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Soil Mechanics

Research is going on in the following areas:

Methods to increase the comfort and availability of gravel roads - Mine tailing dams design and construction short and long term function - New deposition technique for finely grounded waste rock - Use of scrap tyres in earth work application - Environmental assessment of the use of industrial by products - Mechanical properties of sulphide rich soils - Environmental impact of fills of sulphide rich soils - Mechanical behaviour of pellets (LKAB) - Swedish Hydropowert Center - Inner erosion of dams - Stability of tailings dams - Mechanical properties of snow

Nadhir Al-Ansari at a conference in Spain

The 39th IAHR World Congress to be held in Granada, Spain, from June 19th to 24th, 2022. For more than seventy-five years, the biennial IAHR World Congresses have brought together leading experts to help address the world’s pressing water environment engineering challenges.

Professor Nadhir Al-Ansari intervjuad i The Telegraph
Professor Nadhir Al-Ansari interviewed in The Telegraph

Prof Nadhir Al-Ansari, of Luleå University of Technology, has been studying Iraq’s water resources for the past 40 years.

Meeting with the president of the American University in Baghdad, Dr. Michael W. Mulnix.
Collaboration with American University in Baghdad

A planned collaboration with American University in Baghdad, Iraq, is being discussed and a new meeting in Sweden is planned for the autumn.

Jan Laue Professor and Head of Subject
Luleå University of Technology
Soil Mechanics
Mining and Geotechnical Engineering
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
+46 (0)920 491288
Article in journal
Niaz. R, Iqbal. N, Al-Ansari. N, Hussain. I, Elsherbini Elashkar. E, Shamshoddin Soudagar. S, et al.
PeerJ, Vol. 10
Mathematical problems in engineering (Print), Vol. 2022
Article, review/survey
Kumar. R, Qureshi. M, Vishwakarma. D, Al-Ansari. N, Kuriqi. A, Elbeltagi. A, et al.
Part of: Case Studies in Chemical and Environmental Engineering
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