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Research project

Mechanics and settlement of post landfill directive residual wastes


Lead researcher

Professor William Powrie

Professor of Geotechnical Engineering

Research interests

  • Railway track and trackbed behaviour and performance
  • Geotechnical transportation infrastructure (earthworks, retaining walls, tunnels)
  • Groundwater and groundwater control
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Other researchers

Mr Geoff Watson

Senior Research Fellow

Research interests

  • Railway field instrumentation (MEMS, geophones, DIC, fibre optics)
  • Geotechnical field instrumentation (piezometers, earth pressure cells, shape arrays, extensometers)
  • Solid waste infrastructure modelling
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Research outputs

A.A. Siddiqui, D.J. Richards & W. Powrie, 2013, Waste Management, 33(11), 2257-2266
Type: article
A.A. Siddiqui, W. Powrie & D.J. Richards, 2013, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 139(10), 1676-1689
Type: article
A.R. Bhandari & W. Powrie, 2013, Waste Management, 33(4), 881-891
Type: article