Journals

Aug 2018 Measuring the Effective Young's Modulus of Structural Silicone Sealant in Moment-Resisting Glazing Joints Construction & Building Materials Adam D. Lee, P. Shepherd, Mark C. Evernden & David Metcalfe Construction & Building Materials, 181, pp510-526, (2018)
doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.06.038
Aug 2018 An Analytical Failure Envelope for the Design of Textile Reinforced Concrete Shells Will Hawkins, John Orr, Tim Ibell & Paul Shepherd Structures, 15, pp56-65, (2018)
doi:10.1016/j.istruc.2018.06.001
Feb 2018 Optimizing the Architectural Layouts and Technical Specifications of Curtain Walls to Minimize Use of Aluminium Adam D. Lee, P. Shepherd, Mark C. Evernden & David Metcalfe Structures, 13, pp8-25, (2018)
doi:10.1016/j.istruc.2017.10.004
July 2017 Aerial Additive Building Manufacturing: Three-dimensional Printing of Polymer Structures using Drones Barrie Dams, Sina Sareh, Ketao Zhang, Paul Shepherd, Mirko Kovac & Richard J. Ball Proc. ICE - Construction Materials, In Press, (2017)
doi:10.1680/jcoma.17.00013
May 2017 Optimizing the Cross-Sectional Shapes of Extruded Aluminium Structural Members for Unitized Curtain Wall Facades Adam D. Lee, P. Shepherd, Mark C. Evernden & David Metcalfe Structures, 10, pp147-156, (2017)
doi:10.1016/j.istruc.2017.03.002
Mar 2017 From a Weightless Bent Wire Coat Hanger to Shell Structures Via the Beltrami Stress Tensor Samar Malek, Allan McRobie, Paul Shepherd & Chris Williams Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures, 58(1), pp39-50, (2017)
doi:10.20898/j.iass.2017.191.839
Dec 2016 A State of the Art Review of Flexible Concrete Formwork Technologies W. J. Hawkins, M. Herrmann, T. J. Ibell, B. Kromoser, A. Michaelski, J. J. Orr, R. Pedreschi, A. Pronk, H. R. Schipper, P. Shepherd, D. Veenendaal, R. Wansdronk & M. West Concrete Structures, 17(6), pp911-935, (2016)
doi:10.1002/suco.201600117
Oct 2016 Meta-Parametric Design J. Harding & P. Shepherd Design Studies, 52, pp73-95, (2017)
doi:10.1016/j.destud.2016.09.005
Sept 2015 Applying dynamic relaxation techniques to form-find and manufacture curve-crease folded panels S. Bhooshan, V. Bhooshan, M. Sayed, S. Chandra, P. Richens & P. Shepherd Simulation : Trans. Soc. Modeling and Simulation Int., 91(9), pp773-786, (2015)
doi:10.1177/0037549715599849
Aug 2015 The effective length of columns in multi-storey frames A. Webber, J.J. Orr, P. Shepherd & K. Crothers Engineering Structures, 102, pp132-143, (2015)
doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2015.07.039
July 2015 Optimisation of cross-section of actively bent grid shells with strength and geometric compatibility constraints B. D'Amico, A. Kermani, H. Zhang, P. Shepherd & C.J.K. Williams Computers & Structures, 154, pp163-176, (2015)
doi:10.1016/j.compstruc.2015.04.006
Dec 2012 The Case for Subdivision Surfaces in Building Design P. Shepherd & P.Richens Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures, 53(4), pp237-245, (2012)
ISSN 1028-365X
Sep 2011 Aviva Stadium: A parametric success P. Shepherd, R. Hudson & D. Hines International Journal of Architectural Computing, 9(2), pp167-185, (2011)
doi:10.1260/1478-0771.9.2.167
Sep 2011 Aviva Stadium: A case study in integrated parametric design R. Hudson, P. Shepherd & D. Hines International Journal of Architectural Computing, 9(2), pp187-202, (2011)
doi:10.1260/1478-0771.9.2.187
Aug 2011 A Mathematician's Apogee P. Shepherd Mathematics Today, 47(4), pp166-171, (2011)
ISSN 1361-2042
Jun 2011 On the Buckling of Axially Restrained Steel Columns in Fire P.G. Shepherd & I.W. Burgess Engineering Structures, 33(10), pp2832-2838, (2011)
doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2011.06.007
Feb 2011 Aviva Stadium - the use of parametric modelling in structural design Paul Shepherd The Structural Engineer, 89(3), pp28-34 (2011)
ISSN 1466-5123
May 1998 The Effect of Axial Restraint on the Fire Resistance of Steel Columns Faris Ali
Paul Shepherd
Michael Randall
Ian Simms
David O'Connor
Ian Burgess
J. Constructional Steel Research, 46:1-3, pp305-306, Paper 177 (1998)
doi:10.1016/S0143-974X(98)80036-9
 
