Cabral, Alexandre

Professeur, Faculté de génie
FAC. GÉNIE Civil et bâtiment

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819-821-8000, poste 67906


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Diplômes

(1992) A study ofclay compatibility to heavy metal transport in permeability testing. Doctorat (Ph. D.). McGill University.

(1988) Réacidificationdes effluents traités d'un parc à résidus miniers après émission dans le milieunaturel. Maîtrise avec mémoire (Maîtrise - Maîtrise). École Polytechnique de Montréal.

(1981) Baccalauréat (Baccalauréat). Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro.

Présentation

Sujets de recherche

Contamination industrielle et urbaine des terres, Eaux souterraines et nappes phréatiques, Géotechnique, Technologies propres.

Disciplines de recherche

Eau et environnement, Génie civil.

Mots-clés

géoenvironnement, oxydation du méthane, sites d'enfouissement, sols non saturés, valorisation de résidus.

Intérêts de recherche

Atténuation des émissions de gaz à effet de serre provenant des sites d'enfouissement par l'installation de biorecouvrements d'oxydation passive du méthane. Écoulements non-saturés (barrières capillaires). Valorisation des résidus industriels comme matériaux géotechniques. Dans tous les cas, continuer a faire de la recherche en partenariat avec l'industrie et avec des chercheurs étrangers.

