DR. J.D. Holmes
john.holmes[at]jdhconsult.com
P.O. Box 369 Mentone Vic 3194 Australia.
DR. J.D. HOLMES Dr. John Holmes is Director, JDH Consulting. He was previously at James Cook University, Townsville for seven years, and CSIRO, Divisions of Building Research, and Building, Construction and Engineering for fourteen years, reaching the level of Chief Research Scientist. He was also a Principal Research Fellow at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia and a Visiting Professor at several North American universities. He has been engaged in research, testing and consulting in wind loads and wind effects since 1969. He was actively involved in the writing of Australian Standards AS1170.2 and AS/NZS1170.2 (Wind loads) and AS3995 (Design of steel lattice towers and masts), and is the author of a book on wind loading of structures. He is an adviser to ESDU International PLC of London, publishers of comprehensive engineering design guides, and was an advisor to the Technical Committee on Wind Loading of Malaysia. He was the Regional Coordinator Asia-Australasia, International Association of Wind Engineering (IAWE). and is currently Editor-in- Chief of the international journal 'Wind and Structures'. Dr. Holmes was awarded a Fulbright Senior Fellowship, for research at Texas Tech University in 1989, the Warren Medal by the Institution of Engineers in 1990, a Research Fellowship by the Japan Society for Promotion of Science, for research at Kyoto University in 1996, and the John P. Laborde Visiting Chair at Louisiana State University in 2003. In 2011 he was awarded an IAWE Senior Award (Davenport Medal) by the International Association for Wind Engineering He is a Fellow and Chartered Professional Engineer of the Institution of Engineers, Australia. He is a life member of the Australasian Wind Engineering Society (AWES), and was the founding Chairman of the AWES from 1984 to 1987. >Involvement with Major structures Dr. Holmes has advised on wind loads, or conducted wind-tunnel tests,for many major structures. >Some of these are : West Gate Bridge (Melbourne) CityCorp Building (New York) Australia Stadium Sydney (ANZ Stadium) Docklands Stadium Melbourne (Etihad Stadium) Melbourne Rectangular Stadium (AAMI Stadium) My Thuan Bridge (Vietnam) Baram Bridge (Malaysia) Macau Tower (China) Jade Stadium Christchurch (New Zealand) Chevron site redevelopment, Gold Coast (Australia) Wembley Stadium redevelopment, London (UK) Pluto and Gorgon LNG plants (Western Australia)
2 books and 2 chapters in books. "Wind Loading on Structures" by J.D. Holmes Fourth edition available iate in 2020 "A Guide to AS/NZS1170.2:2002 - Wind actions" by J.D. Holmes and A.B.King published by Warreen Publishing, 100refereed journal publications and discussions 150 refereed conference papers 150 unpublished workshop and seminar publications 300 internal and consulting reports
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DR. J.D. Holmes
DR. J.D. HOLMES Dr. John Holmes is Director, JDH Consulting. He was previously at James Cook University, Townsville for seven years, and CSIRO, Divisions of Building Research, and Building, Construction and Engineering for fourteen years, reaching the level of Chief Research Scientist. He was also a Principal Research Fellow at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia and a Visiting Professor at several North American universities. He has been engaged in research, testing and consulting in wind loads and wind effects since 1969. He was actively involved in the writing of Australian Standards AS1170.2 and AS/NZS1170.2 (Wind loads) and AS3995 (Design of steel lattice towers and masts), and is the author of a book on wind loading of structures. He is an adviser to ESDU International PLC of London, publishers of comprehensive engineering design guides, and was an advisor to the Technical Committee on Wind Loading of Malaysia. He was the Regional Coordinator Asia-Australasia, International Association of Wind Engineering (IAWE). and is currently Editor-in- Chief of the international journal 'Wind and Structures'. Dr. Holmes was awarded a Fulbright Senior Fellowship, for research at Texas Tech University in 1989, the Warren Medal by the Institution of Engineers in 1990, a Research Fellowship by the Japan Society for Promotion of Science, for research at Kyoto University in 1996, and the John P. Laborde Visiting Chair at Louisiana State University in 2003. In 2011 he was awarded an IAWE Senior Award (Davenport Medal) by the International Association for Wind Engineering He is a Fellow and Chartered Professional Engineer of the Institution of Engineers, Australia. He is a life member of the Australasian Wind Engineering Society (AWES), and was the founding Chairman of the AWES from 1984 to 1987. >Involvement with Major structures Dr. Holmes has advised on wind loads, or conducted wind-tunnel tests,for many major structures. >Some of these are : West Gate Bridge (Melbourne) CityCorp Building (New York) Australia Stadium Sydney (ANZ Stadium) Docklands Stadium Melbourne (Etihad Stadium) Melbourne Rectangular Stadium (AAMI Stadium) My Thuan Bridge (Vietnam) Baram Bridge (Malaysia) Macau Tower (China) Jade Stadium Christchurch (New Zealand) Chevron site redevelopment, Gold Coast (Australia) Wembley Stadium redevelopment, London (UK) Pluto and Gorgon LNG plants (Western Australia)
john.holmes[at]jdhconsult.com
P.O. Box 369 Mentone Vic 3194 Australia.
Publications: 2 books and 2 chapters in books. "Wind Loading on Structures" by J.D. Holmes Fourth edition available iate in 2020 "A Guide to AS/NZS1170.2:2002 - Wind actions" by J.D. Holmes and A.B.King published by Warreen Publishing, Melbourne in July 2005 100refereed journal publications and discussions 150 refereed conference papers 150 unpublished workshop and seminar publications 300 internal and consulting reports