Graduate Students

Current PhD Students

  • Pengpeng He, Development of Winkler foundation models for wind,
  • Jiyang Gu, Stability of slopes with unsaturated spatially variable soils.
  • Jesus Hurtado, Modelling of the complex cyclic loading of onshore wind turbines.
  • Mojtaba Dargahi, The biomechanics of trees under extreme wind loading events.
  • Dong Hyun Kim, The behaviour of tunnel headings in clay soils.
  • Mansur Mulk, Measuring the elastic properties of the cornea using ultrasound.
  • Muhammad Safdar, Cyclic behaviour of cemented silty sand soils.

Current Master's Students

  • Maha El Massri, Ring foundations on clay soils.
  • Michelle Tyldesley, Performance of wind turbine foundations.
  • Mojdeh Zakeri, Elastic behaviour of the human cornea.

Supervised PhD Students

  • Padmavarthi, Sagi, Foundation effects of trees under wind loads, (2007-2016).
  • Osama Abuhajah, Arching around buried box culverts (2008-2012).
  • Porang Deljoui, Uplift behavour of offshore buried pipelines (2005-2012).
  • Mohamed El-Marassi, Novel foundation systems for offshore structures (2006-2011).
  • George Liang, The performance of a novel inflatable anchor system (2006-2010).
  • Saeed Sasanian, Destructuration of natural clay soil (2005-2011).
  • Kevin Anderson, Numerical and experimental modelling of the biomechanics of the eye (2001-2005).
  • Defu Wang, Three-dimensional tissue engineering of the human cornea (2003-2007).
  • Colin Fyfe, Multi-species contaminant flow through the vadose zone (2000-2005).

Supervised Master's Students

  • Zeyu Hu, Scale modelling of slope problems in the centrifuge, (2016-2017).
  • Shulong Zhang, Modelling of soil nailed walls in clays, (2016-2017).
  • Emily Martin, Morphodynamic response of Spencer Creek to large precipitation events, (2015-2017).
  • Elaine Samuel, Application of systems dynamics to international development, (2013-2016).
  • Venkatesh Deshpande, Ground vibrations around onshore wind turbines, (2013-2016)
  • Jordan Kiss, Dynamic behaviour of carbonate clayey tills in Ontario, (2012-2016).
  • Colin Schmidt, Cyclic behaviour of cement and fibre treated silty sands (2012-2015).
  • Andre Hollingsworth, Design aids for box culverts (2011-2012).
  • Alireza Varshoi, Response of pile foundations to wind loads (2010-2012).
  • Martin Blazejowski, Behaviour of fibre reinforced tunnel linings (2009-2012).
  • Katie Reipas, Cyclic behaviour of wind turbine foundations (2008-2011).
  • Shathli Shaith, Behaviour of triangular foundations under complex loads (2009-2010).
  • Corey Smith, Drug transfer through the human eye (2009-2011).
  • Yara El-Sarafy, Thermal conductivity of pipeline trench backfills (2008-2011).
  • Ahmed Fahmy, Deep penetrating anchors for offshore applications (2008-2011).
  • Geremy Camps-Roach, Dynamic effects in multi-phase soil flow (2006-2008).
  • Mrinmoy Kanungo, Arching around buried structures in soils (2006-2008).
  • Jason Weck, The behaviour of plastic concrete cutoff walls in dams (2005-2007).
  • Georgia Kainourgiaki, Development of artificial structure in clays (2002-2004).
  • S.C. Lai, Rapid in situ stiffness measurement of soil (1998-1999).