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Dr Piratheepan Jegatheesan

Senior Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering, Course Coordinator (Construction Engineering) and Deputy Course Coordinator (Civil Engineering)
PhD in Civil Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia; BSc in Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.


Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Other Technology - 109900

Teaching areas

Geomechanics;Mechanics of Structures


  • 2012, National, Highly Commended Award for Excellence in Education or Research, AustStab Pavement Recycling and Stabilisation Association


Also published as: Jegatheesan, Piratheepan; Jegatheesan, P.; Piratheepan, J.; Piratheepan, Jegatheesan
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2014: Investigation of Wave Propagation through Soils to Shallow Buried Fibre Optic Cable *; Department of State Development Business and Innovation - Voucher Program
  • 2013: Resilient Modulus and Permanent Deformation Response of Waste Dolerite as Wearing Course Material for Haul Roads *; HATCH
  • 2011: Geotechnical characteristics of recycled asphalt *; Municipal Association of Victoria
  • 2010: Laboratory testing of biosolids for lagoon embankments *; Geotesta

* Chief Investigator

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