M. (Mandy) Korff

M. (Mandy) Korff



Chair of the Schreuderprijs Prize for best underground construction project from  Schreuderstichting



Linkedin:    www.linkedin.com/in/mandykorff/

Deltares: www.deltares.nl/nl/experts/mandy-korff/

Open Courseware:  https://ocw.tudelft.nl/course-lectures/1-5-effect-shallow-subsurface/


Dr. Mandy Korff is part-time Associate Professor in Geotechnical Practice (since 2016), and a Senior Advisor and Innovations Manager at Deltares. She works in the fields of underground construction, behaviour of piles, risk management and monitoring, observational method, forensic geo-engineering, soil-structure interaction, liquefaction, and impact of construction activities and earthquakes on structures. Her research is directly related to projects such as the Groningen earthquake studies, Amsterdam subway (North South line), Delft railway tunnel and projects in Singapore. Dr. Korff was chair of the Geotechnical Department of the Royal Institute of Engineers (KIVI) and the national representative for the ISSMGE during 2008-2017. She is currently a member of ISSMGE’s TC204 and TC207 on Underground Construction and Soil-Structure Interaction, and serves on the Corporate Associates Presidential Group.


- Underground construction - Behaviour of piles - Risk management and monitoring - Observational method  - Forensic geo-engineering  - Soil-structure interaction - Liquefaction - Impact of construction activities and earthquakes on structures.

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