Principal Investigator

Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Scientists

Ahmad Kahiel

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Soil improvement, Energy storage, Stone columns

Joshua Smith

​Postdoctoral Fellow​

Marisol Salva Ramirez

Postdoctoral Fellow

Qi Liu

Research Scientist

PhD Students

Ahmed Hafez Abdelaziz

Ph.D student

Co-advised with Dr. T. Finkbeiner​​​

Andika Perbawa

Co-advised with Dr. T. Finkbeiner

Breno Moura De Araujo Nóbrega

Ph.D. student

Research Interest: Energy geotechnology, Dissolution and precipitation in fractures, Fractured carbonates, Geotechnical engineering

Eduardo Gramajo Silva

Co-advised with Dr. T. Finkbeiner​

Gloria M. Castro

Ph.D student

Zhao Xia

PhD student

Masters Students

Carlos Rodriguez

M.S/PhD student

Research Interest: Particle crushing, Compaction bands, Hydraulic conductivity

Jose Davalos

Ms/PhD student


Gabrielle Abelskamp

Technical Assistant