Radoslaw L. Michalowski

Radoslaw L. Michalowski
Professor

Office:  2350 Hayward, 2028 GG Brown
Phone:  (734) 763-2146
Fax:  (734) 764-4292
Email:  rlmich@umich.edu

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
2350 Hayward, 2028 GG Brown
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2125

  • Ph.D., Institute of Fundamental Technological Research (Polish Academy of Sciences), Warsaw, and Tech. Univ. Poznan (Poland), 1980
  • M.S., Technical University of Poznan, 1974
  • The J. S. Braun/Braun Intertec Professorship in Science and Technology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Fall 2015 (also Fall 2008)
  • Kersten Lecturer, Minnesota Geotechnical Society and University of Minnesota, 2014
  • MTS Visiting Professor of Geomechanics, University of Minnesota, Sept./Oct. 2012 (also 2006)
  • Tribute Award (American Polish Engineering Association), 2010
  • The life title of Professor awarded by the President of Poland, 2009
  • Monroe-Brown Foundation Education Excellence Award, UM College of Engineering, 2005
  • Teacher of the Year Award, UM Student Chapter of ASCE, 2004
  • James M. Robbins Excellence in Teaching Award, Great Lakes District, Chi Epsilon, 2003
  • ASCE Faculty Advisor Award (National), 2001, 2002
  • Elected Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2001
  • Chi Epsilon, Faculty Member, 2001
  • Fulbright Fellow, 1981 - 1984
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, Fellow (1988 - )
  • American Academy of Mechanics (1988 - )
  • Anatole S. and Pamela S. Dekaban Fund, Director and Coordinator
  • ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Editor (1997 - 2004), Editorial Board Member (1990 - 1997)
  • ASCE Embankments, Dams and Slopes Committee (1994 -)
  • Computers and Geotechnics, Editorial Board Member (1998 - )
  • Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment, Elsevier, Editorial Board Member (2014 - )
  • Geomechanics and Engineering, Editorial Board Member (2008 - )
  • Getextiles and Geomembranes, Editorial Board Member (2008 - )
  • International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (1983 - ) 
  • International Geosynthetics Society (1992 - )
  • International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Advisory Board (2004 - )
  • International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (1989 - )
  • Polish Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (1978 - )
  • Technical Advisory Committee Member for the International Centre for Computational Engineering, Rhodos, Greece (2007 - )

Geomechanics, Flow of Granular Media, Micromechanics of Sand and Constitutive Modeling, Engineering Plasticity and Limit Analysis, Stability of Earth Structures, Buried Lifelines, Foundation Engineering, Reinforced Soil, Freeze-Thaw Cycle in Soils.

Wang, Z. and Michalowski, R.L. (2015). “Contact Fatigue in Silica Sand - Observations and Modeling.” Journal of Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment, 4, 88-99 (DOI: 10.1016/j.gete.2015.07.003).

Zhang, Y. and Michalowski, R.L. (2015). “Thermal-hydro-mechanical analysis of frost heave and thaw settlement. Journal of Geotech. Geoenv. Engineering, 141 (DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001305).

Michalowski, R.L. (2013). “Stability assessment of slopes with cracks using limit analysis.” Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 50, No. 10, 1011-1021 (DOI: 10.1139/cgj-2012-0448).

Michalowski, R.L. and Nadukuru, S.S. (2012). “Static fatigue, time effects, and delayed increase in penetration resistance after dynamic compaction of sands.”  Journal of Geotech. Geoenv. Engineering, 138, No. 5, 564-574 (DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0000611).

Nadukuru, S.S. and Michalowski, R.L. (2012). “Arching in distribution of active load on retaining walls.” Journal of Geotech. Geoenv. Engineering, 138, No. 5, 575-584 (DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0000617).


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