Imperial College London

DrJohn-PaulLatham

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Reader in Geomechanics
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 7327j.p.latham Website

 
 
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Location

 

4.97Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

NERC (AS CO-INVESTIGATOR).

EPSRC, NERC, H2020  (As Principal Investigator)


 

  • 2016-2020 €5.925M overall project “SURE” Novel Productivity Enhancement Concept for a Sustainable Utilization of a Geothermal Resource - £368K is for ICL to deliver on WP7.
  • 2018-2019 EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account EP/R511547/1 – “DEM Plus”: complex shape packer £75K,
  • 2015-2016 EP/K503733/1 – “NBWPT”: Numerical Breakwater Tool £72K
  • 2014-2018 "RATE"- Hydromechanical and Biogeochemical Processes in Fractured Rock Masses in the Vicinity of a Geological Disposal Facility for Radioactive Waste, HYDROFRAME. £1.62M to ICL of which WP4 lead by JPL is worth £513K.
  • EP/H030123/1 2010-2014 GGS - Modelling forces and stresses in gigantic granular systems for coastal engineers (PI) £476K
  • GR/S42699/01  2004-2009 VGW - A VIRTUAL GEOSCIENCE WORKBENCH FOR DISCONTINUOUS SYSTEMS (PI) £470K
  • GR/L93454/02  2000 THE PACKING OF ROCK FRAGMENTS (PI) £56K
  • GR/L93454/01  1999 THE PACKING OF ROCK FRAGMENTS (PI) £51K
  • GR/K17705/01  1996 ROCK WEAR ON BEACHES - A THEORETICAL AND LABRATORY INVESTIGATION (PI) £38K 

INDUSTRY (As Principal Investigator)

DEM Plus - Imperial Innovations 2018 £25K

Fibre reinforced sprayed concrete : ICE Institution of Civil Engineers, Industry Contacts: Dr K. Bower (London Underground), Dr A. Bedi (Bedi Consulting)


EPSRC CASE Studentship - Johnson Matthey 2013-2017

Itf-ISF3 (2010-2013): Fractured Reservoirs Consortium: (£178K)

SOGREAH, BAIRD & ASSOCIATES (2009-2012): Forces and stresses in armour units and armour layers (£180k)

RIO TINTO (2007-2009): Packing, void characterisation and fluid flow Xavier Garcia PhD Research Project Additional Support (£30.5K)

BAIRD ASSOCIATES, CONCRETE LAYER INNOVATIONS (2007-2008): Wave Breaking and Fluids Coupling - Julian Mindel PhD Research Project Extension (£38K)

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY / HR WALLINGFORD (2004-2006): Rock Armour Integrity (£35K)

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY / HR WALLINGFORD (2001-2002): DETR Partners in Innovation Scheme: Packing in Rock Armour For Breakwaters (£120K)

Research Links: 

Collaborators

Dr Gerard J. Gorman

Dr J P Harrison

Dr Gareth Collins

Dr M.D. Piggott

Prof.C.C.Pain

Research Staff

Higuera,P

Kampitsis,A

Xiang,J

Research Student Supervision

Anastasaki,E, Application of Numerical Modelling to Coastal Structures Armoured with Concrete Units

DUPRAY,S, Integrity of hydraulic works rock blocks: full-scale test to predict mass distribution change

Farsi,A, Numerical Simulation of Particle Stress and Fracture, Application to Process Catalysts

GARCIA,X, Modelling the micro-structure and hydraulic properties of sands

GUISES,R, Numerical simulation and characterisation of the packing of granular materials

Guo,L, Development of a three-dimensional fracture model for the combined finite-discrete element method

HUANJIN,W, Predictions of in-situ and blastpile block size distributions of rock masses: armourstone production

Karantzoulis,N, Development and implementation of in-elastic material models for use with FEMDEM numerical methods: application to coastal structures armoured with concrete armour units.

Lei,Q, Characterisation and modelling of natural fracture networks: geometry, geomechanics and fluid flow

MINDEL,J, Interface tracking and solid-fluid coupling techniques with coastal engineering applications

NEWBERRY,S, Experimental study of rock geometry, construction, packing density of rock armoured sea structures

PING,L, Analysis of in-situ and blasted block size distributions and the blastability of rock masses