ICE UAE Learned event: Soil reinforcement, Abu Dhabi

29 March, 2016 | 18:30 - 20:00

Using modern day materials to reinforce the soil.
Using modern day materials to reinforce the soil.

About this event

This session will look at design checks for Retaining walls and Basal Reinforcement, as well as typical materials used for these purposes and will include case studies from within the Middle East.

Key Learning Points:

  • Design aspects on Retaining Walls and abutments.
  • Fill Slopes and Soil Nailed Slopes.
  • Basal Reinforcement on soft soils, on piled embankments and spanning voids.
  • Typical materials used for Soil Reinforcement.

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Event materials

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Jayakrishnan Puthiya Veettil

Jayakrishnan Puthiya Veettil
Jayakrishnan Puthiya Veettil

Mr. Jay P.V is experienced in designing of few of the world's tallest reinforced retaining structures like,

The 40m high wall in Albania; the tallest of its kind in Europe,

The 75m high wall in Sikkim, India, an award winning project.

Jay P.V is currently working as the 'Regional Technical Manager' with Maccaferri Middle East based at Dubai, UAE; a subsidiary of Officine Maccaferri Italy. His main responsibility is to promote Maccaferri's technical solutions, develop designs and control all the technical aspects of the Company's business in the gulf region. He posses around 12 years of working experience.

Mr. Jay P.V graduated in Civil Engineering in 2000 and post graduated in Geotechnical Engineering in 2003. Thereafter he started industrial career as a 'Design Engineer' at 'VSL India Pvt Ltd', working with different types of Reinforced Soil Systems. Later in 2005, joined Maccaferri India as a 'Techno-Marketing Engineer' responsible for propagation of the innovative Maccaferri technologies to various prospective Clients and Consultants.

In 2011, he joined the Maccaferri HQ technical department in Italy as the 'International Projects Manager'. Mr. Jay P.V is having a number of published papers in Geotechnical Engineering to his credit.