Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engineering

Current Research

  • Centrifuge modeling of soil-structure interaction
  • Instrumentation and monitoring of prototype structures
  • 1-g model testing of slabs on grade
  • Pile driveability analysis
  • Limit states design in geotechnical engineering
  • Hydraulic conductivity determination of clay lines using mini-centrifuge
  • Geotechnical properties of lightweight aggregates
  • Centrifuge modeling of multiphase flow in soils

Courses Offered in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering

Note: Not all courses are offered in any one year

CE 6103     (3 ch) Soil Mechanics III
CE 6113     (3 ch) Foundation Engineering III
CE 6123     (3 ch) Foundation Engineering IV
CE 6133     (3 ch) Soil Dynamics
CE 6143     (3 ch) Pavement Design II
CE 6153     (3 ch) Environmental Geotechnics
CE 6155     (3 ch) Environmental Geotechnics II
CE 6163     (3 ch) Embankments II

Complete List of Civil Engineering Graduate Courses

Faculty in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering

Arun J. Valsangkar, BE (Marathwada), ME, PhD (IIS Bangalore), PEng
Honorary Research Professor

A. Brian Cooke, BSc (Dal), Dipl Eng (SMU), BEng (TUNS), PhD (Queen's)
Senior Teaching Associate

Kaveh Arjomandi
Assistant Professor