Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science and Engineering

Professor J. Antonio H. Carraro


BSc, MSc, PhD


  • 2004
    PhD, Purdue University
  • 1997
    MSc, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
  • 1994
    BSc, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul


  • 2005
    ExCEEd Teaching Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers
  • 2001
    Estus H. and Vashti L. Magoon Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Purdue University
  • 1997
    CNPq Doctoral Fellow, 4 yrs
  • 1993
    CNPq Undergraduate Research Fellowship, 2 yrs


  • 2012
    Professor, University of Western Australia
  • 2010
    Associate Professor, Colorado State University, 2 yrs
  • 2004
    Assistant Professor, Colorado State University, 6 yrs

Editorial Boards of International Journals

  • Advances in Civil Engineering, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Special Issue on Use of Recyclable Materials in Sustainable Civil Engineering Applications

Research Interests

  • Offshore sediments
  • Transitional soil behaviour
  • Mechanics of geomaterials
  • Principal stress rotation and intermediate principal stress effects
  • Particle breakage and cementation
  • Advanced experimental methods