Rebecca Lunn

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  • United Kingdom

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Development of novel, low-carbon ground engineering technologies. Development of low viscosity injectable grouts for ground barrier formation and ground improvement The hydro-mechanical controls on fluid flow through geological structures, including faults

20042021

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Research Interests

  • Use of microbially mediated mineral precipitation for ground improvement and ground sealing
  • Development and application of colloidal silica-based grouts for ground improvement and ground sealing
  • Development of detectable cementitious grouts for reliable barrier formation
  • Fluid flow in geological faults, estimating fault permeability (particular relevance to radioactive waste disposal, CO2 sequestration and oil and gas exploitation)
  • The relationaship between fault permeability and seismicity - temporal and spatial evolution
  • Predicting ground permeability through structural geology and rock mechanics
  • Groundwater flow and contaminant transport
  • Rock mechanics and structural geology
  • Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems
  • Computer modelling

Education/Academic qualification

Master in Science, Newcastle University

Doctor of Engineering, Newcastle University

Bachelor of Arts, University of Cambridge

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