Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science and Engineering

Professor Mark Randolph

Qualifications

FAA, FREng, FRS, FTSE, FIEAust (CPEng)

Education

  • 1994
    FIEAust
  • 1987
    Chartered Practising Engineer, CPEng
  • 1978
    PhD, Cambridge University
  • 1978
    MA, Oxford University
  • 1973
    BA (1st Class Hons, Engineering Science), Oxford University

Awards and Honours

  • 2011
    Fellow, Royal Society of London
  • 2011
    David Hislop award, Institution of Civil Engineers (UK)
  • 2010
    ASCE OTC Hall of Fame award
  • 2008
    William Mong Distinguished Lecturer, University of Hong Kong
  • 2005
    Poulos Lecture, Sydney Chapter of Australian Geomechanics Society
  • 2005
    British Geotechnical Association Prize (Institution of Civil Engineers, UK)
  • 2005
    John Booker Medal, Int. Assoc. for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics
  • 2005
    Federation Fellowship, Australian Research Council
  • 2004
    Geotechnical Research Medal (Institution of Civil Engineers, UK)
  • 2003
    1st C W Lovell Lecture, Purdue University
  • 2003
    Centenary Medal, Australia
  • 2003
    Rankine Lecture, British Geotechnical Association
  • 2002
    Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering, UK
  • 2001
    Gabriel Kassiff Memorial Lecture, Technion, Israel
  • 2000
    XVII Manuel Rocha Lecture, Portugese Geotechnical Society
  • 2000
    John Henry Garrood King Medal (Institution of Civil Engineers, UK)
  • 2000
    Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
  • 1999
    Distinguished Visiting Professor at National University of Singapore
  • 1998
    Mathis Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1997
    E H Davis Lecturer, Australian Geomechanics Society
  • 1996
    ARC Special Research Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, 1997 -
  • 1993
    Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
  • 1982
    British Geotechnical Society Prize (Institution of Civil Engineers, UK)
  • 1977
    Research Fellowship, St. John’s College, Cambridge
  • 1975
    Cooling Prize for young engineers (British Geotechnical Society, UK)
  • 1973
    Maurice Lubbock Memorial Prize (Oxford University)
  • 1973
    Institution of Civil Engineers Prize (Oxford University)

Employment

  • 2005
    ARC Federation Fellow, University of Western Australia (to 2010)
  • 1997
    Director, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, University of Western Australia (to 2005))
  • 1994
    Director, Advanced Geomechanics, Perth (continuing)
  • 1990
    Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Western Australia (continuing)
  • 1989
    Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Western Australia (to 1990)
  • 1986
    Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Western Australia (to 1989)
  • 1978
    Assistant (78-83) Lecturer, Department of Engineering, Cambridge University (to 1986)
  • 1977
    Research (1977-8) then Teaching Fellow, St John’s College, Cambridge University (to 1986)
  • 1973
    Higher (1975) Scientific Officer, Geotechnics , Building Research Establishment (to 1977)

Editorial Boards of International Journals

  • International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Co-Editor
  • Chief, ICE Publishing (2001-5)
  • International Journal for Numerical & Analalytical Methods
  • Geomechanics, John Wiley & Sons Ltd. (1984-)
  • Geotechnique, ICE Publishing (1996-2002, 2012-)
  • Computers & Geotechnics, Elsevier (1998-)
  • International Journal for Geomechanics, American Society of Civil Engineers (2001-)
  • Soils and Foundations, Japanese Geotechnical Society (2000-)
  • Canadian Geotechnical Journal, NRC Research Press (2002-5)
  • Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (2003-8)
  • Italian Geotechnical Journal, Patron Editore (1998-2010)

Research Interests

  • Analytical and design of pile foundations
  • Offshore foundation design
  • Physical testing
  • Anchors and pipelines
  • Novel in situ testing tools based on T-bar and ball penetrometers
  • Plasticity theory applied to geotechnical design