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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Faculty at the University of Delaware.

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Victor Kaliakin

Victor Kaliakin

360F DuPont Hall
Newark, Delaware 19716
Phone: 302-831-2409
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1985 | Ph.D | University of California, Davis
1979 | Master | University of California, Berkeley
1978 | Bachelor | University of California, Davis


Computational geomechanics, constitutive modeling of geomaterials and polymers (geosynthetics)


  • Geotechnical


  1. “Geosynthetics and Geosynthetic-Engineered Soil Structures,” Contributions from the Symposium Honoring Prof. Robert M. Koerner, H. I. Ling, V. N. Kaliakin and D. Leshchinsky editors, Columbia University (2005), 303 pages.
  2. “Soils Constitutive Models. Evaluation, Selection, and Calibration,” ASCE Geotechnical Special Technical Publication 128, J. A. Yamamuro and V. N. Kaliakin, editors, New York: ASCE (2005), 512 pages.
  3. “Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterials: Selected Contributions from Frank L. DiMaggio Symposium,” H. I. Ling, A. Anandarajah, M. T. Manzari, V. N. Kaliakin, and A. Smyth, editors, Florida: Boca Raton: CRC Press (2003), 213 pages.
  4. Kaliakin, V. N., Approximate Solution Techniques, Numerical Modeling and Finite Element Methods, New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc. (2002) (ISBN 0-8247-0679-X), 674 pages.
  5. “Measuring and Modeling Time Dependent Soil Behavior,” ASCE Geotechnical Special Technical Publication 61, T. C. Sheahan and V. N. Kaliakin, editors, New York: ASCE (1996), 275 pages.
  6. DeNatale, J. S., and Kaliakin, V. N., An Instructional Supplement for Mechanics of Materials, GINN Press (1988) (ISBN 0-536-57258-5), 125 pages.

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