Langues parlées et écrites

Anglais, Espagnol (castillan), Français, Italien, Portuguais

Publications

Articles de revue

  • Demers Bonin, M.*, Cabral, A.R. and Nuth, M. (2017). An examination of the effects of solids content on thickened gold mine tailings sedimentation and self-weight consolidation. Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASCE, (Révisions requises).
  • Follmann, H. D. M.; Schirmer, W. N.; Cabral, A.R.; Dourado, D. C. ; Stroparo, E. C. Crovador, M.I.C. (2017). Avaliação de parâmetrosfísico-químicos na degradação de Resíduos Sólidos Urbanos (RSU) de diferentesidades e sua relação com a geração de biogás. ESPACIOS, 38, 9-17. (Article publié).
  • Ahoughalandari, B.* and Cabral, A.R. (2017). Influence of capillary barrier effect on biogas distribution at the base of passive methane oxidation biosystems: Parametric study. Waste Management, 63, 172-187. (Article publié).
  • Ahoughalandari, B.* and Cabral, A.R. (2017). Landfill gas Distribution at the Base of Passive Methane Oxidation Biosystems: Transient State Analysis of Several Configurations. Waste Management, (Article sous presse).
  • Lizanne Obersky; Reza Rafiee; Alexandre R Cabral; Suzanne D. Golding; and William P Clarke. (2017). Methodology to determine the extent of anaerobic digestion, composting and CH4 oxidation in a landfill environment. Waste Management, (Article soumis).
  • Lagos, D.A.*, Héroux, M., Gosselin, R. and Cabral, A.R. (2017). Optimization of a landfill gas collection shutdown based on an adapted first-order decay model. Waste Management, 63, 238-245. (Article publié).
  • Schirmer, W.N., Crovador, M.I.C., Martins, K.G., Franqueto, R.*, Cabral, A.R. et Capanema, M.A.*. (2016). Análise por componentes principais para o volume de biogás gerado em aterro sanitário e a correlação com variáveis físico-químicas. Revista Gestão e Sust. Ambiental, 5(2), 149-164. (Article publié).
  • Schirmer, W.N., Barbosa, F.J.L., Cabral, A.R., Crovador, M.I.C., Capanema, M.A.*. (2016). Biogas generation from anaerobic codigestion of municipal solid waste with swine manure (In Portuguese). Revista Ciência & Tecnologia - Fatec-JB, Jaboticabal, 8, (Article publié).
  • Schirmer, W.N., Barbosa, F.J.L., Cabral, A.R., Capanema, M.A.*. (2016). Biogas generation potential by the analysis of the physical-chemical parameters of municipal solid waste co-digested with swine manure (In Portuguese). Revista Ciência & Tecnologia - Fatec-JB, Jaboticabal, 8, (Article publié).
  • Ahoughalandari, B.*, Cabral, A.R. and Leroueil, S. (2016). Design of Passive Methane Oxidation Biosystems: Considerations about Compaction and Hydraulic Characteristics on Biogas Migration. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering Journal, (Révisions requises).
  • Ndanga, É.*, Lopera, C.*, Bradley, R. L. and Cabral, A.R. (2016). Effects of Preconditioning the Rhizosphere of Different Plant Species on Biotic Methane Oxidation Kinetics. Waste Management, 55, 313-320. (Article publié).
  • Crovador, M.I.C., Schirmer, W.N. and Cabral, A.R. (2016). Energy generation from municipal solid waste and the current scenario of biogas recovery in Brazil. Revista CIATEC – UPF, 8(1), 1-11. (Article publié).
  • Schirmer, W.N., Gauer, M.A., Tomaz, E., Rodrigues, P.R.P., de Souza, S.N.M., Chaves, L.I., Villetti, L., Olanyk, L.Z. and Cabral, A.R. (2016). Power generation and gaseous emissions performance of an internal combustion engine fed with blends of soybean and beef tallow biodiesel. Environmental Technology, 37(12), 1480-1489. (Article publié).
  • Lakhouit, A.*, Cabral, A.R. and Cabana, H. (2016). Two novel biofilters to remove volatile organic compounds emitted by landfill sites. Water Air and Soil Pollution, 227(4), (Article publié).
  • Ndanga, É.N.*, Bradley, R.L. and Cabral, A.R. (2015). Does Vegetation Affect the Methane Oxidation Efficiency of Passive Biosystems?. Waste Management, 38, 240-249. (Article publié).
  • Lacroix Vachon, B.*, Abdolahzadeh, A.M.* and Cabral, A.R. (2015). Predicting the diversion length of capillary barriers using steady state and transient state numerical modeling: case study of the Saint-Tite-des-Caps landfill final cover. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 52, 2141-2148. (Article publié).
  • Lakhouit, A.*, Schirmer, W.N., Johnson, T.R., Cabana, H. and Cabral, A.R. (2014). Evaluation of the efficiency of an experimental biocover to reduce BTEX emissions from landfillbiogas. Chemosphere, 97, 98-101. (Article publié).
  • Demers Bonin, M.*, Nuth, M., Dagenais, A-M. and Cabral, A.R. (2014). Experimental study and numerical reproduction of self-weight consolidation behavior of thickened tailings. Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 140(12), 04014068-1 to 10. (Article publié).
  • Kjeld, A.*, Cabral, A.R., Gústafsson, L.E., Andradóttir, H.Ó., Bjarnadóttir, H.J. (2014). Microbial Methane Oxidation at the Fíflholt landfill in Iceland. Verktækni - Journal of the Association of Chartered Engineers in Iceland and The Icelandic Society of Engineers, 20(1), 31-36. (Article publié).
  • Capanema, M.A.*, Cabana, H. and Cabral, A.R. (2014). Reduction of odours in pilot-scale landfill biocovers. Waste Management, 34, 770-779. (Article publié).
  • Jugnia, L-B., Mottiar, Y., Djuikom, E., Cabral, A.R., and Greer, C.W. (2012). Effect of compost, nitrogen salts and NPK fertilizers on methane oxidation potential at different temperatures. Applied Microbiology and biotechnology, 93, 2633-2643. (Article publié).
  • Capanema, M.A.* and Cabral, A.R. (2012). Evaluating Methane Oxidation Efficiencies in Experimental Landfill Biocovers by Mass Balance and Carbon Stable Isotopes. Water Air and Soil Pollution, 223(9), 5623-5635. (Article publié).
  • Roncato, C.D.L.* and Cabral, A.R. (2012). Evaluation of methane oxidation efficiency of two biocovers: field and laboratory results. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 138(2), 164-173. (Article publié).
  • Abdolahzadeh, A.M.*, Lacroix Vachon, B.* and Cabral, A.R. (2011). Assessment of the Design of an Experimental Cover with Capillary Barrier Effect Using Four Years of Field Data. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 29(5), 783-802. (Article publié).
  • Gebert, J., Röwer, I. U., Schraff, H., Roncato, C. D. L.* and Cabral, A. R. (2011). Can soil gas profiles be used to assess microbial CH4 oxidation in landfill covers?. Waste Management, 31(5), 987-994. (Article publié).
  • Lafond, J. A., Allaire, S. E. and Cabral, A. R. (2011). Evaluation of methane oxidation in a landfill cover material using a simple indicator approach. International Journal of Environmental Engineering (IJEE), 3(3/4), 298-317. (Article publié).
  • Abdolahzadeh, A.M.*, Lacroix Vachon, B.* and Cabral, A.R. (2011). Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a Cover with Capillary Barrier Effect to Control Infiltration into a Waste Disposal Facility. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 48(7), 996-1009. (Article publié).

