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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

Chemical stabilization

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 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.

Key publications

Correia, 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 97-106. 

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.

Theses supervision

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.

Other information

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