• 2807 Citations
1979 …2020

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Research Interests

Proessor Finno combines theory and practice to reconcile full-scale field performance of geotechnical structures with analytical and numerical predictions.   In particular, his research interests include full-scale performance of deep excavations and tunnels, adaptive management methods in geotechnical engineering, numerical analysis, inverse analysis techniques, failure processes in soil, small strain behavior of clays and non-destructive testing of deep foundations.

Education/Academic qualification

Civil Engineering, PhD, Stanford University

… → 1983

Geotechnical Engineering, MSCE, Stanford University

… → 1976

Civil Engineering, BS, University of Illinois at Chicago

… → 1975

Research interests

  • Combining theory and practice to reconcile full-scale field performance with analytical and numerical predictions

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  • Research Output

    Case Study of the Observational Method: Northwestern University Simpson-Querrey Biomedical Research Center

    Lewis, J. R., Finno, R. J. & Dellaria, J. B., Jan 1 2020, In : Geotechnical Special Publication. 2020-February, GSP 316, p. 416-428 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

  • Inverse analysis of Hypoplastic Clay model for computing deformations caused by excavations

    Kim, S. & Finno, R. J., Jun 2020, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 122, 103499.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Lessons (Re)learned from Geotechnical Failures

    Finno, R. J., Jan 1 2020, In : Geotechnical Special Publication. 2020-February, GSP 321, p. 14-28 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

  • Inverse Analysis of a Supported Excavation in Chicago

    Kim, S. & Finno, R. J., Sep 1 2019, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 145, 9, 04019050.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Scopus citations

    Observed performance of a sheetpile-supported excavation in Chicago clays

    Finno, R. J., Kim, S., Lewis, J. & Van Winkle, N., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 145, 2, 05018005.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Scopus citations