Dr Stephen Wilkinson

University of Wolverhampton

Stephen Wilkinson (MSci, MSc, PhD, DIC, ARSM, FGS, FRMS, FHEA) is currently the course leader for the BEng (Hons) Civil & Transportation Engineering Programme at the University of Wolverhampton. He has taught and researched in the field of geotechnical engineering for the last 11 years. He specilises in micro-imaging, image quantification/analysis, variability with scale, and geobiotechnology applications within engineering geology. His research work incorporates and is supported by a broard range of disciplines including: Civil Engineering, Environmental Science, Biological Sciences and Geology. He has worked on 11 funded research projects across his areas of research interest. During the last 2 years he has published 16 articles in across these fields.

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Ground biomineralisation to create permeability barriers

Applied Geomicrobiology involves the utilisation of microbial processes in order to alture the properties of ground materials. The aim of this seminar is to discuss ways in which this might be achieved and to outline a research example of such an approach. The key example is biomineralisation (solidification of soils by biological processes). The work is experimental in the UK, but has been applied by others on-site outside the UK.

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