Dawit Negussey

Professor and Graduate Dean’s Faculty Fellow for Diversity and Inclusion

Civil and Environmental Engineering

151J Link Hall



  • Ph.D. University of British Columbia

Research Interests:

  • Geofoam geotechnics
  • Sensors and grids
  • Innovative infrastructures

Teaching Interests:

  • Soil mechanics
  • Geotechnical
  • Transportation engineering

Select Publications:

Negussey, D., Andrews, L., Singh, S., and Liu, C. (2019). “Forensic Investigation of a Wide Culvert Reconstruction Failure.” ASCE Journal of Pipeline Systems, Vol. 10, No. 3.

Liu, C., and Negussey, D. (2018). “Effects of Installation of Different Density Geofoam and Continuous Vertical Gaps.” Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Geofoam, Springer International, Switzerland.

Temesgen, E., Andrews, L., and Negussey, D. (2018). “Non-Destructive Testing for EPS Geofoam Quality Assurance.” Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Geofoam, Springer International, Switzerland.

Birhan, A., and Negussey, D. (2014). “Effect of Confinement on the Creep Behavior of EPS Geofoam.” ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol. 37, No. 6.

Stuedlein, A. and Negussey, D. (2013) “Use of EPS Geofoam for Support of a Bridge,” American Society of Civil Engineers, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 230.