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Julio R. Valdes, Ph.D.

Senate Distinguished Professor

 

Civil, Construction, and Env. Engineering

San Diego State University 

5500 Campanile Drive San Diego, CA 92182 

jvaldes at mail.sdsu.edu

+1 619 594 7070

Current Research Students

Jon Cabrera
Polymer-bonded clays

Amanda Martinez
Polymer-bonded sands

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Ranya Zina
Lunar regolith simulants

Former Graduate Students

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David Riley

Breakage

(stiffness monitoring)

Kishore K. Shivaram

Cementation

Nicole Garcia

Cemented Sands

Johan Gallay

Localized compaction

Chris Vonk

Expansive soils

Colm Kenny

Fines migration

Ujwal Patil

Expansive soils

Iko Syahrial

Breakage

(AE and Vp monitoring)

 

Anh (Vicky) Ngo
Granulated tire rubber

Doug Jacobson Conglomerates

Eddie Liang

Smart filtrers

Pouya Golshan

Localization

Fabio Fernandes
AE monitoring

Lilian Rodriguez  Breakage

Selene Leleu
Breakage

(mineralogy effects)

Benito Caban

Breakage

(permeability)

Nicole Salem

Filtration

Arce Doble 

Stress relaxation

Vicky Karanikola
Filtration

Eren Koprulu

Breakage
(internal stability)

Pambos Lestas

Radial clogging