Geotechnical Engineering

6048222846
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Geotechnical earthquake engineering, static and dynamic liquefaction and its effects on geosystems, laboratory testing of soils, development of numerical tools, case-history based approaches for developing knowledge

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Micromechanics of internal erosion, triaxial-permeability testing, internal erosion of earth dams and their foundations, grain shape and the strength of sands, geosynthetics for soil stabilization, slope stability in engineering practice, debris flow travel distance

6048220929
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Soil dynamics, seismic response and liquefaction, analytical and computer methods, offshore structures, centrifuge modelling.

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Field and laboratory characterization of soils for geotechnical engineering design, ground improvement, foundation engineering.

6048221820
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Emerging contaminants; Contaminant fate and transport; Environmental assessment; Stormwater, Mine leachate, Water-soil/sediment treatment; Sustainable remediation technology; Landfill and leachate management; Sewage-sludge/biosolid management; Waste-to-resources processes; Water distribution pipe corrosion control.

6048220581
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Ground improvement methods, specially GI by Dynamic Compaction; application of high speed photography in geotechnical research; geotechnical physical modelling

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Geotechnical and earthquake engineering for design

Construction and retrofit/remediation of transportation infrastructures

Water and wastewater facilities, water retention dams, and mine tailings dams.

6048223279
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Theoretical and computational geomechanics, constitutive modeling of engineering materials, physics and mechanics of granular materials, geotechnical earthquake engineering, static and dynamic soil-structure interaction.

6048225112
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Response of soils under earthquake loading with particular emphasis on liquefaction of silts; Advanced Soil Pipe Interaction Research (ASPIReTM) program with physical modeling to solve pipeline engineering problems; and advanced laboratory geomaterial characterization research to solve earthquake geotechnical engineering problems.