Abdelmalek Bouazza

Professor

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Unsaturated behaviour of GCLs, Contaminant transport through GCLs

1990 …2020

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Research Output

2020

A 3D-DEM investigation of the mechanism of arching within geosynthetic-reinforced piled embankment

Badakhshan, E., Noorzad, A., Bouazza, A., Zameni, S. & King, L., 15 Mar 2020, In : International Journal of Solids and Structures. 187, p. 58-74 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

A scalable parallel computing SPH framework for predictions of geophysical granular flows

Yang, E., Bui, H. H., De Sterck, H., Nguyen, G. D. & Bouazza, A., May 2020, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 121, 22 p., 103474.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Load recovery mechanism of arching within piled embankments using discrete element method and small scale tests

Badakhshan, E., Noorzad, A., Bouazza, A., Dafalias, Y. F., Zameni, S. & King, L., 1 Jan 2020, In : Powder Technology. 359, p. 59-75 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
2019

A review of experimental and prediction methods for assessing the freezing characteristic curve of GCLs

Carnero-Guzman, G. G., Bouazza, A., Gates, W. P. & Rowe, R. K., 1 Jan 2019, Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics Volume 2 - Towards a Sustainable Geoenvironment. Bouazza, A., Zhan, L. & Chen, Y. (eds.). Springer, p. 616-623 8 p. (Environmental Science and Engineering).

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

A simplified design method for energy piles

Liu, H. L., Wang, C. L., Kong, G. Q., Ding, X. M. & Bouazza, A., Oct 2019, In : Acta Geotechnica. 14, 5, p. 1605-1613 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Assessment of bentonite compatibility with salinity using centrifugation-based water retention

Fehervari, A., Gates, W. P., Bouazza, A. & Shackelford, C. D., 1 Mar 2019, In : Geotechnical Testing Journal. 42, 2, p. 275-295 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Axial and radial thermal responses of energy pile under six storey residential building

Faizal, M., Bouazza, A., McCartney, J. S. & Haberfield, C., 1 Jan 2019, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 56, 7, p. 1019-1033 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Behavior of geosynthetic-reinforced piled embankments with defective piles

King, L., Bouazza, A., Gaudin, C., O'Loughlin, C. D. & Bui, H. H., Nov 2019, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 145, 11, 17 p., 04019090.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Colloidal aspects of incompatibility reactions of bentonite with saline leachates as indicated from a modified fluid loss test

Fehervari, A., Gates, W. P., Liu, Y., Bouazza, A., Marchuk, A., Marchuk, S., Turney, T. W. & Patti, A. F., Oct 2019, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 56, 10, p. 1406-1417 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of cyclic temperature variations on thermal response of an energy pile under a residential building

Faizal, M., Bouazza, A., McCartney, J. S. & Haberfield, C., 1 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 145, 10, 14 p., 04019066.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Factors affecting the bio-cementing process of coarse sand

Mahawish, A., Bouazza, A. & Gates, W. P., 1 Feb 2019, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Ground Improvement. 172, 1, p. 25-36 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Field investigation of temporal variation of volatile organic compounds at a landfill in Hangzhou, China

Wang, Q., Zuo, X., Xia, M., Xie, H., He, F., Shen, S., Bouazza, A. & Zhu, L., 1 Jun 2019, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 26, 18, p. 18162–18180 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Impact of acid leachates on microtexture of bentonites used in geosynthetic clay liners

Liu, Y., Gates, W. P. & Bouazza, A., 1 Apr 2019, In : Geosynthetics International. 26, 2, p. 136-145 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Kinematics of soil arching in piled embankments

King, L., Bouazza, A., Dubsky, S., Rowe, R. K., Gniel, J. & Bui, H. H., 1 Nov 2019, In : Geotechnique. 69, 11, p. 941-958 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of three-dimensional displacement field in piled embankments using synchrotron X-ray tomography

King, L., Bouazza, A., Maksimenko, A., Gates, W. P. & Dubsky, S., 1 Jan 2019, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 56, 6, p. 885-892 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring retardation factors of 133cesium and 88strontium cations using column test

Cao, J., Bate, B., Bouazza, A. & Deng, W., 8 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 145, 9, 7 p., 06019009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Numerical simulation of geosynthetic clay liner desiccation under high thermal gradients and low overburden stress

