António Alberto Santos Correia
PhD in Civil Engineering, University of Coimbra, 2011
MSc in Civil Engineeirng, University of Porto, 2003
in Civil Engineering, University of Coimbra, 1997
Critical State Soil Mechanics
Programming and Computer Science
| Particles, Polymers and Biomaterials Technology (PPB)|
Geotechnical reinforcement and improvement
Metallic and synthetic fibres
Soil improvement at micro and nano scale
Funded research projects
Ignition Grant 2014/MAIS CENTRO-CCDRC.
Research Project “Creep study of deep mixing columns”,
PTDC/ECM/101875/2008, Jan./2010-Dec./2013, coordinator: Paulo J. Venda
Research Project "Optimization of frames for effective assembling", Research Fund for Coal and Steel - European Commission, RFSR-CT-2011-00035, Jul/2011-Jun/2014.
A.A.S.; Venda Oliveira, P.J. and Custódio, D.G. 2015,
“Effect of polypropylene fibres on the compressive and
tensile strength of a soft soil, artificially
stabilised with binders”, Geotextiles and
Geomembranes, Volume 43, Issue 2, April 2015, Pages
Figueiredo, D.T.R.; Correia, A.A.S.; Hunkeler, D. and Rasteiro, M.G.B.V., 2015, “Surfactants for dispersion of carbon nanotubes applied in soil stabilization”, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. Accepted for publication.
Venda Oliveira, P.J., Correia, A.A.S. and Lopes, T.J.S., 2014, “Effect of Organic Matter Content and Binder Quantity on the Uniaxial Creep Behavior of an Artificially Stabilized Soil”, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 140, No. 9, CID: 04014053 (10).
Venda Oliveira, P.J., Correia, A.A.S. and Mira,E.S.P, 2013, “Mitigation of creep deformations by preloading: laboratory study”, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Geotechnical Engineering, 166, GE6, pp. 594-600.
Venda Oliveira, P.J.; Correia, A.A.S. and Garcia, M.R., 2013, “Effect of stress level and binder composition on secondary compression of an artificially stabilized soil”, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 139, Issue 5, pp. 810-820.
Venda Oliveira, P.J.; Correia, A.A.S. and Garcia, M.R., 2012, “Effect of organic matter content and curing conditions on creep behaviour of an artificially stabilized soil”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 24, Issue 7, pp. 868-875.
Correia, A.A.S.; Pinto, M.I.M. and Lopes, M.L., 2012, "Design brick faced retaining walls reinforced with geotextiles - face deformation", Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 138, Issue 5, pp. 629-632.
Venda Oliveira, P.J.; Pinheiro, J.L.P. and Correia, A.A.S., 2011. “Numerical analysis of an embankment built on soft soil reinforced with deep mixing columns: parametric study”, Computers and Geotechnics 38, No. 4, pág. 566-576.
Correia, A.A.S.; Pinto, M.I.M. and Lopes, M.L., 2011, "Design of brick-faced retaining walls reinforced with geotextiles", Geotechnical Engineering, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Geotechnical Engineering 164, GE5, pág.327-341.
João Manuel Nunes Pereira Cid Teles, “Mechanical behavior of the Baixo Mondego soft soil chemically stabilized with addition of metal fibers”, MSc thesis, March 2013, DEC-University of Coimbra.
Tiago Jorge Sardinha Lopes, “Laboratorial analysis of the creep behavior of Baixo Mondego soft soil chemically stabilized”, MSc thesis, September 2013, DEC-University of Coimbra.
Pedro Daniel Ferreira Casaleiro, “Chemical stabilization of the soft soil of Baixo Mondego by nanomaterials”, MSc thesis, February 2014, DEC/DEQ-University of Coimbra.
Diogo Telmo Relvas Figueiredo, “Characterization of Carbon Nanotubes Dispersions for Application in Soil Stabilization”, MSc thesis, March 2014, DEC/DEQ-University of Coimbra.
Manuel António Mendes Silva, “Soil-binder mixtures: laboratory analysis of hydraulic conductivity”, MSc thesis, DEC-University of Coimbra, on-going.
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3260-8729
Chairman of the Board of ACIV (Association for the development of Civil Engineering)
Portuguese delegate at 2 Technical Committees TC211-Ground Improvement (under the auspicious of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering) and TC189-Geosynthetics (under the auspicious of the European Committee for Standardization)
Coordinator of Geotechnical Laboratory facilities