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April Bowman P.E.

April Bowman, P.E.

PhD Research Student

Schofield Centre
High Cross
Madingley Road

Cambridge , Cambs CB3 0EL
Office Phone: (01223) 768 049

Research Interests

- Flexible pavement design

- Laboratory testing of soils

- Physical modelling

- Soil-structure interaction

- Behavior of natural soils and ground improvement methods

- Soil dynamics and earthquake engineering

- Aerospace engineering

- Structural engineering

- Military / humanitarian engineering


Part IA - Mechanical Engineering Supervisor

3D1 and 3D2 - Geotechnical Engineering Supervisor

3D1 and 3D2 - Laboratory Demonstrator

Other Professional Activities

President - Lucy Cavendish College Boat Club (2016 - 2018)

Treasurer - Lucy Cavendish College Boat Club (2015 - 2016)

Secretary - Lucy Cavendish College Boat Club (2014 - 2015)


  • Theoretical Analysis, Centrifuge Modeling, Numerical Modeling


Key Publications

Bowman, A. & Haigh, S. 2017. "Deformation measurements under flexible pavements using image correlation." 10th International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields. Athens: CRC-Taylor & Francis Group. 8 pgs.
Bowman, A. & Haigh, S. K. 2016. "The Cambridge Airfield Pavement Tester." 3rd European Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. Nantes. 105-110.