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Dr John Harkness BSc PhD

Senior Research Fellow

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Dr John Harkness is Senior Research Fellow within Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Southampton.

John Harkness graduated from Bath University in Engineering with French in 1989 and obtained his PhD in Control Engineering at the University of Bristol in 1995. He then spent 5 years at Stirling Dynamics Ltd, an engineering consultancy in Bristol, and was involved in a variety of projects including numerical modelling of aeroplane, airship, submarine dynamics and control, and vehicle/bridge interaction. He joined the University of Southampton in 2000 and since then has worked mainly on discrete element modelling in geomechanics. Selected projects include the development of a potential particle code for the modelling of non-spherical particles, particle modelling of dry stone walls and locked sands and, most recently, the modelling of railway ballast. He is based in Bristol.

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Dr John Harkness
Engineering, University of Southampton, Southampton Boldrewood Innovation Campus, Burgess Road, Southampton, SO16 7QF

Room Number: 178/3021

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