Dr Mike Long
- Co-Principal Investigator
Mike Long is a civil engineer and holds BE (UCC), MEngSc (UCC) and PhD (UCD) degrees. Following graduation he spent 11 years in geotechnical engineering practice mainly with the British firm ARUP. Since 1996 he has been at UCD and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2006. He currently supervises 2 PhD and 2 MEngSc research students. He is also a visiting Professor at NTNU Trondheim, Norway. His research work mostly comprises the characterisation of natural soils, on soil structure interaction for deep basements and on shallow geothermal systems. Mike regularly acts as a consultant on general infrastructural engineering projects.