PhD Students

Doctoral Students Supervised by J. K. Mitchell

Last NameFirst NameYear of CompletionDissertation TitleCurrent Positione-mailPhotos
1 SuarezNestor2012Micromechanical Aspects of Aging in Granular Soils (Co-chair with T.L. Brandon)Fugro, Houston
2NingLiu2007Soil and Site Characterization Using Electromagnetic WavesFaculty-
3GreenRussell A.2001Energy-based evaluation and remediation of liquefiable soilsFaculty, Virginia
4BonitaJohn A.2000The effects of vibration on the penetration resistance and pore water pressure in sandsWeidlinger Assoc., Washington,
5CookeHarry G.2000Ground improvement for liquefaction mitigation at existing highway bridgesFaculty, Rochester Inst. of
6GallagherPatricia M.2000Passive site remediation for mitigation of liquefaction riskFaculty, Drexel University, Philadelphia,
7BaxterChristopher D.P.1999An experimental study on the aging of sandsFaculty, Univ. of Rhode Island, Narragansett, Rhode
8Narin van CourtWade A.1997Investigation of the densification mechanisms and predictive methodologies for explosive compactionAECOM, Portland, ME (?)
9ChewSoon Hoe1994Deformation behavior of reinforced soil wallsFaculty, National University of Singapore,
10LodgeAngela L.1994Shear wave velocity measurements for subsurface characterizationUnknown
11McRaeMichael T.1994The behavior of deep excavations in weathered rock (co-chair with T. L. Brekke)Principal, Jacobs Associates, San Francisco,
12OlsenRichard S.1994Normalization and prediction of geotechnical properties using the cone penetrometer test (CPT)Obsolete – has transferred to D.C. ,ERDC, Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg,
13SogaKenichi1994Mechanical behavior and constitutive modelling of natural structured soilsFaculty, University of Cambridge, Cambridge,
14ZornbergJorge G.1994Performance of geotextile-reinforced soil structuresFaculty, Univ. of Texas, Austin,
15KayenRobert E.1993Accelerogram-energy approach for prediction of earthquake-induced ground liquefactionU.S.G.S., Menlo Park,
16SadekM. Salah1993A comparative study of the electrical and hydraulic conductivities of compacted clayProfessor, American University of Beirut,
17 SalgadoRodrigo1993Analysis of penetration resistance in soilsFaculty, Purdue University, West Lafayette,
18YapaK.A.S.1993Decomposed granite as an embankment fill material: Some mechanical properties and the influence of particle breakage (N. Sitar co-chair)Sri Lanka (?)
19ChangMu-Hsiung1992Slope stability analysis of lined waste landfillsFaculty, National Yunlin Univ. of Science & Technology, Taiwan
20DermatasDimitris1992An experimental study to elucidate and eliminate ettringite-induced swelling in lime-stabilized sulfate-bearing clayey soilsAssociate Professor, Department of Water Resources and Environmental, NTUA, Greece
21HumanChristine A.1992Time-dependent property changes of freshly deposited or densified sandsFaculty, University at Buffalo, The State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, New
22SchmertmannGary R.1991Effects of variable backfill compaction and settlement on reinforced soil wall behaviorPrincipal, Golder Associates, Australia
23MasoodTahir1990Determination of lateral earth pressure in soils by in situ measurementBerkeley Assoc.
24SissonRichard C.1990Lateral stresses on displacement penetrometersLead Engineer – Geotechnical, CNRL, Calgary, Alberta,
25YeungAlbert T.1990Electrokinetic barrier to contaminant transport through compacted clayFaculty, The University of Hong Kong, Hong
26JaberMakram B.1989Behavior of reinforced soil walls in centrifuge model testsLawyer-Partner, Hunton & Williams LLP, Washington,
27TsengDar-Jen1989Prediction of cone penetration resistance and its application to liquefaction assessmentChief Engineer, Taiwan Area National Expressway Engineering
28AdibMazen E.1988Internal lateral earth pressure in earth wallsAbu Dhabi
29LeeHoma J.1988Geotechnical properties of northeast Pacific Ocean sediment and their relation to geologic processes (U.C. San Diego – co-chair with Wolfgang H. Berger)U.S.G.S. Menlo Park, CA
30KuhnMatthew R.1987Micromechanical aspects of soil creepFaculty, University of Portland, Portland,
31CameronJames T.1986A numerical model for coupled heat and moisture flow through porous mediaBechtel, San Francisco, CA
32CollinJames G.1986Earth wall designPresident, The Collin Group, Bethesda,
33BrandonThomas L.1985Thermal conductivity and thermal instability of sandFaculty, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg,
34LowBak Kong1985Analysis of the behavior of reinforced embankments on weak foundations (co-chair with J. M. Duncan)Faculty, Nanyang Technological University,
35HuntsmanScott R.1985Determination of in-situ lateral pressure of cohesionless soils by static cone penetrometerShaw Environmental, Concord,
36KeavenyJoseph M.1985In-situ determination of drained and undrained soil strength using the cone penetration testDeceased – formerly NGI, Oslo
37LiangRobert Y.1985Evaluation of a constitutive model using the centrifugeFaculty, University of Akron, Akron,
38McMillanJohn C.1985A field study of heat and moisture flow around hot buried pipesShaw Environmental, Concord, CA
