Research Team

Graduate Students :

  •   Jacob Garbini, Ph.D. Candidate,University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Anticipated 2014) Performance Testing and Evaluation of Plastic Waste (PET Bottles) for Use in Reinforced Soil Slopes and Embankments

  •   Robert Kral, M.S.,University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Anticipated 2014)
    Laboratory Evaluation of GeoFiber Reinforced Soil

  •   Logan Oliver, M.S.,University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2013)
    Evaluation of MEMS Inclinometer Technology for the Measurement of Lateral Deformations in Geotechnical Applications

  •   James Hite, M.S. ,University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2013)
    Thermally Induced Interactions Between the Superstructure and Geosynthetic Reinforced Fill in a GRS Integrated Bridge System

  •   Suraj Swami, M.S., University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2011)
    Temperature, Strain, and Acoustic Emission Monitoring of a Natural Boulder Exposed to Sun: A Test of the Efficacy of Insolation on Physical Weathering

  •   David LeGrand, M.S., University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2010)
    Field Monitoring and Data Analysis of a Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Integrated Bridge System in Ohio

  •   Jacob Garbini, M.S., University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2009)
    Instrumentation Development and Field Monitoring of Fracture Propagations in Rock

  •   Thomas M. Vick, M.S., University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2006)
    Analysis of Data for a Geosynthetic-Reinforced Flexible Pavement

  •   Jeremy Brooks, M.S., University of Arkansas (2009)
    Strain Gage Installation and Survivability on Geosynthetics Used in Flexible Pavements

  •   Isaac L. Howard, Ph.D., University of Arkansas (2006)
    Full-Scale Field Study and Finite Element Modeling of a Flexible Pavement Containing Geosynthetics