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Andrew Minto

Lecturer

  • 4 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
20162016

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I am currently a Lecturer in Civil Engineering. My primary research studies the fundamental behaviour of thermo-active geo-structures, in particular, thermo-active diaphragm walls and how they interact with adjacent structures using physical (centrifuge) and numerical modelling techniques.

I obtained a First Class Honours degree in Civil Engineering from Abertay University in 2013, after which I worked as a Graduate Engineer for Mouchel for two years where I worked on a wide variety of infrastructure projects including road maintenance and flood defence schemes. I then started my PhD research at the University of Dundee working as part of the highly regarded Geotechnical Engineering Research Group. Prior to joining Abertay in February 2020, I was an Assistant Geotechnical Engineer at WSP where I was involved in mainly large infrastructure projects carrying out geotechnical investigations and designs.

I am currently serving as Junior Vice-Chair on the ICE Tayside and Fife Branch.

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Research Output

  • 4 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 2 Conference contribution

A new model concrete for reduced-scale model tests of energy geo-structures

Vitali, D., Leung, A. K., Minto, A. & Knappett, J. A., 11 Aug 2016, Geo-Chicago 2016: geotechnics for sustainable energy: selected papers from sessions of Geo-Chicago 2016. Farid, A., De, A., Reddy, K. R., Yesiller, N. & Zekkos, D. (eds.). Reston: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 185-194 10 p. (Geotechnical special publication; no. 270).

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Thermomechanical properties of a new small-scale reinforced concrete thermo-active pile for centrifuge testing

    Minto, A., Leung, A. K., Vitali, D. & Knappett, J. A., 8 Aug 2016, Energy Geotechnics: proceedings of the 1st International conference on energy geotechnics, ICEGT 2016, Kiel, Germany, 29-31 August 2016. Wuttke, F., Bauer, S. & Sanchez, M. (eds.). Leiden: CRC Press, p. 37-44 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)