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Assoc Professor Michael Long

Assoc Professor

Michael Long

Associate Professor
School of Civil Engineering
01 716 3221
University College Dublin, School of Civil Engineering, Richview Newstead Belfield Dublin 4


Dr. Long holds a first class honours B.E. (Civil) degree and a MEngSc degree from University College Cork and a PhD from University College Dublin. Since 1996 he has been at UCD and is an Associate Professor in the School of Civil Engineering teaching and researching in soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering. His particular areas of interest concern the engineering behaviour of natural soft soils and in particular peat and the construction of deep excavations in urban areas. He has published more than 90 journal papers on these topics. Before joining UCD, Dr. Long worked for consulting engineers, mostly Ove Arup & Partners, as a geotechnical engineer in Ireland, the United Kingdom and Singapore. He was responsible for the management of various large projects and several staff. He has particular experience in site investigation, foundation design, soft ground engineering and deep basement and embankment construction.


  • Lecturer
    University College Dublin30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999


  • Consulting Geotechnical Engineer
    Ove Arup & Partners30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
  • Consulting Geotechnical Engineer
    ESB International30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999


  • BE
    University College Cork
  • MEngSc
    University College Cork
  • MIEI
  • MICE
  • PhD
    University College Dublin
  • CEng