- Project Leader; Chief Investigator
- Griffith University
Current positions held
Deputy Head of School (Research) – School of Engineering and Built Environment – Griffith University
Associate Professor of Structural Engineering – Cities Research Institute
Dr. Karampour is a Chartered Professional Structural Engineer and a Fellow member of Engineers Australia (FIEAust CPEng NER RPEQ RPEng). He holds the position of Deputy Head of School (Research) and Associate Professor of Structural Engineering at Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment. With over 20 years of experience, he has been actively involved in the design and construction of residential and industrial mid-rise and high-rise buildings, portal frames, storage racks, and concrete reservoirs in Australia and overseas. His expertise extends to designing structures to withstand wind and earthquake actions. Dr. Karampour’s extensive knowledge and skills enable him to provide expert services to the industry, including modelling, analysis, and certification of designs. Additionally, he contributes to the development of new products in the field of structural engineering.
Dr. Karampour’s involvement in the ARC Advance Timber Hub is to lead an interdisciplinary research team of academics and practitioners and assist industry partners in designing lightweight, mass-timber, and hybrid-composite long-span timber floors and structures. The objective is to create structures that are structurally optimized, aesthetically pleasing, have a low carbon footprint, satisfy occupants’ comfort in terms of vibration and acoustic performance, meet fire safety requirements, and can be predominantly produced using DfMA (Design for Manufacture and Assembly).
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