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Durham University

Department of Engineering

Staff Profile

Mr Sravan Muguda Viswanath

Postgraduate student in the Department of Engineering

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Sravan Muguda is an Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher currently working on earthen materials. Sravan’s project aims to incorporate bio-stabilisation methods in developing earthen construction methods and will study its impact on mechanical and durability performance. The project is funded under TERRE which is Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN-ETN) project funded from the H2020 Programme (H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015) of the EC under grant agreement ETN-GA-2015-675762.

Research Interests

  • Earthen construction
  • Soil Stabilisation
  • Sustainability
  • Geotechnical Engineering

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Selected Publications

Conference Paper

  • Muguda,S, Lucas,G, Hughes,P.N, Augarde,C.E, Cuccurullo,A, Perlot,C, Bruno,A.W & Gallipoli,D (2018), Advances in using biological stabilisers and hypercompaction for sustainable earthen construction materials, International Symposium on Earthen Structures 2018. IISc, Bangalore, India.
  • Muguda,S, Booth,S, Hughes, P.N, Augarde,C.E, Perlot,C, Bruno,A.W & Gallipoli,D (2018), Preliminary study on use of biopolymers in earthen construction, 7th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils. Hong Kong, China.

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