Ghavam-Nasiri, A., El-Zein, A., Airey, D., Rowe, R. K. & Bouazza, A., 1 Jul 2019, In : International Journal of Geomechanics. 19, 7, 20 p., 04019069.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Preface

Zhan, L., Chen, Y. & Bouazza, A., 2019, Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics: Towards a Sustainable Geoenvironment. Zhan, L., Chen, Y. & Bouazza, A. (eds.). Singapore Singapore: Springer, Vol. 3. p. v-vi 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword / PostscriptOther

Strengthening crushed coarse aggregates using bio-grouting

Mahawish, A., Bouazza, A. & Gates, W. P., 2019, In : Geomechanics and Geoengineering. 14, 1, p. 59-70 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Ultimate bearing capacity of energy piles in dry and saturated sand

Liu, H., Wang, C., Kong, G. & Bouazza, A., Jun 2019, In : Acta Geotechnica. 14, 3, p. 869-879 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Unconfined compressive strength and visualization of the microstructure of coarse sand subjected to different biocementation levels

Mahawish, A., Bouazza, A. & Gates, W. P., 1 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 145, 8, 13 p., 04019033.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Using neutron spectroscopy to measure soil-water retention at high suction ranges

Carnero-Guzman, G. G., Gates, W. P., Bouazza, A., Aldridge, L. P. & Bordallo, H. N., Dec 2019, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 56, 12, p. 1999-2003 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2018

Analytical model for vapour-phase VOCs transport in four-layered landfill composite cover systems

Xie, H., Wang, Q., Bouazza, A. & Feng, S., 1 Sep 2018, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 101, p. 80-94 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Axial and radial thermal responses of a field-scale energy pile under monotonic and cyclic temperature changes

Faizal, M., Bouazza, A., Haberfield, C. & McCartney, J. S., 1 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 144, 10, 14 p., 04018072.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Durability of carbon-fibre-reinforced polymer strands in ground anchors

Sentry, M., Bouazza, A., Al-Mahaidi, R. & Mahawish, A., 17 Dec 2018, In : Environmental Geotechnics. 5, 6, p. 356-370 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of particle size distribution on the bio-cementation of coarse aggregates

Mahawish, A. M., Bouazza, A. & Gates, W. P., 1 Aug 2018, In : Acta Geotechnica. 13, 4, p. 1019-1025 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

25 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of surface roughness and hardness of continuum materials on interface shear strength of granular materials

Abuel-Naga, H. M., Shaia, H. A. & Bouazza, A., 1 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Testing and Evaluation. 46, 2, 6 p., JTE20160375.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of water salinity on the water retention curve of geosynthetic clay liners

Lu, Y., Abuel-Naga, H., Leong, E-C., Bouazza, A. & Lock, P., 1 Dec 2018, In : Geotextiles and Geomembranes. 46, 6, p. 707-714 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of a very low pH solution on the properties of an HDPE geomembrane

Zhang, L., Bouazza, A., Rowe, R. K. & Scheirs, J., 1 Apr 2018, In : Geosynthetics International. 25, 2, p. 118-131 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Energy utilisation and ground temperature distribution of a field scale energy pile under monotonic and cyclic temperature changes

Faizal, M. & Bouazza, A., 2018, Proceedings of China-Europe Conference on Geotechnical Engineering. Wu, W. & Yu, H-S. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Springer, Vol. 2. p. 1591-1594 4 p.

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

Evaluating leakages through GMB/GCL composite liners considering random hole distributions in wrinkle networks

Zhan, L., Chen, C., Bouazza, A. & Chen, Y., 1 Apr 2018, In : Geotextiles and Geomembranes. 46, 2, p. 131-145 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Geosynthetic reinforced column supported embankments and the role of ground improvement installation effects

King, D. J., Bouazza, A., Gniel, J. R., Rowe, R. K. & Bui, H. H., 1 Jan 2018, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 55, 6, p. 792-809 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Heat transfer in a geosynthetics composite liner system containing wrinkles

Tincopa, M., Bouazza, A. & Rowe, R. K., 2018, Proceedings of China-Europe Conference on Geotechnical Engineering. Wu, W. & Yu, H-S. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Springer, Vol. 2. p. 1316-1319 4 p.

