Patricia J. Culligan


626 SW Mudd, Mail Code: 4709

Phone: +1 212-854-3154

Research Areas

Geo-environmental engineering, geotechnical centrifuge modeling, porous media flow and transport.


B.Sc. Hons. (Civil Engineering) 1982, University of Leeds
M.Phil. 1985; Ph.D. 1989, Cambridge University

Dr. Culligan’s principal fields of interest include: geoenvironmental engineering, porous media flow and transport, urban sustainability and geotechnical centrifuge modeling. Her current research focuses on experimental and theoretical modeling of problems involving subsurface non-aqueous phase liquid (NAPL) transport and remediation, colloid transport in porous media, unsaturated flows and alternative strategies for urban water and wastewater management. Dr. Culligan is the author or co-author of over 100 technical articles, including two books, three book chapters, and over 60 refereed journal and conference proceedings. 


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