Aaron Bradshaw’s Research Profile

Bradshaw, Aaron, 2021

  • Professor
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering and Ocean Engineering (limited)
  • 401.874.2680
  • abrads@uri.edu
  • Office Location: Fascitelli Center for Advanced Engineering 386

Recent Grants1

9/24/2020. PI. Triton systems, Department of Energy. “Geotechnical Support for Prototype Development of the Triton Anchor System.”
 9/14/2021. PI. Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium. “Laterally Loaded Helical Piles.”
2/21/2019. PI. TRITON Systems, Inc. “Geotechnical Research for the Development of the HAGIS Anchoring System.”
12/21/2017. PI. RI Department of Transportation. “Reticulated Micropiles for Preservation and Rehabilitation of Transportation Infrastructure.”
1/12/2017. Co-PI. National Science Foundation. “RAPID: Lidar and Sonar Surveys of a Dune Reinforced with Geosynthetic Sand Containers Impacted by Tropical Storm Hermine.”

Recent Publications1

Fanning J, Sivakumar V, Nanda S, et al. Pullout Capacity of Single and Biwing Anchors in a Soft Clay Deposit: Model Investigation in a Centrifuge and FEM Predictions. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 2023; 149(7), 04023050.
Hines EM, Baxter CDP, Ciochetto D, et al. Structural instrumentation and monitoring of the Block Island Offshore Wind Farm. Renewable Energy, 2023; 202, 1032-1045. doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2022.11.115
Green RA, Bradshaw AS, Baxter C. Accounting for Intrinsic Soil Properties and State Variables on Liquefaction Triggering. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 2022; 148(7), 04022056. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0002823
Jalivand S, Gavin K, Sivakumar V, Gilbert RB, Bradshaw A. New insights into the failure mechanisms of horizontal plate anchors in clay during pull-out. Géotechnique, 2022; 72(3), 189-199. doi: 10.1680/jgeot.18P.293
Bradshaw AS, Cullen L, Miller Z. FIELD STUDY OF GROUP EFFECTS ON THE PULLOUT CAPACITY OF ‘DEEP’ HELICAL PILES IN SAND. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 2021. doi: 10.1139/cgj-2021-0072
Bradshaw AS, Apostolov A. Cyclic Strain Approach for the Analysis of Ocean Wave Liquefaction. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 2021; 147(6), 04021030. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0002521
Jalilvand S., Gavin K., Sivakumar V., Gilbert RB. Bradshaw A. New insights into the failure mechanisms of horizontal plate anchors in clay during pull-out. Géotechnique. 2020; 1-11, doi: 10.1680/jgeot.18.P.283
Cerfontaine B, Knappett JA, Brown MJ, Bradshaw AS. Effect of Soil Deformability on the Failure Mechanism of Shallow Plate or Screw Anchors in Sand. Computers and Geotechnics. 2019; 109, 34-45. doi: 10.1016/j.compgeo.2019.01.007
Gerkus H, Lai Y, Senanayake A, et al. Measuring Six-Degree-of-Freedom Movements of Buried Objects in Soil Using a Magnetometer. Geotechnical Testing Journal, 2018; 42(6), 1574-1586. doi: 10.1520/GTJ20170328
Giampa JR, Bradshaw AS, Gerkus H, Gilbert RB, Gavin KG, Sivakumar V. The Effect of Shape on the Pull-Out Capacity of Shallow Plate Anchors in Sand. Geotechnique. 2018; 1-9. doi: 10.1680/jgeot.17.P.269
Bradshaw AS, Giampa JR. A Simple Method for Assessing the Peak Friction Angle of Sand at Very Low Confining Pressures. Geotechnical Testing Journal. 2018; 41(4), 639-647. doi: 10.1520/GTJ20170134
Pour-Ghaz M, Wilson J, Spragg R, et al. Performance and Damage Evolution of Plain and Fiber-Reinforced Segmental Concrete Pipelines Subjected to Transverse Permanent Ground Displacement. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering. 2018; 14(2), 232-246. doi: 10.1080/15732479.2017.1349809

Honors & Awards

  • Young Professor Paper Award. Deep Foundations Institute, 2015


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