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Research Interests

Soil and ground stabilization using soil-cement mixing technology

Looking into short and long term performance of initially weak ground enhanced in strength by soil mixing technology using various binders with applications to pavements, slopes, columns, waste containment liners and barriers etc.

 Collapsibility of partially saturated soils

Looking into metastability of partially saturated soils which suffer from excessive volume changes and strength loss upon collapse causing cracking to structures thus compromising their stability integrity. 

Hydraulic fracture mechanics of cohesive dam cores

Looking into fracture mechanism of cohesive dam cores induced by hydraulic pressure leading to excessive massive leaks.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctorate, Gifu University

1 Apr 199630 Apr 1999

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Research Output 2015 2020

  • 34 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 11 Article
  • 2 Literature review
  • 1 Conference proceeding
2 Downloads (Pure)

Desert loess: a selection of relevant topics

Smalley, I., Marshall, J., Fitzsimmons, K., Whalley, W. B. & Ngambi, S., Apr 2019, Geologos, 25, 1, p. 91-102 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
Clay minerals
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Effect of intrinsic microscopic properties and suction on swell characteristics of compacted expansive clays

Eyo, E. U., Ngambi, S. & Abbey, S., Mar 2019, In : Transportation geotechnics. 18, p. 124-131 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
agricultural product
34 Downloads (Pure)

Effect of Organic Matter on Swell and Undrained Shear Strength of Treated Soils

Abbey, S. J., Olubanwo, A., Ngambi, S., Eyo, E. U. & Adeleke, B. O., 12 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering. 4, 2, p. 48-58 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
shear strength
organic matter

Incorporation of a nanotechnology-based additive in cementitious products for clay stabilisation

Eyo, E. U., Ngambi, S. & Abbey, S., 9 Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of rock mechanics and geotechnical engineering. 12, 5, p. (In-press) 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Downloads (Pure)

Swell and micro-structural characteristics of high-plasticity clay blended with cement

Abbey, S., Eyo, E. U. & Ngambi, S., 5 Dec 2019, In : Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment. (In-press), p. (In-press) 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access