Geotechnical Engineering Group

Department of Civil & Structural Engineering

Mrs Muna Alfergani

Postgraduate Research Student

Contact

malfergani1@sheffield.ac.uk

Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
Sir Frederick Mappin Building
Mappin Street,
Sheffield,
S1 3JD

Profile

Muna has got her BSc. in civil enginereeing from Garyounis University in Libya and then imeditly obtained higher diploma in geotechnical engineering from the same University, also Muna has got her Master degree of civil engineering in Highyways and Traffic Engineering from Cracow University of Technology_ Poland. Before joint geotechnical grope in sheffeild university she was the dean of the higher institute of engineering in benghazi libya.

Qualifications

B.Sc,Higher diploma, M.Sc in Civil Engineering

Research project(s)

Resilience of infrastructure in a changing climate

Existing transportation infrastructure (i.e. road and rail) are supported by earthworks predominantly constructed by end or side-tipping, with little consideration for compaction of soil. The legacy of these poor construction practices is infrastructure embankments which suffer from significant annual displacements and are prone to failure in the long-term. Research conducted...