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Prof. Buddhima Indraratna, PhD

Dr. Buddhima Indraratna is a Professor of Civil Engineering at University of Wollongong, Australia. He has been leading several high profile projects funded by the Australian Research Council and has been a consultant to various geotechnical and rail organizations and a United Nations consultant. He is a Civil Engineering graduate from Imperial College, London. Since his PhD from the University of Alberta in 1987, his significant contributions to geotechnical and railway engineering have been acknowledged through numerous national and international awards, including the 2009 E.H. Davis Memorial lecture of Australian Geomechanics Society, 2009. For his pioneering contributions to Australian railway innovations, he was honored with the prestigious Business and Higher Education award by the Australian Government in 2009 and the Engineers Australia Transport Medal in 2011. Over the past two decades, he also received many best paper awards, for example by the Canadian Geotechnical Society, Swedish Geotechnical Society and IACMAG.

He was instrumental in developing new Australian standards for vertical drains in soft soils and for revising the standards for railway ballast in the State of New South Wales. Furthermore, he was the recipient of the 2014 CS Desai Medal from IACMAG. He has more than 500 publications including over 200 journal papers, 6 books and 45 invited keynote papers, and has successfully supervised over 45 PhD graduates.

Professor Indraratna is a Fellow of several professional bodies including the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Institution of Engineers, Australia, American Society of Civil Engineers and the Geological Society of UK.

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