Aaron Gallant, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
311 Boardman Hall
University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469-5711
Ph.D. Civil Engineering
Northwestern University, 2014
M.S. Civil Engineering
Northwestern University, 2011
B.S. Civil Engineering
Tufts University, 2009
CIE 365 – Introductory Soil Mechanics
CIE 460 – Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering
Reconciling full-scale performance by combining theory and practice. Research activities include:
- Monitoring performance of full-scale geosystems
- Analytical and numerical analyses
- Evaluating the constitutive behavior of soils in the laboratory
- In-situ testing
Special topics of interest include:
- Behavior of gassy/unsaturated soils and resiliency to instabilities, extreme events, and dynamic loading
- Ground improvement
- Soil-structure interaction
Gallant, A.P., Finno, R.J. (2016). “Stress redistribution after blast densification.” J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng., ASCE, (accepted).
Finno, R.J., Gallant, A.P., Sabatini, P. (2016). “Evaluating ground improvement after blast densification: performance at the Oakridge Landfill.” J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng., ASCE, 142(1).