Research

Research Interests

  • Soil – Foundation – Structure Interaction Analysis under Seismic Excitation.
  • Geotechnical Site Investigation planning and implementing in major projects concerning Foundations, Tunnels, Roads & Railways, Underground Works & Dams, etc.
  • Analysis and Design of Specific & Complicated Foundation Systems.
  • Deep Anchored Piled Retaining Walls (Analysis, Design, Detailing).
  • Design, Construction and Supervision of Soil and Rock slopes and excavations. (Slope stability analyses problems and Retaining structures. Slope Stabilization techniques).
  • Design of Ground Improvement techniques.
  • Design of Geotechnical Engineering Monitoring Systems and Instrumentation in Geotechnical Applications.
  • Soil stabilization techniques and soil properties improvement – cement, chemical grouting, etc.
  • Suitability of building stones and aggregates for concrete – railway ballast & skid resistant pavements.
  • Implementation of quality control procedures.
  • Management and protection of underground/surface water resources and the environment, using integrated Computerized Intelligent Engineering Systems.
  • Laboratory testing on concrete, soils and rocks and evaluation of their suitability as construction materials for various purposes.
  • Structural Modelling, Analysis, Design and Detailing to E.C.2 & E.C.3.
  • Preparation of technical proposals and method statements.
  • Responsibility on internal training of staff in Civil Engineering Projects.
  • Expert Witness & Arbitration Reporting.