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CIEPQPF

Chemical Process Engineering and Forest Products Research Centre

António Correia

Name
Position
Qualifications
António Correia

António Alberto Santos Correia

Auxiliary Professor

PhD in Civil Engineering, University of Coimbra, 2011

MSc in Civil Engineeirng, University of Porto, 2003

Diploma in Civil Engineering, University of Coimbra, 1997

E-mail address
aalberto@dec.uc.pt
Telephone
+351-239798277
Teaching activities

Soil Mechanics

Critical State Soil Mechanics

Programming and Computer Science

Research group
Particles, Polymers and Biomaterials Technology (PPB)
Research interests

Geotechnical reinforcement and improvement

Geosynthetic materials

Metallic and synthetic fibres

Nanotechnology applied to soil improvement

Remediation of contaminated soils with nanoparticles

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 Oliveira.

Research Project "Optimization of frames for effective assembling", Research Fund for Coal and Steel - European Commission, RFSR-CT-2011-00035, Jul/2011-Jun/2014.

Research Project "Soils reinforced with short synthetic fibers", n.º PBIC/C/CEG/2387/95, financially supported by “Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia” (concluded).

Key publications

Venda Oliveira, P. J., A. A. S. Correia, L. J. L. Lemos 2017. "Numerical modelling of the effect of curing time on the creep behaviour of a chemically stabilised soft soil." Computers and Geotechnics 91: 117-130. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2017.07.007)

Matos, M. P. S. R., Correia, A. A. S., Rasteiro, M. G. 2017, “Application of carbon nanotubes to immobilize heavy metals in contaminated soils”, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 19(4), 126. http://doi.org/10.1007/s11051-017-3830-x

Venda Oliveira, P.J.; Correia, A.A.S.; Lemos, L.J.L. 2017, “Numerical prediction of the creep behaviour of an unstabilised and a chemically stabilised soft soil”, Computers and Geotechnics, 87, pp. 20–31 (doi: 10.1016/j.compgeo.2017.02.006)

Correia, A.A.S.; Venda Oliveira, P.J.; Teles, J.M.N.P.C. and Pedro, A.M.G., 2017, “Strength of a stabilised soil reinforced with steel fibres”, Proceedings of ICE - Geotechnical Engineering, (doi: 10.1680/jgeen.16.00200)

Venda Oliveira, P.J.; Vieira, A.F.V. and Correia, A.A.S., 2017, “Effect of organic matter in soft soils on the effectiveness of preloading for foundations”, Proceedings of ICE - Geotechnical Engineering, (doi: 10.1680/jgeen.16.00082)

Venda Oliveira, P.J.; Correia, A.A.S.; Teles, J.M.N.P.C. and Pedro, A.M.G., 2017, “Effect of cyclic loading on the behaviour of a chemically stabilised soft soil reinforced with steel fibres”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Volume 92, January 2017, Pages 122-125, ISSN 0267-7261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2016.10.006.

Correia, A.A.S. and Rasteiro, M.G., 2016, “Nanotechnology Applied to Chemical Soil Stabilization”, Procedia Engineering, Volume 143, Pages 1252-1259, ISSN 1877-7058. (doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2016.06.113)

Tinoco, J.; Correia, A.A.S.; Venda Oliveira, P.J.; Correia, A.G. and Lemos, L., 2016 “A Data-driven Approach for qu Prediction of Laboratory Soil-cement Mixtures”, Procedia Engineering, Volume 143, Pages 566-573, ISSN 1877-7058. (doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2016.06.073)

Venda Oliveira, P.J., Correia, A.A.S., Teles, J.M.N.P.C. and Custódio, D.G., 2015, “Effect of fibre type on the compressive and tensile strength of a soft soil chemically stabilised”, Geosynthetics International, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jgein.15.00040)

Kitazume, M., Grisolia, M., Leder, E., Marzano, I. P., Correia, A. A. S., Venda Oliveira, P. J., Åhnberg, H. and Andersson, M. 2015, “Applicability of molding procedures in laboratory mix tests for quality control and assurance of the deep mixing method”, Soils and Foundations, p. 761-777.

Theses supervision

Nuno Forte Rafael, 30/Oct/2017, “Chemical stabilisation of soils with nanoparticles”, MSc in Chemical Engineering, DEQ-FCTUC. (Co-supervisor, final mark: 16/20)

João Carlos Atalaia Cajada, 26/Sep/2017, “Chemical stabilisation of several soils with the addition of polypropylene fibres”, MSc in Civil Engineering, DEC-FCTUC. (Co-supervisor, final mark: 16/20).

Ana Rita Duarte Gomes, 25/Sep/2017, “Remediation of a soil contaminated with heavy metals by nanoparticles”, MSc in Chemical Engineering, DEQ-FCTUC. (Co-supervisor, final mark: 18/20)

Ana Rita Lino Oliveira, 23/Sep/2016, “Heavy metal ions removal from aqueous solutions by Multi Walled Carbon Nanotubes”, MSc in Chemical Engineering, DEQ-FCTUC. (Co-supervisor, final mark: 18/20).

Patrícia Daniela Couceiro Costa, 15/Sep/2016, “Chemical stabilization of soils using carbon nanotubes”, MSc in Chemical Engineering, DEQ-FCTUC. (Co-supervisor, final mark: 18/20).

Other information

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3260-8729

Chairman of the Board of ACIV (Association for the development of Civil Engineering)

University of Coimbra representative at the cluster Smart Waste Portugal-since 2017.

Coordinator of the Protocol University of Coimbra – Portugal Infrastructures (2016-2019).

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)