Staff

Director

Prof. dr. ir. A. Bezuijen

Research interests:

  • ground improvement
  • foundation engineering
  • in-situ and laboratory soil characterization

Academic staff

Em. prof. dr. ir. W. Van Impe

Research interests:

  • foundation engineering
  • in-situ and laboratory soil characterization
  • ground improvement

 

Prof. dr. ir. W. Haegeman

Research interests:

  • behaviour of soils at small-strain levels
  • geophysical methods
  • static and dynamic properties of geomaterials

 

Prof. dr. ir. H. Peiffer

Research interests:

  • flow through (un)saturated porous media and grondwater flow
  • centrifuge modelling for (un)saturated soils (patent owner)
  • in situ soil testing
  • foundation engineering

 

Prof. dr. ir. G. Di Emidio

Research interests:

  • environmental geotechnics
  • reuse of industrial by-products
  • barrier systems
  • development of new materials (HYPER clay inventor)

 

Prof. ir. B. Stuyts

Research interests:

  • offshore foundations and geotechnics
  • cables and pipelines
  • data-driven design methods

 

Administrative and technical staff

H. De Cooman

Secretary

J. Van der Perre 

Technician

F. Van Boxstael

Technician

PHD Students

 

Dongzhu Zheng

Research topic: TBM excavation fluids

Jinquan Shi

Research topic: Anisotropic stress strain behavior of crushable sands

Muhammad Khizar Khan

Research topic: Soil improvement with recycled materials.

Chenhui Liu

Research topic: Tunnel-pile interaction