Samantha Islam, Ph.D., E.I.

Eric J. Steward , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering
University of South Alabama
150 Jaguar Drive
Shelby Hall, Suite 3142
Mobile, AL 36688
Phone: (251) 460-6174
Fax: (251) 461-1400


Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Louisiana Tech University
M.S. Civil Engineering, Louisiana Tech University
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Research Interests
Geotechnical Engineering: Deep Pile Foundations, Cone Penetrometer applications, and trenchless infrastructure rehabilitation

Courses Taught
CE 443 Geotechnical Engineering
CE 441 Geotechnical Lab
CE 340 Soil Mechanics
CE 314/315 CE Materials & Lab

Selected Publications
Steward, E. and Wang, X. Predicting Pile Setup (Freeze): A New Approach Considering Soil Aging and Pore Pressure Dissipation,
Geo-Frontiers 2011, Dallas, TX

Wang, X. and Steward, E. Predictions of pile setup and its resistance factors for South Louisiana,
Deep Foundations and Geotechnical In Situ Testing, GSP 205, ASCE Proceedings of the 2010 GeoShanghai International Conference, Shanghai, China, pp. 129-134.

Allouche, E. and Steward, E. Organic "High-Build" Spray-in- Place Liners-An Emerging Class of Rehabilitation Methods,
Underground Construction Magazine, June 2009, pp. 28-32.

Contact Information

Questions? Comments?
Please contact Dr. Kevin White

University of South Alabama, Department of Civil Engineering.
150 Jaguar Drive
Shelby Hall, Suite 3142
Mobile, AL 36688

Phone Number: 251- 460-6174


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