GSI Fellowship Status for 2017-’18 Academic Year

 

 

Class 10(a) – 1st Year

 

 

No.

Name

University

Advisor

Topic

1-17

Cengiz, Cihan

TC Bogazici U

Turkey

Erol Guler

Seismic behavior of soft clay foundations under embankments using geosynthetic encased columns

2-17

Dutta, Susom

U of Massachusetts - Lowell

USA

Pradeep Kurup

Novel geotextiles for energy harvesting

3-17

Kermani, Behnoud

Penn State

USA

Ming Xiao

Numerical investigation on the effectiveness and durability of geotextiles against migration of subgrade soil to overlying granular layer in pavement systems

4-17

Lieske, Wolfgang

Ruhr-Universitat

Bochum Germany

Tom Schanz

Polymer-modified bentonite for the application in geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCL)

5-17

Lin, Chuang

Missouri U of Science and Tech

USA

Xiong Zhang

Analyzation of wicking fabrics used to remove capillary water in road embankments

6-17

Morsy, Mohamed

Queen’s University

Canada

Kerry Rowe

Selection of a realistic and representative stress crack resistance for use in design

7-17

Robey, Nicole

U of Florida

USA

Tim Townsend

Landfill EGS wind uplift research: complementary field and wind tunnel assessments

8=17

Vahidi, Siavash

Drexel University

USA

Grace Hsuan

Evaluation of wrinkle induced strains in geomembranes using a finite element method (FEM)

9-17

Valente, Rodrigo Borela

Georgia Inst. of Technology

USA

David Frost

Numerical modeling of aggregate-geogrid composite behavior for multiaxial geogrids in pavement applications

10-17

Wang, Dongfang

U of Massachusetts Amherst USA

Guoping Zhang

Enhancement of geosynthetics with ultra-hydrophobic and long-lasting organogeopolymers

11-17

Williams, Thomas

U of Virginia

USA

Craig Benson

Protecting geosynthetic in liner systems from atmospheric exposure by utilizing a surcharge layer