 

Book Chapters

April 2014 Subdivision Surfaces Paul Shepherd in "Shell Structures" by Sigrid Adriaenssens, Philippe Block, Diederik Veenendaal & Chris Williams Routledge, pp295-298, (2014)
ISBN 978-0-415-84059-0
Oct 2010 British Museum Great Court Chris Williams & Paul Shepherd in "The New Mathematics of Architecture" by Jane Burry & Mark Burry Thames & Hudson, pp122-125, (2010)
ISBN 978-0-500-34264-0
 
 

Academic Conferences

July 2018 Geometry Optimization of Space Frame Structures for Joint Modularity Antiopi Koronaki, Paul Shepherd & Mark Evernden IASS Symposium 2018 - Creativity in Structural Design Boston, USA
July 2018 Prototyping and Load Testing of Thin-shell Concrete Floors Will Hawkins, John Orr, Paul Shepherd, Tim Ibell & Ian Benford IASS Symposium 2018 - Creativity in Structural Design Boston, USA
July 2018 Inventory-constrained Structural Design: New Objectives and Optimization Techniques Aurimas Bukauskas, Paul Shepherd, Pete Walker, Bhavna Sharma & Julie Bregulla IASS Symposium 2018 - Creativity in Structural Design Boston, USA
July 2018 A New Conceptual Design Optimization Tool for Frame Structures Linwei He, Matthew Gilbert, Paul Shepherd, Jun Ye, Antiopi Koronaki, Helen Fairclough, Buick Davison, Andy Tyas, Jacek Gondzio, Alemseged Weldeyesus IASS Symposium 2018 - Creativity in Structural Design Boston, USA
September 2017 Shell Design Considerations for 3D Printing with Drones Paul Shepherd & Chris Williams IASS Symposium 2017 - Interfaces Hamburg, Germany
September 2017 Thin-shell Textile-reinforced Concrete Floors for Sustainable Buildings Will Hawkins, John Orr, Paul Shepherd, Tim Ibell & Julie Bregulla IASS Symposium 2017 - Interfaces Hamburg, Germany
September 2017 Prestressed Gridshell Structures Mats Ander, Alexander Sehlstrom, Paul Shepherd & Chris Williams IASS Symposium 2017 - Interfaces Hamburg, Germany
September 2017 Layout Optimization of Space Frame Structures Antiopi Koronaki, Paul Shepherd & Mark Evernden IASS Symposium 2017 - Interfaces Hamburg, Germany
September 2017 Form-Fitting Strategies for Diversity-Tolerant Design Aurimas Bukauskas, Paul Shepherd, Peter Walker, Bhavna Sharma & Julie Bregulla IASS Symposium 2017 - Interfaces Hamburg, Germany
September 2017 Computational Layout Design Optimization of Frame Structures Jun Ye, Paul Shepherd, Linwei He, Matthew Gilbert, Buick Davison, Jacek Gondzio, Alem Weldeyesus & Helen Fairclough IASS Symposium 2017 - Interfaces Hamburg, Germany
September 2017 Cases of Lightweight Structures in Polar Environments Jessica Fernandoy-Bak, Julian Christ, Paul Shepherd & Holger Koss IASS Symposium 2017 - Interfaces Hamburg, Germany
September 2017 A Grid Generation Procedure for the Design of Single-layer Free-form Structures Jun Ye, Boqing Gao, Paul Shepherd, Jurgen Becque & Iman Hajirasouliha IASS Symposium 2017 - Interfaces Hamburg, Germany
September 2017 Aerial additive building manufacturing of 3D printed cementitious structures Barrie Dams, Yuanhui Wu, Paul Shepherd & Richard Ball 37th Cement & Concrete Science 2017 London, UK
April 2017 Developing an innovative lightweight concrete flooring system for sustainable buildings Will Hawkins, John Orr, Tim Ibell & Paul Shepherd IABSE 2017 Bath, UK
doi:10.2749/222137817821233233
April 2017 Computational Form-Fitting with Non-Standard Structural Elements Aurimas Bukauskas, Paul Shepherd, Pete Walker, Bhavna Sharma & Julie Bregulla IABSE 2017 Bath, UK
doi:10.2749/222137817821232946
September 2016 Using the Arup BIM maturity measure to demonstrate BIM implementation in practice Ammar Azouz, Alexander Copping, Paul Shepherd & Andrew Duncan ARCOM 2016 Manchester, UK
August 2016 Fabric Formed Concrete: Physical modelling for assessment of digital form finding methods Will Hawkins, John Orr, Paul Shepherd & Tim Ibell 11th FIB Symposium Tokyo, Japan
July 2016 Fast, Accurate and Sparse, Automatic Facade Reconstruction From Unstructured Ground Laser-scans Kwamina Edum-Fotwe, Paul Shepherd, Matthew Brown, Dan Harper & Richard Dinnis SIGGRAPH 2016 Anaheim, USA
doi:10.1145/2945078.2945123
July 2016 Quick, Unconstrained, Approximate L-Shape Method Kwamina Edum-Fotwe, Paul Shepherd, Matthew Brown, Dan Harper & Richard Dinnis SIGGRAPH 2016 Anaheim, USA
doi:10.1145/2945078.2945163
June 2016 The Emergence Of Building Information Modelling Assessment Methods (BIM-AMs) Ammar Azzouz, Paul Shepherd & Alexander Copping Integrated Design Conference Bath, UK
Sept 2015 Multi-objective Optimisation of Building Geometry for Energy Consumption and View Quality Zack Xuereb Conti, Paul Shepherd & Paul Richens eCAADe 2015 Vienna, Austria
Aug 2015 Rapid Processing of 3D Colour Point Clouds for 3D Printing Paul Shepherd & John Tredinnick IASS Symposium 2015 - Future Visions Amsterdam, Netherlands
