The Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering



Dr Fernando Saboya Albuquerque, Jr.
Author of
Performance Prediction of a High Rockfill Embankment Using the Spatial Mobilized Plane Model

EJGE, Vol 8, 2003

Dr Fernando Saboya Albuquerque, Jr. was born in Rio de Janeiro State, Southwest of Brazil, on February 22, 1960. He received his Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering at State University of Pernambuco (northeastern of Brazil) in 1983. After that Fernando returned to Rio de Janeiro where he got his MSc degree at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro in 1988.

In the same year he engaged himself in a doctoral study at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and after two years he moved to Vancouver to carry part of his PhD studies at The University of British Columbia under Prof. Peter Byrne´s supervision.

In 1993 Fernando concluded his PhD dissertation and became an Assistant Professor at State University of Norte Fluminense - UENF - in Campos, Rio de Janeiro State. Since then, he has been involved in analysis and design of high concrete face rockfill dams that constitute themselves of his major research area.

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Dr. Fernando Saboya Albuquerque, Jr.