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Fabian Schranz


Fabian Schranz

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

COLLEGE: Hertford College


Dr Fabian Schranz studied civil and environmental engineering at the University of Innsbruck. During his doctorate he specialized in geotechnical engineering. Fabian joined the Department of Engineering Science in Oxford as a postdoctoral research assistant in November 2018.


Research Interests

  • Offshore Geotechnics
  • Field Testing
  • Constitutive Modelling

Research Projects


The aim of the project is the development of new design guidelines for offshore wind turbine foundations

Research Groups


Comparative performance of some constitutive models in stress rotation, Open Geomechanics, Comparison of different material models by simulation of an excavation | Vergleich unterschiedlicher Materialmodelle an einer Aushubsimulation, geotechnik,

Improving the design of piles driven in chalk through the ALPACA research project, Revue Française de Géotechnique,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The possibility of a statistical determination of characteristic shear parameters from triaxial tests, Beton- und Stahlbetonbau,