A/PROF Peter Ashford

A/PROF Peter Ashford


  • Concrete in marine environments
  • High performance industrial ground slabs
  • Innovative construction systems
  • Steel fibre reinforced industrial pavements
  • Structural modifications to existing buildings



  • Peter Ashford is a graduate of The University of Melbourne and has been lecturing in the Faculty since 1974. He has worked extensively in the building and construction industry, managing his own firm, and in the capacity of a building consultant. In 1977 he received the FE Crowle Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence from the Australian Institute of Building.

    Peter Ashford's research interests include high performance industrial ground slabs, timber engineering design, structural modifications to existing buildings, and the buildability and protection of reinforced concrete structures.


Member of

  • Concrete Institute of Australia. Member 2003 -
  • Engineers Australia. Associate membership 2003 -
  • Australian Institute of Building. Chartered Builder 1967 -


Selected publications



Education and training

  • BBldg, University of Melbourne 1972

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Building, 2004
  • Universitas 21 Fellowship for excellence in teaching 2003, Universitas 21, 2003
  • F.E.Crowle Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching, Australian Institute of Building, 1998
  • Australian Institute of Building Chapter medal, Australian Institute of Building, 1970