39TseEdward C.1985Influence of structure change on pore pressure and deformation behavior of soft clays under surface loadingsManaging Director, Booze Allen Hamilton, Hong Kong
40DunnJeffrey R.1983Hydraulic conductivity of soils in relation to the subsurface movement of hazardous wastesArup – SFO-Oakland,
41TringalePhilip T.1983Soil identification in-situ using an acoustic cone penetrometerPresident, Treadwell and Rollo, San Francisco,
42BonaparteRudolph1982A time-dependent constitutive model for cohesive soilsPresident and CEO, GeoSyntec Consultants, Atlanta,
43LessardGhislain J.P.1981Biogeochemical phenomena in quick clays and their effects on engineering propertiesSOBEK Technologies, Montreal,
44VilletWillem C.B.1981Acoustic emissions during the static penetration of soilsPresident and CEO, MMI Engineering and Senior Principal, GeoSyntec Consultants, Oakland,
45Abdel-HadiOmar N.1978Flow of heat and water around underground power cablesConsultant, Jordan
46Bandyopadhyay  (Banerjee)Sunirmal1978Consolidation characteristics of compressible soils determined in-situ by electro-osmosisDeceased – formerly Professor, University of Washington, Seattle
47KaoTsung-Chung1978Low thermal resistivity backfills for buried power cablesHigh Speed Rail program at Univ. of Illinois,
48KavazanjianEdward, Jr.1978A generalized approach to the prediction of the stress-strain-time behavior of soft clayFaculty, Arizona State University, Tempe,
49RaadLutfi1977Design criteria for soil-cement bases (co-chair with C. L. Monismith)Professor, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska
50TreadwellDonald D.1976The influence of gravity, prestress, compressibility, and layering on soil resistance to static penetrationRetired, Treadwell and Rollo, San Francisco, CA
51TRUEDaniel G.1976Undrained vertical penetration into ocean bottom soilsU.S. Naval Civil Engineering Lab, Port Hueneme, CA
52MoriwakiYoshiharu1975Causes of slaking in argillaceous materialsGeopentech, Santa Ana,
53ThompsonJames B., III1975Low-velocity impact penetration of low-cohesion soil depositsConsulting Company, Seattle, WA
54AbboudMohammad M.1973Mechanical properties of cement-treated soils in relation to their use in enbankment constructionIn Egypt, position unknown
55HardcastleJames H.1973Factors influencing compressibility and permeability-electrolyte concentration relationships in clayey sedimentsEmertius Professor, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, Deceased
56MahmoodArshud1973Fabric-mechanical property relationships in fine granular soils.MCE Group, Santa Ana, CA
57DurgunogluTuran H.1972Static penetration resistance of soilsPresident, Zetas Earth Technology, Istanbul,
58GreenbergJames A.1971Diffusional flow of salt and water in soilsFaculty, Brooklyn College, the City University of New
59UengTzou-Shin (Joe)1971Performance evaluation of cement-stabilized soil layers and its relationship to pavement designEmeritus Faculty, National Taiwan University,
60WanDenis T. Y.1971Consolidation of soils by electro-osmosisUnknown
61FossbergPer Egil1970Load-deformation characteristics of three-layer pavements containing cement-stabilized baseDeceased – formerly at World Bank, Washington, DC
62HovlandHeikki J.1970Mechanics of rolling sphere-soil slope interactionConsultant, Oakland, CA
63VinsonTed S.1970The application of polyurethane foamed plastic in soil groutingRetired from Faculty, Oregon State University, Corvallis,
64HirstTerrence J.1968The influence of compositional factors on the stress-strain-time behavior of soilsUnknown
65MooreCharles A., Jr.1968Mineralogical and pore fluid influences on deformation mechanisms in clay soilsFaculty, Ohio State University, Columbus,
66WangMian-Chang1968Stresses and deflections in cement stabilized soil pavementsFaculty, Penn State University, State College,
67HoustonWilliam N.1967Formation mechanisms and property interrelationships in sensitive claysEmeritus Professor, Arizona State University, Tempe,
68ArulanandanKandiah1966Electrical response characteristics of clays and their relationships to structureDeceased – formerly Emeritus Professor – UC Davis
69GrayDonald H.1966Coupled flow phenomena in clay – water systemsEmeritus Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,
70PaduanaJoseph A.1966The effect of type and amount of clay on the strength and creep characteristics of clay – sand mixturesEmeritus Professor , Sacramento State University, California
71SinghAwtar1966Creep phenomena in soilsLockwood and Singh, Los Angeles, deseaced 2013
72CampanellaRichard, G.1965Effect of temperature and stress on the time-deformation behavior of saturated clayEmeritus Professor, University of British Columbia,
73Degraft-JohnsonJoseph William Swain1965Dynamic response of clay under axial cyclic loadingIn Ghana – status unknown
74El JackSid Ahmed1965A study of cement-clay interactionIn Sudan – status unknown
75ShenChih-Kang1965Behavior of cement stabilized soil under repeated loadingEmeritus Professor, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong, then in Davis CA, deceased in July 17,