Aug 2015 On the Benefits of a Parametric Approach to Stadium Design Paul Shepherd IASS Symposium 2015 - Future Visions Amsterdam, Netherlands
April 2015 SmartBuildingAnalyser: A parametric early-stage analysis tool for multi-objective building design James Ramsden, Trevor Keeling, Paul Shepherd, Andy Shea & Shrikant Sharma CIBSE Technical Symposium 2015 London, UK
May 2014 Designing with Discrete Geometry Katrin Jonas, Alan Penn & Paul Shepherd CAADRIA 2014 - Rethinking Comprehensive Design Kyoto, Japan
March 2014 Modelling and Optimisation of Holistic Building Performance James Ramsden, Paul Shepherd, Shrikant Sharma, Andy Shea & Simon Wright COLEB 2014 Zurich, Switzerland
Oct 2013 From Generic to Specific: Prototyping a Computational Growth Model Katrin Jonas, Pablo Kobayashi & Paul Shepherd Design Modelling Symposium Berlin 2013 Berlin, Germany
ISBN 978-3-89462-243-5
Sept 2013 Topology Optimisation of Algorithmically Generated Space Frames Paul Shepherd & Will Pearson IASS Symposium 2013 - Beyond the limits of Man Wroclaw, Poland
ISBN 978-83-7493-787-0
Apr 2013 HeritageVista: Informative, Personalised and Engaging Visitor Experiences Elliot Matthew, John Tredinnick, Eamon O'Neill, Paul Richens & Paul Shepherd Blended Interaction: Envisioning Future Collaborative Interactive Spaces Workshop at ACM CHI Paris, France
ISBN 978-1-4503-1899-0
Sept 2012 Thinking Topologically at Early Stage Parametric Design John Harding, Sam Joyce, Paul Shepherd & Chris Williams Advances in Architectural Geometry 2012 Paris, France
ISBN 978-3709112502
June 2012 Intuitive Interactive Form Finding of Optimised Fabric-Cast Concrete Andreas Bak, Paul Shepherd & Paul Richens 2nd International Conference on Flexible Formwork Bath, UK
ISBN 978-0861971862
Oct 2011 Performance Based Interactive Analysis Odysseas Georgiou, Paul Richens & Paul Shepherd Design Modelling Symposium Berlin 2011 Berlin, Germany
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23435-4_14
Sept 2011 The Benefits of Subdivision Surfaces for Complex Geometry Paul Shepherd 7th International Seminar of the IASS Structural Morphology Group London, UK
Sept 2011 Subdivision Surfaces for Integrated Design, Analysis and Optimisation Paul Shepherd & Paul Richens IABSE-IASS Symposium 2011 - Taller, Longer, Lighter London, UK
ISBN 978-0-7079-7122-3
Sept 2011 Structural Form Finding using Zero-Length Springs with Dynamic Mass John Harding & Paul Shepherd IABSE-IASS Symposium 2011 - Taller, Longer, Lighter London, UK
ISBN 978-0-7079-7122-3
Sept 2011 Geometry Optimisation for Adaptable Lightweight Structures in Remote Areas Jessica Fernandoy, Paul Shepherd & Paul Richens IABSE-IASS Symposium 2011 - Taller, Longer, Lighter London, UK
ISBN 978-0-7079-7122-3
Sept 2011 Computation and geometry in structural design and analysis Roel van De Straat, Paul Shepherd & Pete Winslow IABSE-IASS Symposium 2011 - Taller, Longer, Lighter London, UK
ISBN 978-0-7079-7122-3
Nov 2010 Inclusive Data Visualisation:
A Multidisciplinary Approach
Hua Dong, Gordon Barr, Elizabeth Blackburn, Melissa Grant, Paul Piwek, Paul Shepherd, Nick Collins The 3rd International Conference for Universal Design Hamamatsu, Japan
Nov 2009 Digital Architectonics - A Framework for Facade Optimisation Paul Shepherd facade2009 - Facade Technologies Detmold, Germany
ISBN 978-3-939349-09-9
Sept 2009 Subdivision Surface Modelling for Architecture Paul Shepherd
Paul Richens
IASS Symposium 2009 - Evolution and Trends in Design, Analysis and Construction of Shell and Spatial Structures Valencia, Spain
doi:10251/7066/
Sept 2009 Digital Architectonics in Practice Paul Shepherd 27th eCAADe Conference - Computation: The New Realm of Architectural Design Istanbul, Turkey
ISBN 978-0-9541183-8-9
Dec 2007 Parametric Definition of Lansdowne Road Stadium Paul Shepherd
Roly Hudson
IASS Symposium 2007 - Structural Architecture Venice, Italy
June 2005 Application of Large-scale Layout Optimization Techniques in Structural Engineering Practice Matthew Gilbert
Wael Darwich
Andy Tyas
Paul Shepherd
6th World Congress of Structural & Multidisciplinary Optimization Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
ISBN 978-85-285-0070-7
May 1998 The Effect of Axial Restraint on the Fire Resistance of Steel Columns Faris Ali
Paul Shepherd
Michael Randall
Ian Simms
David O'Connor
Ian Burgess
Second World Conference on Constructional Steel Design San Sebastian, Spain
ISBN 978-00-8042-997-1
Sept 1997 The Performance in Fire of Restrained Steel Columns in Multi-Storey Construction P.G. Shepherd
I.W. Burgess
R.J. Plank
D.J. O'Connor
The Fourth International Kerensky Conference on Structures in the New Millennium Hong Kong
ISBN 978-90-5410-898-3
 
