Dr Brendan Scott

Dr Brendan Scott
 Position Lecturer
 Org Unit Civil Engineering
 Email brendan.scott@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 2034
 Location Floor/Room 1 ,  Engineering North ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    • 2014-present: Lecturer, The University of Adelaide
    • 2009-2014: EngTest Manager, The University of Adelaide
    • 2007-2020: Ph.D. Research Scholar, The University of Adelaide
    • 2004-2009: URS Australia Pty Ltd, Senior Geotechnical Engineer (part-time 2007-2009)
    • 2000-2004: Parsons Brinckerhoff (formerly PPK Environment & Infrastructure), Geotechnical/Structural Engineer.
    • 1996-1999: Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), 1st Class Honours, The University of Adelaide

    Career Summary

    Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering at the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering at the University of Adelaide.

    Formerly, Manager of EngTest, the commercial arm of the School of Civil, Environmental & Mining Engineering at The University of Adelaide that conducts commercial testing, consulting and contract research. Prior to working at The University of Adelaide, 8 years of consulting engineering experience gained in a variety of engineering projects in several Australian States in the commercial, residential and industrial sectors. Experience includes multi-storey buildings, major earthworks, slope stability, transmission towers, wind farms, environmental impact statements, railways and large-scale residential projects.

    Research interests include rolling dynamic compaction, which is a ground improvement technique used in the construction industry. Other research interests include unsaturated soils and in situ testing. Member of the Australian Geomechanics Society and the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering.

    For more information, refer to http://researchers.adelaide.edu.au/profile/brendan.scott


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