Dr Paul Shepley - Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering

Dr Paul Shepley

Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering

Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
Sir Frederick Mappin Building
Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD

Telephone: +44 (0) 114 222 5751
Fax: +44 (0) 114 222 5700
Email: p.shepley@sheffield.ac.uk
Room: F132


MA, MEng (Cantab.), PhD.


Paul graduated with a MEng in Civil and Structural Engineering from Cambridge University in 2009.  He then joined the Geotechnical and Environmental Research Group in Cambridge to complete a PhD, making use of the Turner beam centrifuge to complete small scale physical modelling.  Throughout the course of his research, Paul worked with Giken Seisakusho Co. Ltd., a Japanese piling contractor, leading model studies at Cambridge and participating in full scale testing in Japan. 

He joined University of Sheffield in 2013 as a lecturer in Goetechnical Engineering. His primary research interest lies in physical modelling of construction processes.

Selected Publications

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Journal articles

  • Shepley P & Bolton M (2013) Water supply to a geotechnical centrifuge. International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, 13(3), 99-110. RIS download Bibtex download