Catherine O’Sullivan

Professor of Particulate Soil Mechanics, Imperial College London, UK

Plenary Speakers

Plenary Title:

“Linking particle scale interactions to bulk behaviour: a geomechanics perspective”


Prof. Catherine O’Sullivan is a Professor of Particulate Soil Mechanics. She is currently head of the Geotechnics Section of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Imperial College.

She completed her PhD studies at the University of California, Berkeley, and has worked as a geotechnical engineer in California. Recognition for her research includes the 2015 Geotechnique lecture and the 2016 Shamsher Prakash Research Award.

She is currently Editor in Chief of the ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. She is the author of Particulate DEM: A geomechanics perspective and has contributed to over 120 journal papers.

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