Energy GeoEngineering Laboratory

Engineered Granular Materials

Engineered Granular Materials


​Fabric formation and control:
Coarse and fine grained soils (surface modification)

Mixtures - Emergent properties:
Rubber and sand
Soluble and insoluble
Crushable and strong
Mineral mixtures and pH (fine grained soils)

Designed soils:
Stiffness and damping
Threshold strain
Conduction (all energy forms)
Diffusion (all energy forms)

Biological modification (bio-gas, bio-clog, bio-cementation)

Sensing - QA&QC - Process monitoring