Dr. Mandy Korff is an Associate Professor in Geotechnical Practice, a Strategic Advisor, and a member of the Science Council at Deltares. Her work spans various fields, including underground construction, foundations, subsidence, risk management and monitoring, observational method, forensic geo-engineering and soil-structure interaction. Dr. Korff's research is directly related to high-profile projects such as the Program of Bridges and Quay Walls (Amsterdam), Subsidence related damage to houses, Groningen earthquake studies, and arbitration and lawsuit cases.
Mandy received her Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in 2013, where she worked with Professor Robert Mair on the Response of Piled Buildings to the Construction of Deep Excavations. She also holds an MSc in Civil Engineering from Delft University of Technology, which she obtained in 1999. Her experience includes working as a consultant and researcher in foundations and underground construction at Deltares since 2000. Many of her projects have involved forensic engineering and impact assessment related to underground construction works.
“There is so much of interest beneath the surface of cit-ies.”
Associate professor & AMS PI