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

Improvement of Coarse Sand Engineering Properties by Microbially Induced Calcite Precipitation

Mahawish, A., Bouazza, A. & Gates, W. P., 26 Nov 2018, In : Geomicrobiology Journal. 35, 10, p. 887-897 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Improvement of soft soils using bio-cemented sand columns

Mahawish, A., Bouazza, A. & Gates, W. P., 2018, Proceedings of China-Europe Conference on Geotechnical Engineering. Wu, W. & Yu, H-S. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Springer, Vol. 1. p. 822-825 4 p.

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

Insufficient initial hydration of GCLs from some subgrades: Factors and causes

Acikel, A. S., Gates, W. P., Singh, R. M., Bouazza, A. & Rowe, R. K., 1 Dec 2018, In : Geotextiles and Geomembranes. 46, 6, p. 770-781 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Kinematics of piled embankments with defective piles

King, L., Bouazza, A. & Dubsky, S., 2018, Proceedings of China-Europe Conference on Geotechnical Engineering. Wu, W. & Yu, H-S. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Springer, Vol. 2. p. 1682-1686 5 p.

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

Methane hotspot localization and visualization at a large-scale Xi'an landfill in China: Effective tool for landfill gas management

Shen, S., Chen, Y., Zhan, L., Xie, H., Bouazza, A., He, F. & Zuo, X., 1 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 225, p. 232-241 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Micro X-ray visualisation of the interaction of geosynthetic clay liner components after partial hydration

Gates, W. P., Dumadah, G. & Bouazza, A., 1 Dec 2018, In : Geotextiles and Geomembranes. 46, 6, p. 739-747 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting the behavior of unbound granular materials under repeated loads based on the compact shakedown state

Badakhshan, E., Noorzad, A., Bouazza, A. & Zameni, S., 15 Dec 2018, In : Transportation Geotechnics. 17, p. 35-47 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Time-dependent unsaturated behaviour of geosynthetic clay liners

Acikel, A. S., Gates, W. P., Singh, R. M., Bouazza, A., Fredlund, D. G. & Rowe, R. K., 1 Dec 2018, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 55, 12, p. 1824-1836 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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5 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Arching stress/deformation behaviour in geosynthetic reinforced column supported embankments

King, D., Gniel, J., King, L., Bouazza, A. & Bui, H., 2017, Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, ICSMGE 2017. p. 1365-1368 4 p.

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of welding parameters on properties of HDPE geomembrane seams

Zhang, L., Bouazza, A., Rowe, R. K. & Scheirs, J., 1 Aug 2017, In : Geosynthetics International. 24, 4, p. 408-418 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Gas advection-diffusion in geosynthetic clay liners with powder and granular bentonites

Bouazza, A., Rouf, M. A., Singh, R. M., Rowe, R. K. & Gates, W. P., 1 Dec 2017, In : Geosynthetics International. 24, 6, p. 607-614 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Heat mitigation in geosynthetic composite liners exposed to elevated temperatures

Bouazza, A., Ali, M. A., Rowe, R. K., Gates, W. P. & El-Zein, A., 1 Oct 2017, In : Geotextiles and Geomembranes. 45, 5, p. 406-417 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Load-transfer platform behaviour in embankments supported on semi-rigid columns: Implications of the ground reaction curve

King, D. J., Bouazza, A., Gniel, J. R., Rowe, R. K. & Bui, H. H., 2017, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 54, 8, p. 1158-1175 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

24 Citations (Scopus)

New insight on geosynthetic clay liner hydration: The key role of subsoils mineralogy

Bouazza, A., Ali, M. A., Gates, W. P. & Rowe, R. K., 1 May 2017, In : Geosynthetics International. 24, 2, p. 139-150 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Serviceability design for geosynthetic reinforced column supported embankments

King, D. J., Bouazza, A., Gniel, J. R., Rowe, R. K. & Bui, H. H., 1 Aug 2017, In : Geotextiles and Geomembranes. 45, 4, p. 261-279 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

36 Citations (Scopus)

Special Issue: modified clays for barriers

Di Emidio, G., Katsumi, T., Touze-Foltz, N. & Bouazza, A., 15 Jun 2017, In : Applied Clay Science. 142, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Water retention curve of GCLs using a modified sample holder in a chilled-mirror dew-point device

Lu, Y., Abuel-Naga, H. & Bouazza, A., 1 Feb 2017, In : Geotextiles and Geomembranes. 45, 1, p. 23-28 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)