ARC Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science & Engineering

RHD Students

Adriano Castelo

RHD Students


MSc, PhD


  • 2012
    M.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering - Offshore Structures (Thesis: Studies on the Behavior of Subsea Pipelines Due to Temperature and Pressure Variations - Pipeline Walking) - Federal Fluminense University (UFF)
  • 2009
    Civil Engineer Degree – Federal Fluminense University (UFF)


  • 2012
    Bureau Veritas Industry Awards 2012 in the "Working Together" category for the Mexican Regulatory Framework Project, Paris;
  • 2010
    Honorable Mention For Young Writers from the 23º Congresso Nacional de Transporte Aquaviário, Construção Naval e Offshore, Rio de Janeiro.

Research Interests

• Pipeline walking • Pipe-soil interaction behavior • Numerical modeling


•  Professor David White •  Professor Mark Randolph

Research Topic

Whole-life analysis of thermal and pressure induced walking of pipelines.