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Research projects

Current PhD projects:

  • Transportation embankments: analysis of their current performance and design of innovative solutions to tackle the 21st century challenge of climate change and aging, Natalie Wride, supervisors Stefano Utili & Xueyu Geng
  • Numerical modelling of tunnels in sand, Bowen Yang, supervisors Stefano Utili & Benoit Jones
  • Investigation of cracks as a triggering factor for landslides, Akram Abd, supervisor Stefano Utili
  • Experimental modelling of natural slopes subject to retreat, Chrysoula Voulgari, supervisor Stefano Utili
  • On the optimal shapes of man made slopes, Weigao Wu, supervisor Stefano Utili