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###### Profiles

# Dr Fethi Azizi

### Lecturer in Geomechanics (Education)

### School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

### Qualifications

1994 - date: Lecturer in Geomechanics, School of Engineering, University of Plymouth.

1989 - 94: Lecturer in Geotechnics, School of Civil Engineering, The Queen's University, Belfast.

1987 - 89: Research Fellow, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Manitoba, Canada.

1987: Postdoctural Fellow, Laboratoire Central des Pont et Chaussées, Paris.

1978 - 87: Masters in Civil Engineering, MSc in Applied mechanics, PhD in Geotechnics (Universityof Technology of Compiegne and Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussées, Paris).

### Professional membership

- Elected Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics & its Applications (FIMA)
- Chartered Mathematician (CMath)
- Chartered Engineer (CEng)
- European Engineer (EUR ING)
- Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE)
- Member of the EPSRC UK Network for Stabilisation/Solidification Treatment and Remediation (STARNET)
- Reviewer for International Scientific Journals including
*Geotechnique,**Journal of Hazardous Materials, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Journal of Hydrology,* - External Examiner for PhD degrees at the
*School of Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics*, Exeter University - Acted as Referee for the
*Foundation for Research, Science and Technology*of New Zealand

### Teaching interests

- Engineering Geology
- Introductory Geotechnics
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Foundation Engineering
- Advanced Getechnical Engineering
- Applied Mathematics (Finite Difference Modelling)
- Geology Field Course

### Staff serving as external examiners

2006 (Dec)** **External Examiner of a PhD thesis at the School of Engineering, Computer

Science and Mathematics, Exeter University, Re *Finite Element Modeling of Contaminant Transport in Unsaturated Soils*

2008 (July)

**External Examiner of a PhD thesis at the School of Engineering, Computer**

Science and Mathematics, Exeter University, Re

*Evolutionary Polynomial Regression*

Based Constitutive Modelling And Incorporation In Finite Element Analysis

Based Constitutive Modelling And Incorporation In Finite Element Analysis

2010 (Sep)

**External Examiner of a PhD thesis at the School of Engineering, Mathematics**

and Physical Sciences, Exeter University, Re

*Stochastic Finite Element*

Modelling of Flow and Solute Transport in Dual Domain

Modelling of Flow and Solute Transport in Dual Domain

### Research interests

- Finite Element Modelling of the Creep Behaviour of Glaciers and Frozen Soils
- Environmental Impact of the Legacy of Metal Mining in the Tamar Valley, South West of England

### Other research

** PhD Supervision Completion: **

**2009: **Miss Krongkaew Mighanetara.

**T****hesis entitled:** Impact of metal mining on water quality in the Tamar catchment.

**PhD Degree awarded:** January 2009

2006-09 Co-supervisor of a PhD research project in collaboration with Exeter University, Sponsored by *Great Western Research*.

Research theme: *A decision support system for sustainable management of contaminated land.*

Other co-supervisors: Dr Charlotte Braungardt School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, Plymouth University, Dr Javadi, School of Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics, Exeter University.

**BOOKS:** (click on each title for more details)

**Engineering Design in Geotechnics**

1- New...

**, 2nd Edition...**

*New*

234 x 156 mm, 582 pages, 353 illustrations, 58 worked examples

Published by Fethi Azizi, July 2013

ISBN 978-0-9555996-4-4 (pb)

978-0-9555996-5-1 (hb)**2-** *NEW...***Physical Behaviour in Geotechnics, ****2nd Edition... NEW**

234 x 156 mm, 621 pages, 399 illustrations, 70 worked examples

Published by Fethi Azizi, July, 2013.

ISBN 978-0-9555996-7-5 (pb)

978-0-9555996-6-8 (hb)

**Engineering Design in Geotechnics**

*3-*234 x 156 mm, 470 pages, 320 illustrations, 50 worked examples .

Published by Fethi Azizi, July, 2013.

ISBN 978-0-9555996-1-3 (pb)

978-0-9555996-0-6 (hb)

**Physical Behaviour in Geotechnics**

*4-*234 x 156 mm, 484 pages, 320 illustrations, 50 worked examples

Published by Fethi Azizi, June 2007.

ISBN 978-0-9555996-2-0 (pb)

**Engineering Aspects of Geomechanics, Glaciology & Geocryology**

*5-*216 x 138 mm, 228 pages, 130 illustrations, 20 worked examples

Published by Fethi Azizi, June 2007.

ISBN 978-0-9555996-3-7 (pb)

**Applied Analyses in Geotechnics.**

*6-*E & FN Spon, London 2000. 234 x 156 mm, 753 pages, 450 illustrations, 65 worked examples

ISBN 0-419-25350-5 (pb).

**RESEARCH PAPERS:**

*Science of the Total Environment Journal, 472*(2014), pp. 226-234. Available online at: http://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S0048969713013107

*Journal of*

*Geochemical Exploration*100 (2009), pp. 116-124. DOI information: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2008.03.003 . Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gexplo.2008.03.003

### Additional information

**DELIVERY OF SHORT COURSES IN GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING** These courses are designed to provide new graduates as well as practising engineers with deeper understanding and a specialised knowledge about different geotechnical engineering themes. They combine theoretical analyses and applied design methods, and are endorsed by the

*Institution of Civil Engineers*and the

*Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors*as a process of

*Continuous Professional Development*. Subjects on offer include: