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Shaymaa Tareq Kadhim

Civil Engineering Department


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A lecturer of geotechnical engineering. My area of interest is ground improvement techniques

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Ph.D., Civil Environmental and Architectural Engineering Department, the University of Kansas, the United States of America. GPA 4.0 (graduation date: August 1st 2016).

M.Sc, Geotechnical Engineering, Building and Construction Engineering Department, University of Technology, Baghdad / Iraq (July 2007). GPA 3.3

B.Sc., Building and Construction Engineering Department, University of Technology, Baghdad / Iraq (2004). GPA 3.4.

Ground improvement techniques for roadway applications for instance embankments supported by ordinary soil columns and geosynthetic encased soil columns

Stability analysis of slopes and embankments constructed on soft soil deposit.

Numerical analysis, modeling with FLAC/SLOPE 6.0, FLAC 2D 6.0, and FLAC 3D.

Behavior of laterally-loaded piles embedded within an MSE wall system.

Evaluation of Pull-Out Capacities of Different Pile Models Embedded in Unsaturated Sandy Soil.

Three-dimensional numerical analysis of individual geotextile-encased sand columns with surrounding loose sand.

Stability analysis of roadway embankments supported by stone columns with the presence of water table under short-term and long-term conditions

Stability Analysis of Embankments Supported by Geosynthetic Encased Stone Columns.

Studying the Behavior of Axially Loaded Single Pile in Clayey Soil with Cavities

Data Communication

Engineering Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Surveying, Programming with Visual Basic, Soil Mechanics I and II, Foundation Engineering.

Technical English Writing course and Geotechnical Technique course.

Second place in national GeoPrediction competition organized by ASCE, IFCEE conference San Antonio, Tx (March, 2015).

Third place in poster student competition organized by ASCE, Kansas City annual conference (April, 2015).

Vice president of Kansas University Geotechnical Society (KUGS), (2015 – 2016).

Member of honor society for outstanding students (Phi Kappa Phi) (November 2015- up to date).

Treasurer of Kansas University Geotechnical Society (KUGS), (2014 – 2015).