 

Industry Conferences

  Oct 2007 Shaping Stadia David Hines
Paul Shepherd
Shape To Fabrication 2 London Metropolitan University, UK
  Nov 2005 Modelling of Fire Tests into the Effect of Axial Restraint on Steel Columns Paul Shepherd NAFEMS Simulation vs. Test Seminar EMPower Conference Centre, Nottingham
  April 2005 Textiles, Composites and Other-Things in Construction Shrikant Sharma
Paul Shepherd
Engineering Textiles Workshop University of Nottingham, UK
  March 2006 Linking Geometry to Fabrication Paul Shepherd IABSE British Group's 3rd Annual Young Engineers Conference The Building Centre, London
 
 

Online

Feb 2016 We could 3D print buildings using robots and drones - here's how Paul Shepherd The Conversation  
 
 

Thesis

June 1999 The Performance in Fire of Restrained Columns in Steel-Framed Construction P.G. Shepherd PhD Thesis University of Sheffield

 
 

Erdos Number = 7

DOI Reference Paul Shepherd co-authored with Ian Burgess 'On the Buckling of Axially Restrained Steel Columns in Fire', Engineering Structures, 33(10), 2011, pp2832-2838.
DOI Reference Ian Burgess co-authored with M. Levinson 'A Comparison of Some Simple Constitutive Relations for Slightly Compressible Rubberlike Solids', Int. J. Mech. Sci., 13 (1971), pp 563-572.
DOI Reference M. Levinson co-authored with Geoffrey F. Chew 'Dual Feynman rules - topological asymptotic freedom', Z. Phys. C 20 (1983), No. 1, pp19-26.
DOI Reference Geoffrey F. Chew co-authored with Yoichiro Nambu 'Application of dispersion relations to low-energy meson-nucleon scattering', Phys. Rev. (2) 106 (1957), pp1337-1344.
DOI Reference Yoichiro Nambu co-authored with Peter G. O. Freund 'Broken SU(3)(X)SU(3)(X)SU(3)(X)SU(3) symmetry of strong interactions', Phys. Rev. Lett. 12 (1964) pp714-717.
DOI Reference Peter G. O. Freund co-authored with Irving Kaplansky 'Simple supersymmetries', J. Mathematical Phys. 17 (1976), No. 2, pp228-231.
DOI Reference Irving Kaplansky co-authored with Paul Erdos 'The asymptotic number of Latin rectangles', Amer. J. Math. 68, (1946). pp230-236.
 
 

Bacon Number = 5

  Paul Shepherd appeared on DVD with Lucie Green 'Geometry In The Real World', Maths On Screen, (2013).
  Lucie Green appeared on TV with Patrick Moore 'The Sky at Night', Episode #716 Venus and the Midnight Sun,(2012).
  Patrick Moore appeared on film with Kate Moss 'Original Copies', (1999).
  Kate Moss appeared on film with Colin Firth 'Blackadder Back & Forth', (1999).
  Colin Firth appeared on film with Kevin Bacon 'Where the Truth Lies', (2005).