Jonny Nilimaa
Jonny Nilimaa

Jonny Nilimaa

Associate Senior Lecturer
Luleå University of Technology
Structural Engineering
Structural and Fire Engineering
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
+46 (0)920 491576
F956 Luleå

Jonny Nilimaa is working as an associate lecturer in Structural Engineering. He graduated in 2015 on strengthening and upgrading of existing concrete bridges. Current research projects involve thermal cracking in young concrete, environmental assessments of concrete structures, structural health monitoring and inspection of existing structures. He is also teaching in undergraduate and third cycle courses, as well as supervision of master thesis projects.

Research Interests

  • Monitoring and Assessment of Existing Structures
  • Repair, Strengthening and Upgrading
  • Concrete Bridges
  • Prestressing and Posttensioning

Professional Expertise

  • Design of concrete structures
  • Design and implementation of strengthening systems
  • Project management
  • Monitoring and assessment
  • Field testing

Activities and Projects

Related links


Article in journal

Concrete Construction (2020)

How to Explore Environmental and Economic Sustainability in Cold Climates
Chen. S, Lu. W, Olofsson. T, Dehghanimohammadabadi. M, Emborg. M, Nilimaa. J, et al.
Sustainability, Vol. 12, nr. 9
Article in journal

Validation of a numerical method for predicting shear deformation of reinforced concrete beams (2019)

Huang. Z, Tu. Y, Meng. S, Bagge. N, Nilimaa. J, Blanksvärd. T
Engineering structures, Vol. 197
Chapter in book

Assessment and Loading to Failure of Three Swedish RC Bridges (2018)

Nilimaa. J, Sabau. C, Bagge. N, Puurula. A, Sas. G, Blanksvärd. T, et al.
Part of: Evaluation of Concrete Bridge Behavior through Load Testing
Conference paper

Bridges tested to failure in Sweden (2018)

Täljsten. B, Blanksvärd. T, Sas. G, Bagge. N, Nilimaa. J, Popescu. C, et al.
Part of: IABSE Conference 2018 – Engineering the Past, to Meet the Needs of the FutureJune 25-27 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2018
Conference paper

Lessons Learnt from Full-Scale Tests of Bridges in Croatia and Sweden (2018)

Duvnjak. I, Bartolak. M, Nilimaa. J, Sas. G, Blanksvärd. T, Täljsten. B, et al.
Part of: IABSE Symposium, Nantes 2018, Tomorrow's Megastructures, International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering, 2018, S23-127