Office: ECJ 9.227K
Phone: (512) 232-3688
Fax: (512) 471-6548
UT Mail: C1792
The University of Texas at Austin
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department-GEO
301 E. Dean Keeton St. Stop C1792
Austin, TX 78712-1174
Area(s) of Expertise:
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Civil Engineering, 1993
M.S.C.E., Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988
B.S.C.E., Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987
Performance reliability and risk management for geotechnical and geoenvironmental systems; waste containment; site remediation; slope stability; offshore foundations
Najjar, S. S., and Gilbert, R. B. (2009). "Importance of Lower-Bound Capacities in the Design of Deep Foundations," Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 135(7), 890-900.
Gilbert, R. B. and Traver, R. G. (2009), "Beyond Assessing and onto Managing Risk for Levees," Journal of Contemporary Water Resource Research & Education, Universities Council on Water Resources, Issue 141, pp. 15-20.
Gilbert, R.B., Chen, J.Y., Materek, B., Puskar, F., Verret, S., Carpenter, J., Young, A. and Murff, J.D. (2010), "Comparison of Observed and Predicted Performance for Jacket Pile Foundations in Hurricanes," Proc. Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, Texas, OTC Paper No. 20861. Winner Best Conference Paper Award from ASCE.
Nodine, M. C., Gilbert, R. B., Cheon, J. Y., Wright, S. G. and Ward, E. G. (2009), "Risk Analysis for Hurricane Wave-Induced Submarine Mudslides," Proceedings, Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences, 4th International Symposium, Springer, 335-352.
Gilbert, R.B., Murff, J.D. and Clukey, E.C. (2010), "Risk and Reliability on the Frontier of Offshore Geotechnics," Keynote Paper, Proceedings, International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, Perth, Australia.