A/Prof Sabaratnam Prathapan

BEng, MEngSc, BBus, DipTeach

Associate Professor - Civil Engineering


  • Structural Engineering
  • Steel Design
  • Concrete Design
  • Road and Traffic Engineering
  • Hydraulics
  • Geomechanics
  • Soil Mechanics

Selected publications

  • ‘Ductile Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete’ Thesis, June 1985.
  • ‘Introduction of New Technology in a Small Community Based Institute’ Journal of Engineering Education in South Ease Asia, March 1987.
  • ‘Ductility in Reinforced Concrete’ Construction News, February, March 1987.
  • Report ‘Sampling techniques for Street Lighting’ Prathapan S., Breeze G. Nov 1987.
  • ‘Particle Board in the Tropics’ Prathapan S., Hill W. Construction News April 1988.
  • ‘Economy, Technology and Human Values in Engineering Education’ Regional Conference on Engineering Education, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia June 1988.
  • ‘Professionalism in Sri Lanka’ Seminar on Multiculturalism, Darwin June 1990.
  • ‘Engineering Workforce and the Institution of Engineers’ Towards 2000. Seminar, Association of Metallurgist, Darwin November 1990.
  • ‘Award Restructuring and Articulated Engineering Education’ Australasian Association for Institutional Research (AAIR) Melbourne, October 1991.
  • ‘Articulated Engineering Education for the Future’ Australasian Engineering Education Conference, Christchurch, NZ, December 1991.
  • ‘A Future Model for a Vocational Training and Education Institution’ What future for Technical & vocational Education & Training, International Conference, National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Melbourne December 1992.
  • ‘VET – A Necessity for Economic Development’ National Conference on positioning for a Prospective Future, Tennant Creek NT, September 1998.

Membership of professional organisations


T: +61 8 8946 6365
E: sabaratnam.prathapan@cdu.edu.au
F: +61 8 8946 6680

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