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Rafael Monroy-Hernandez

Ph.D.
Georgia Institute of Technology
Particulate Media Research Laboratory

e-mail: rafael.monroy (at) gatech (dot) edu

Education

  • • PhD (Soil Mechanics), Imperial College London, UK 2006
  • • MSc (Soil Mechanics), Imperial College London, UK 2001
  • • BEng (Civil Eng.), University of Warwick, UK 1995

Professional Qualifications

  • • Professional Engineer (ICCP), Spain 2003
  • • Chartered Engineer (CEng), UK 2002
  • • Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE), UK 2002

Employment

  • • 2009 Post Doctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • • 2007-2008 Ramboll Whitbybird, UK
  • • 2006-2007 SMEC International Pvt Ltd, India
  • • 2001-2006 Research Student, Imperial College London
  • • 1996-2000 Knight Piesold, UK and overseas

Publications

  • JOURNAL PAPERS
    • Monroy, R., Ridley, A., Dineen, K. & Zdravkovic, L. (2007). The suitability of the osmotic technique for the long term testing of partly saturated Soils. Geotechnical Testing Journal., Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 220-226.

  • CONFERENCE PAPERS
    • Monroy, R., Zdravkovic, L. & Ridley, A. (2008). Volumetric behaviour of compacted London Clay during wetting and loading. Unsaturated Soils: Advances in Geo-Engineering. Proceedings of the 1st European conference on unsaturated soils; Toll et al (eds). Taylor & Francis group, London, pp. 315-320.
    • Monroy, R., Zdravkovic, L. & Ridley, A. (2007). Fabric changes in compacted London Clay due to variations in stress and suction. Experimental Unsaturated Soil Mechanics. Springer Proceedings in Physics 112. Springer. Weimar, Germany, T.Schanz (Ed.), pp.41-48.
    • Monroy, R., Ridley, A., Dineen, K. & Zdravkovic, L. (2007). Osmotic system in long term testing of unsaturated soils. Proceedings of the 3rd Asian Conference on unsaturated soils. Nanjing, China. Science Press, Beijing, pp. 481-486.

  • IN PREPARATION AND SUBMITTED FOR PUBLICATION
    • Monroy, R., Zdravkovic, L. & Ridley, A. (in preparation). The manufacture of replicate compacted natural clay samples in the laboratory.
    • Monroy, R., Jotisankasa, A., Ridley, A., Zdravkovic, L. & Coop, M. (2008). Avances en el ensayo de suelos con succion bajo presion atmosferica. Obras y Proyectos, Universidad Catolica de la Santisima Concepcion, Chile (in Spanish - submitted for publication in Obras y Proyectos).
    • Monroy, R., Zdravkovic, L. & Ridley, A. (2008). Evolution of microstructure in compacted London Clay during wetting and loading. (Submitted for publication to Geotechnique).

  • OTHERS
    • Monroy, R. (2006). The influence of load and suction changes on the volumetric behaviour of compacted London Clay. PhD Thesis, University of London.
    • Monroy-Hernandez, R. (2004). The Alumbrera Mine Tailings Dam. Dams and Reservoirs, May issue. ICE, London, pp. 38-43.
    • Monroy, R. (2001). Propagation of a residual shear surface in intact overconsolidated plastic clays -with special reference to the Aznalcollar tailings dam slide, Spain. MSc Dissertation, University of London.