Academic and research staff

Majid Sedighi – Group lead and Senior Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering

William Craig – Emeritus Reader in Engineering

Negin Ghaemi  – Research Associate

Mojgan Hadi Mosleh – Lecturer in Geo-environmental Engineering

Amanda Lea-Langton – Lecturer in Bioenergy Engineering

Domenico Lombardi – Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering

Mohd Ahmad Syed – Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering

PhD researchers

Yasser Al-towaijri
Modelling climate change impact on high-speed rail embankment.

Mathieu Augustin
Seismic risk assessment of UK nuclear reactors.

Suleyman Bulbul
Advances in coupled hydraulic and mechanical behaviour of clays under thermal effects.

Tian Chen
Effect of thermo-chemical processes on microstructure swelling in clays.

Weiqiang Chen
Relating single-pore mechanisms to pore-scale processes in porous media by molecular-level simulations.

Ruofeng Feng
Modelling internal erosion processes in porous materials by means of the Smoothed-particle hydrodynamics (SPH).

Linhua He
Thermo-hydro-chemical and mechanical behaviour of bentonite clays for use as plugs in abandonments.

Stephen Irinyemi Ayanfe
Development of a probabilistic seismic risk assessment framework for dams in West-Africa.

Bashar Ismael
Seismic performance of pile-supported structures in liquefiable soils. 

Jorge Arturo Mendoza Ulloa
Lateral Soil-Structure Interaction of piled foundations in carbonate soils.

Muhammad Omer
Non-destructive techniques for bridge inspection.

Siti Khadijah Che Osmi
Integrated methodology of seismic sensitivity and fragility evaluation of circular tunnels.

Hamid Rajabi
Experimental and numerical studies on thermally advanced soil vapour extraction for remediation of fresh and aged heavy crude oil contaminated soil.

Ziheng Wang
An experimental investigation of sand-based systems for purification of contaminated water.

Cong Yao
Numerical modelling of seismically-induced liquefaction using Smoothed-Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH).

Huaxian Yan
Modelling the erosion of compacted clay barrier and colloid-assisted chemical transport.

Laboratory supervisor

Faten Ibrahim


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