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Laing O'Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology



Khalid Abdalla graduated from the Civil Engineering Department at Khartoum University in Sudan, where he finished top of his class. He was then awarded Professor Shawki Saad Fund Scholarship to study for a PhD at Imperial College London. During his PhD studies, he investigated two highly plastic expansive soils from two locations in Sudan. He joined the Engineering Department at Imperial College London twice as a Research Associate, and then worked as a consultant in Geotechnical Consulting Group Ltd. in London giving technical advice in a wide range of geotechnical engineering problems. Khalid joined the Laing O'Rourke Centre in March 2018.

Research Associate
( - 2021)
Dr Khalid Alhaj Abdalla