Professor Rebecca Lunn

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Publications

Microbially induced calcite precipitation for sealing anhydrite fractures with gouges
Sang Guijie, Lunn Rebecca, Minto James M, El Mountassir Grainne
56th US Rock mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium (2022)
Biomineral sealing of cracks in degraded concrete structures
Lunn Rebecca J, Turner Ronald J, Minto James M, Salifu E, El Mountassir Grainne
Waste Management Conference 2022, pp. 1-5 (2022)
Performance of colloidal silica grout at elevated temperatures and pressures for cement fracture sealing at depth
Pagano Arianna Gea, El Mountassir GrĂ¡inne, Lunn Rebecca Jane
Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering Vol 208 (2022)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.109782
PLATYMATCH- A particle-matching algorithm for the analysis of platy particle kinematics using X-ray Computed Tomography
Ibeh Christopher U, Pedrotti Matteo, Tarantino Alessandro, Lunn Rebecca
Computers and Geotechnics Vol 138 (2021)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2021.104367
Micro-scale processes in microbially induced carbonate precipitation
Minto James M, Lunn Rebecca J, El Mountassir Grainne, Anderson Mary M
Proceedings of the Resilient Materials 4 Life 2020 (RM4L2020) International Conference , pp. 220-224 (2021)
Microbial induced calcite precipitation as a viable ground improvement technique
Anderson Mary, Lunn Rebecca J, Minto James, El Mountassir Grainne
Proceedings of the Resilient Materials 4 Life 2020 (RM4L2020) International Conference , pp. 136-141 (2021)

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Research interests

  • Use of microbially mediated mineral precipitation for ground improvement and ground sealing
  • Development and application of colloidal silica-based grouts for ground improvement and ground sealing
  • Development of detectable cementitious grouts for reliable barrier formation
  • Fluid flow in geological faults, estimating fault permeability (particular relevance to radioactive waste disposal, CO2 sequestration and oil and gas exploitation)
  • The relationaship between fault permeability and seismicity - temporal and spatial evolution
  • Predicting ground permeability through structural geology and rock mechanics
  • Groundwater flow and contaminant transport
  • Rock mechanics and structural geology
  • Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems
  • Computer modelling

Professional activities

Inhibiting airborne and groundwater-borne transport of radionuclides during decommissioning operations with colloidal silica grout
Speaker
27/11/2022
Development and application of colloidal silica based grouts for waste containment
Speaker
6/12/2021
Calcite Biomineralisation for the Repair of Damaged Concrete
Contributor
20/9/2021
DETECTAGROUT: Field validation of a dectectable, cementitious grout for rock fracture grouting
Speaker
2021
Bone Dry: Hydroxyapatite as a water-resistant cement coating material
Contributor
6/5/2019
Field deployment of biomineral technologies for treatment and repair of concrete nuclear infrastructure
Contributor
3/4/2019

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Projects

Poccitone: Port and Coastal Cities and Towns Network
Lunn, Rebecca (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2022 - 29-Jan-2024
RWM ICase contribution. Analysis of microseismic data to inform the siting, construction and operation of a geological disposal facility in the UK | Ho, Z. Tim Wing
Lunn, Rebecca (Principal Investigator) Pytharouli, Stella (Co-investigator) Ho, Z. Tim Wing (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2022 - 01-Jan-2026
RWM ICase contribution. Analysis of microseismic data to inform the siting, construction and operation of a geological disposal facility in the UK
Lunn, Rebecca (Principal Investigator) Pytharouli, Stella (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2021 - 30-Jan-2025
LGBT STEMinar 2022
Lunn, Rebecca (Principal Investigator)
Conference
25-Jan-2021 - 30-Jan-2022
Doctoral Training Partnership 2020-2021 University of Strathclyde | Eriksen, Jason
El Mountassir, Grainne (Principal Investigator) Lunn, Rebecca (Co-investigator) Eriksen, Jason (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2021 - 01-Jan-2024
Organic fingerprinting of groundwater to determine surface water origins
Lunn, Rebecca (Principal Investigator) Shipton, Zoe (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2020 - 31-Jan-2022

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Civil and Environmental Engineering
James Weir Building

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