), multi-functional self-healing cementitious composites, recycled materials in concrete, and engineering education. Professor Gravina is the Editor in Chief of the Australian Journal of Civil Engineering, Immediate President of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Australian Section, Executive Committee Member of the International Institute for FRP in Construction (IIFC), and Member of the Concrete Institute of Australia.