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Research project

W Powrie - PLEXUS

Lead researcher:
Research funder:
EPSRC
Status:
Not active

Staff

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).

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Other researchers

Professor David Richards

Head of School

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Doctor Joel Smethurst BEng PhD GMICE FHEA

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • The effects of vegetation and climate on the performance of earthworks (cuttings and embankments)
  • The stabilisation of both infrastructure slopes and large landslides using discretely spaced piles

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