Imperial College London, UK
Dr Jamie Standing is Reader in Ground Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Imperial College London. His main research interests are in the areas of soil-structure interaction (tunnels, deep excavations, piles, soil nails), field monitoring, small-scale modelling, unsaturated soil mechanics and laboratory testing of soils. He has run major tunnelling research projects associated with: Jubilee Line Extension (greenfield sites and numerous building interactions); CTRL (effect of tunnelling on piled foundations) and Crossrail (effect on existing cast iron lined tunnels). He was secretary to TC204 (ISSMGE Underground Construction in Soft Ground) from 2001 to 2012. In addition to TC204 he has served on the BGA and BTS committees in London. He has been an editorial board member for Geotechnique and is currently for Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology. He delivered the Géotechnique lecture in 2009.