Energy geotechnics, shallow geothermal energy, deep geothermal energy/enhanced geothermal systems, environmental geotechnics
Lecturer in Civil Engineering – Abertay University (February 2020 – present)
Active research projects:
Energy geotechnics, specifically the thermo-mechanical behaviour of diaphragm walls used to utilise shallow geothermal energy.
Daniel Gilmour, Ehsan Jorat, Andrew Minto, Irene Tierney (2022). Effectiveness of construction mitigation measures to avoid or minimise impact to groundwater dependent wetlands and to peat hydrology. CD2019_03. Available online at: crew.ac.uk/publications
Daniel Gilmour, Ehsan Jorat, Andrew Minto, Irene Tierney Malcolm Coull, Matt Aitkenhead, Rupert Hough (2022), Applying drinking water treatment sludges to land: opportunities and implications. CRW2019_01. Available online at: crew.ac.uk/publications
Minto, A., Leung, A. K., Vitali, D. & Knappett, J. A. 2016. Thermomechanical properties of a new small-scale reinforced concrete thermo-active pile for centrifuge testing. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Energy Geotechnics, ICEGT 2016, Kiel, Germany, 29–31 August 2016, 37-44.
Vitali, D., Leung, A. K., Minto, A. & Knappett, J. A. 2016. A New Model Concrete for Reduced-Scale Model Tests of Energy Geo-Structures. Geo-Chicago 2016.