Mark Batchelar

Mark Batchelar

Mark Batchelar      Principal

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) NZ 1972
  • Master of Engineering (Civil) NZ 1973
  • Fellow of Institution of Professional Engineers NZ (FIPENZ)
  • Member of Institution of Engineers Australia (CPEng Aust)
  • Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng)
Professional
Involvement
:
  • NZ Timber Certification Board Member representing the Institution of Professional Engineers NZ, elected 1997 and continuing
  • IPENZ Professional Membership interviewer
  • Pacific Timber Engineering Conference ’84 & ’99 Member of Organising Committee
  • NZ Structural Engineering Society (SESOC) Management Committee, elected 2002 & continuing (President 2009-2010)
  • IPENZ’02 Representative on NZ Standard 3603 “Timber Structures Standard” Amendment Committee
  • IPENZ’03 Representative on NZ Standard DZ 3622 Committee: “Verification of Timber Properties”
  • IPENZ’03 Representative on NZ Standard 3603 “Timber Structures Standard” Review Committee
  • BRANZ Appointed to Building Research Board of Directors (IPENZ representative (2005-2007)
  • World Conference on Timber Engineering 2012, Management Committee.
Design Awards:
  • 1986 SETMA Timber Design Award
    • 10,000sq.m. triboard Mill, Kaitaia, NZ
  • 1989 SETMA Timber Design Award
    • Bowens Timber and Hardware Store, Melbourne, Australia
  • 1993 SETMA Timber Design Award
    • Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club Project, Hong Kong
  • 2002 Australian Timber Design Award
    • “Best Use of Timber Engineering” to Melbourne Holy Trinity Church
  • 2003 Finalist Origin Timber Design Award for Grand Hyatt Hotel Dubai
  • 2010 NZ Wood Timber Design Awards for Ruby’s Restaurant Abu Dhabi
    • Winner “Clever wood solutions”
    • Highly commended “Commercial Engineering Excellence”.
  • 2013 New Zealand Engineering Excellence Award Winner: “Cored Timber Rounds (TTT MultiPoles)”
Publications:
  • “Improved Plywood Gussets for Timber Portal Frames”
    • Pacific Timber Engineering Conference, Auckland, NZ, 1984
  • “Multi-bay Timber Portal Construction”
    • Pacific Timber Engineering Conference, Auckland, NZ, 1989
  • “New Zealand Engineered Timber in Overseas Markets”
    • IPENZ Conference, Auckland, NZ, 1991
  • “Composite Plywood and Steel Gusset Plates for Moment Resisting Joints in Timber Frames”
    • M.L. Batchelar and R.D.Hunt
      International Timber Engineering Conference, London, UK, 1991
  • “Full Scale Bolted Joint Tests for Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club Project”
    • M.L. Batchelar and R.D.Hunt
      Pacific Timber Engineering Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 1994
  • “Glue-laminated Timber Roof Structures for Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club, Clubhouse Development”
    • Australasian Structural Engineering Conference, Sydney, Australia, 1994
  • “Structural Joints in Glulam”
    • M.L. Batchelar and K.A.McIntosh
    • World Conference on Timber Engineering,Montreux, Switzerland, 1998
  • “CCCAS Youtd Centre Kanana Fou – Case Study”
    • Pacific Timber Engineering Conference, Rotorua, NZ, 1999
  • ” New Zealand Radiata Pine and Timber Grading Methods”
    • SESOC Journal Vol. 15 No.1 2002
  • “Timber Frame Moment Joints with Glued-In Steel Rods – A Designer’s Perspective”
    • World Conference on Timber Engineering, Portland, USA, 2006
  • “Full-strength round timber pole conneciton using annular grooves”
    • Morris, H., Batchelar, M., Teh, K.
    • World Conference on Timber Engineering, Miyzaki, Japan, 2008.
  • “Moment joints in Timber Frames Using Glued-In Steel Rods: Experimental Investigation of Long-Term Performance”.
    • Fragiacomo, M., Batchelar, M.
    • World conference on Timber Engineering, Riva del Garda, Italy, 2010.
  • “Timber Frame Moment Joints with Glued-In Steel Rods: I: Design
    • Massimo Fragiacomo, Mark Batchelar
    • Journal of Structural Engineering © ASCE June 2012
  • “TImber Frame Moment Joints with Glued-In Steel Rods: II: Experimental Investigation of Long-Term Performance
    • Massimo Fragiacomo, Mark Batchelar
    • Journal of Structural Engineering © ASCE June 2012
  • “Structures Using Hollow Timber Poles”
    Mark Batchelar, Michael Newcombe
    Australasian Structural Engineering Conference, Auckland, NZ, July 2014

 

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