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1st IPA Research Grant Award

Awarded Research Proposals (15 Jan 2007)

Research ThemeAward WinnerOrganization
Fish and mammal friendly alternatives to driven and
jetted piles
Prof. Robert D. HoltzUniversity of Washington
Effect of rate of shearing on resistance in fine grained soilsDr Adrian F. L. HydeUniversity of Sheffield
Behaviour of pressed-in pipe pile with self-expanding tipProf. Osamu KusakabeTokyo Institute of Technology
Effects of jetting during installation of pressed-in pilesProf. Barry M. LehaneUniversity of Western Australia
Nonlinear soil-structure interaction with press-in piles
and system performance assessment
Prof. Koichi MaekawaThe University of Tokyo
Reducing driving forces for pressed in pilesDr Andrew McNamaraCity University
Environmental impact assessment comparing press-in
and conventional piling methods
Dr Kenichi SogaUniversity of Cambridge
Numerical simulation of press-in pile experimentsProf. A. F. van TolDelft University of Technology
Improving termination criteria for press-in pile constructionAssociate Prof. Limin ZhangThe Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
*Application of press-in piling in organic soilsAssistant Prof. Jason T. DeJongUniversity of California Davis
*Assistant Prof. J. T. DeJong declined the award due to circumstances on his research activity.