Michael Kenny

Teaching Fellow

Personal Statement

I am a Teaching Fellow in Civil Engineering with 28 years experience in geotechnics, and a Chartered Civil Engineer. I am a very experienced teacher of engineering mechanics, materials, soil mechanics and the design of geotechnical structures, and make extensive use of online interactive learning techniques for formative and summative assessment. I am also very experienced in leading, developing and managing undergraduate teaching programmes in Civil Engineering, including curriculum review and enhancement. I have held a number of senior administrative and management positions including Undergraduate Course Director and Director of Recruitment. I have been involved in teaching development initiatives including SHEFC and SRIF funded programmes, and the Entice project. As part of my commitment to scholarship and professional development, I maintain interests in research which cover foundation engineering, reinforced and stabilised soils, and the use of recycled and marginal materials.

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  1. Enhancing student transitions into engineering from underrepresented backgrounds

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceSpeech

  2. Enhancing transitions into civil engineering (EnTICE)

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  3. An overview of research activities and achievement in geotechnics from the Scottish Universities Geotechnics Network (SUGN)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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  1. BGA International Conference on Foundations

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganiser of major conference

  2. KELLER LTD

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external organisation

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Projects

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  1. Doctoral Training Grant | Jones, Gareth

    Project: Research Studentship - Internally AllocatedResearch Studentship (Internally Allocated)

  2. GEO-INSTALL

    Project: Research

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