Dr Peter Cleall
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Peter John Cleall: graduated from Cardiff University in 1994 with a first class honours degree in Civil Engineering. He remained in Cardiff to read for a PhD, funded through an EPSRC Total Technology studentship with AECL (Atomic Energy of Canada Limited) as the supporting industrial company, focused on modelling the thermal-hydraulic-mechanical behaviour of expansive clays. Following a post-doc position he was appointed as an academic member of staff and is currently a Senior Lecturer.
Peter Cleall’s research activities initially focused on the area of coupled flow and deformation behaviour in soils and have developed to encompass a number of areas in the subject of geoenvironmental and geotechnical engineering. He has been actively involved in a number of international research programmes, (for example, the Prototype Repository project and the Integrated Project NF-Pro, both key European Commission funded research activities in the area of geological disposal of high level nuclear waste). He has expertise and interest in:
Numerical and analytical modelling
Saturated and unsaturated soil behaviour
Fate and flow of pollutants in various media
Behaviour of permafrost and freezing/thawing soils
Integrated GIS assessment
Impact of vegetation on geotechnical and geoenvironmental systems
High-level nuclear waste repositories
Thermal ground energy, storage and extraction
Subsurface gas generation, flow and management
He undertook an 12 month industrial secondment to Jacobs Engineering UK (2010-2011) and has served as a member of the Géotechnique Advisory Panel (2010-2013). He currently is an Associate Regional Editor for the ICE’s Environmental Geotechnics Journal and regularly acts as a reviewer for numerous international journals and funding bodies. He has also acted as an expert reviewer for SKB, Sweden and currently serves as an MSc External Examiner at Imperial College.Connection could not be established.