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Dr Chris Beckett

Chris Beckett
Chris Beckett

Phone: +61 8 6488 3761

Research Expertise:
  • Advanced experimental methods
  • Geomaterials
  • Geomechanics/geomechanical soil science
  • Cemented soils
  • Stabilised soils
  • Soil microstructure
  • Soil compaction
  • Soil mechanics
  • Seepage modelling


Chris Beckett joined UWA in January 2012 following the conferral of his PhD and Master’s degrees from Durham University, UK. His research focuses on the interaction between soil microstructural features and their mechanical properties, within the unsaturated soil mechanics (USM) framework.


ME PhD Durh.


As of February 2015, Chris has supervised 40 Honours students completing projects in the fields of rammed earth research and agricultural engineering.

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