Chapitres de livre

  • Parent, S-É.*, Abdolahzadeh, A.M.*, Nuth, M. and Cabral, A.R. (2011). Hydraulic conductivity and water retention curve of highly compressible materials: From a mechanistic approach through phenomenological models. Developments in Hydraulic Conductivity Research (Chap. 3). InTech Open Access Publishers. (Article publié).

Articles de conférence

  • Ahou Ghalandari, B.*, Cabral, A.R. and Leroueil, S. (2015). Assessment of biogas distribution at the base of passive methane oxidation biosystems. XV Panamerican Conf. Soil Mech. and Geotech. Eng. (Article publié).
  • Leroueil, S., Hight, D.W. and Cabral, A.R. (2015). Practical implications of gas-water interactions in soils (Key-Note). XV Panamerican Conf. Soil Mech. and Geotech. Eng. (Article publié).
  • Demers Bonin, M.*, Dagenais, A.M., Nuth, M. and Cabral, A.R. (2015). Thickened tailings deposition modeling using a large strain consolidation model. 68th Canadian Geotech. Conf. Quebec City. (Article publié).
  • Capanema, M.A.*, Ndanga, E.*, Lakhouit, A.* and Cabral, A.R. (2013). Methane oxidation efficiencies of a 6-year-old experimental landfill biocover. 14th International Landfill Symposium. (Article publié).
  • Tétreault, P.*, Cabral, A.R. and Abdolahzadeh, A.M.*. (2013). Non-uniform distribution of biogas under a biocover due to capillary barrier effect: case studies. 66th Canadian Geotechnical Conference - GeoMontreal 2013. (Article publié).
  • Ndanga, E.*, Cabral, A.R., Bradley, R. and Johnson, T. R. (2013). Potential effect of vegetation on methane oxidation efficiency of biocovers: laboratory and field experiments. International Landfill Symposium. (Article publié).
  • Demers Bonin, M.*, Nuth, M., Cabral, A.R. and Dagenais, A.-M. (2013). Self-weight consolidation behavior of thickened gold mine tailings. 66th Canadian Geotechnical Conference - GeoMontreal 2013. (Article publié).
  • Lakhouit, A.*, Cabral, A. R. and Cabana, H. (2012). Reduction of Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) emissions by experimental passive biocovers: The fate of toluene as a model VOC. Proc. Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, 829-838. (Article publié).
  • Roncato, C.D.L.*, Capanema, M.A.* and Cabral, A.R. (2011). Evaluating methane oxidation efficiencies of soils contaminated with heavy metals. 13th International Landfill Symposium. (Article publié).
  • Capanema, M.A.*, Cabral, A.R., Cabana, H. and Massé, D. (2011). Evaluating odour reduction emissions from an experimental landfill biocover. 13th International Landfill Symposium. (Article publié).
  • Létourneau, M.*, Cabral, A.R. and Johnson, T.R. (2011). Evaluation of candidate materials for the construction of a biocover. 13th International Landfill Symposium. (Article publié).

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