Research project

Platform Grants


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

Professor David Richards BEng MSt PhD CEng FICE

Professor in Ground Engineering
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Emeritus Professor Charles Banks

Research interests

  • Controlled anaerobic and aerobic biodegradation of municipal and industrial solid wastes
  • Concepts for an integrated farming system for non competitive food and fuel production
  • Energy production from digestion of crops and agricultural wastes
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Research outputs

Tristan Rees-White, Nicholas Woodman, R.P. Beaven, John Barker & James Rollinson, 2021, Waste Management, 128, 142-153
Type: article
Jie Hu, Han Ke, Liang Tong Zhan, Zu Yu Chen, Ji Wu Lan, William Powrie & Yun Min Chen, 2020, Waste Management, 103, 159-168
Type: article
Xiao Bing Xu, William Powrie, Wen Jie Zhang, David Stuart Holmes, Hui Xu & Richard Beaven, 2020, Waste Management, 102, 304-311
Type: article
William Powrie, xiao bing Xu, David Richards, Liang tong Zhan & yun-min chen, 2019, Journal of Zhejiang University - Science A (Applied Physics & Engineering), 20, 927–947
Type: article
Adil Shah, Grant Allen, Joseph R. Pitt, Hugo Ricketts, Paul. I Williams, Jonathan Hellmore, Andrew Finlayson, Rod Robinson, Khristopher Kabbabe, Peter Hollingsworth, Tristan Rees-White, Richard Beaven, Charlotte Scheutz & Mark Bourn, 2019, Atmosphere, 10(7)
Type: article