Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science and Engineering

Professor Stephen George Fityus

Qualifications

BE (Civil) BSc (Geology), PhD (Newcastle)

Education

  • 2000
    PhD, The University of Newcastle
  • 1988
    BE (Civil, Hons 1), The University of Newcastle
  • 1987
    BSc (Geology), The University of Newcastle

Employment

  • 2011
    Professor, University of Newcastle
  • 2008
    Associate Professor, University of Newcastle
  • 2004
    Senior Lecturer, University of Newcastle
  • 2000
    Lecturer, University of Newcastle
  • 1998
    Geotechnical Professional Officer, The University of Newcastle.
  • 1994
    Postgraduate Student, The University of Newcastle.
  • 1990
    Consulting Geotechnical Engineer, Coffey Partners International.
  • 1989
    Assistant Works Engineer, Roads and Traffic Authority, NSW.
  • 1984
    Cadet, Roads and Traffic Authority, NSW.

Professional Activities

  • Member: Australian Geomechanics Society, 1990 to present
  • Member: Railway Technological Society of Australia 2000 to present
  • Committee Member: Australian Geomechanics Society, 1994 to present
  • Chairman of the Newcastle Chapter of the Australian Geomechanics Society, 2008 and 2009
  • Life Member, Newcastle University Sport
  • Board Member of Newcastle University Sport Inc. 2004-present.
  • Member of Academic Senate, The University of Newcastle, 2006-2010.
  • Deputy President of Academic Senate, The University of Newcastle, 2009-2010.
  • Head of Discipline, Civil, Surveying and Environmental Engineering, UoN, 2008-2010.

Research Interests

  • Foundations in reactive (Expansive) clay soils
  • Measurements in unsaturated soils
  • Coal mining geotechnics
  • Engineering Geology