Geotechnical Engineering - Students - Civil and Natural Resources Engineering - Universityof Canterbury

Current postgraduate students - Geomechanics and geotechnical engineering

  • Pat Kailey PhD
    (Debris flow mechanics for NZ mountain catchments)
  • Kim Rait PhD
    (Numerical Simulations of the Micromechanial Behaviour of Sturzstrom)
  • M Jawad Arefi (PhD)
    (Characterisation of Christchurch Soil for Enhanced Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis)
  • Catherine Tatarniuk (PhD)
    A Study on the Changes in Stress State, Strength and Stiffness Properties of the Soil Surrounding Deep Soil Mixing (DSM) Columns and Their Influence on Column Behaviour

Recent students and their Publications

PhD Thesis


  • The seismic response of Reinforced Soil Slopes (RSS), Perry Jackson