Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science and Engineering

Professor Andrei Lyamin

Qualifications

PhD, BSc (Mathematics), BSc (Mathematics & Physics)

Education

  • 1999
    PhD (Civil Engineering), University of Newcastle
  • 1987
    BSc (Mathematics), Dzerzhinsky Rocket Force Academy, Russia
  • 1978
    BSc (Mathematics & Physics), Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Awards and Honours

  • 2011
    Editor’s Choice, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, for paper Stability of a single tunnel in cohesive–frictional soil subjected to surcharge loading
  • 2011
    Excellent Contributions Award, International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics
  • 2008
    Excellent Paper Award, International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), for the work on ‘A new discontinuous upper bound limit analysis formulation’ (published in International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 63: 1069-1088, 2005).
  • 2007
    Telford Premium, Institution of Civil Engineers London, for the best paper on applied mechanics: ‘Three-dimensional lower-bound solutions for the stability of plate anchors in sand’ (published in Géotechnique, 56, 123-132, 2006).
  • 2005
    Significant Paper Award, International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), for the work on ‘Lower bound limit analysis using nonlinear programming’ (published in International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 55: 573-611, 2002).
  • 2002
    APD Fellowship. An ARC Fellowship with a success rate of just 15% in 2002.

Employment

  • 2007
    Associate Professor, University of Newcastle, 5 yrs
  • 2005
    Senior Lecturer, Univesrity of Newcastle, 2 yrs
  • 2002
    Research Academic, University of Newcastle, 3 yrs
  • 2000
    Research Fellow, University of Newcastle, 2 yrs
  • 1998
    Research Assistant, University of Newcastle, 2 yrs
  • 1990
    Co-founder & Research Engineer, SPE Termotech, Kaliningrad, 3 yrs
  • 1987
    Research Officer, Dzerzhinsky Rocket Force Academy, 2 yrs

Research Interests

  • Adaptive Mesh Generation
  • Finite Elements
  • Limit Analysis
  • Optimization
  • Shakedown Analysis
  • Variational Multiscale Modelling