Mark Bakker graduated in 1998 from the faculty of Civil Engineering, Technical University Delft, the Netherlands. He has worked as a geotechnical engineer on projects such as the HSL (High Speed Railway) in Holland and also on international dredging and reclamation works in Singapore and Guinea (West-Africa). As of January 2005, he works as a geotechnical engineer for the New Doha International Airport.
Articles By Mark Bakker
The New Doha International Airport project in Qatar comprises amongst other things the construction of a 22-km2 reclamation area. The hydraulically reclaimed fill is compacted using a combination of compaction techniques, amongst which High Energy Impact Compaction (HEIC).