Thermo-Hydro-Chemo-Mechanical couplings in fluids-filled geomaterials
Finite Element modelling of coupled geomechanical problems
Offshore geotechnics (behaviour of deep marine sediments)
Nuclear waste disposals (THM modelling)
Embankments in areas liable to floodings (soils-atmosphere interactions)
Chalk carries (time effects and partial saturation)
Research group (present and former people)
Hubert Habib : Behaviour of laterally-loaded deep foundations in soft
soils, started in 2014.
Laura Kerner : Dynamic soil-structure interaction : application to deep foundations of wind turbines, co-supervised with Dr P. Argoul, Dr. J. Canou, Dr G. Cumunel & Dr. J.-C. Dupla, started in 2014.
Hugo Troupel : Creep of geomaterials subjected to varying environ- mental variables, co-supervised with Dr M. Vandamme, started in 2014.
Mohamed Hassan Khalili : Micromechanics of creep in granular materials, co-supervised with Dr M. Bornert, Dr Brisard, Dr N. Lenoir, Dr J.-N. Roux & Dr M. Vandamme, started in 2013.
Van Tri Nguyen : Behaviour of energy piles, co-supervised with Dr. A. M. Tang, started in 2013.
Vinh Du Than : Mechanical
behavior of bonded granular soils : experiments and discrete element
modeling, co-supervised with Dr. A. M. Tang and Dr. J.-N. Roux, started in 2013.
Nam Nghia Bui : Study of swelling of porous media induced by sursaturation and cristal growth, co-supervised with Dr. M. Vandamme, started in 2012.
Linh Quyen Dao : Laboratory and numerical investigation of the anisotropic behaviour of natural Boom Clay, co-supervised with Dr. Y. J. Cui, Dr. A. M. Tang & Dr. P. Delage (2011-2015).
Neda Yavari : Geotechnical aspects of foundation energy piles, co-supervised with Dr. A. M. Tang & Dr. G. Hassen (2011-2014).
Valérie Vallin : Multiphysical approach of the perenity of CO2 geological storage — Influence of the behaviour of geomaterials and
discontinuities, co-supervised with Dr T. Fen-Chong & Dr H. Wong (2010-2014).
Jean-François Bruchon : Hydro-mechanical couplings in granular materials — X-ray microtomography approach, co-supervised with Dr M. Vandamme, Dr M. Bornert & Dr P. Delage (2010-2014).
Florian Osselin : Sequestration of supercritical CO2 in deep saline aquifers : evolution of the petrophysical properties of the constitutive rock, co-supervised with Dr. P. Dangla, Dr T. Fen-Chong & Dr A. Fabbri, (2010-2013).
Pengyun Hong : Thermo-hydro-mechanical behaviour of stiff clays accounting for salinity effects, with Prof. Cui Y.J. & Dr. Tang A.M. (2009-2013).
José Muñoz-Castelblanco : Hydro-mechanical behaviour of a natural soil, with Profs. Delage P. & Cui Y.J. (2007-2011).
Post-doc fellows – Visiting Scholars
Dr Linlin Wang : Modelling the anisotropic hydromechanical behaviour of coal during CO2 injection, 09-2014 — 08/2015, co-supervised with Dr M. Vandamme.
Dr. D. Nicolas Espinoza : Study of the hydromechanical properties of coal during CO2 injection, 01/2012 — 07/2013, co-supervised with Dr M. Vandamme.
Dr. Norma Patricia López Acosta : Stability analyses of flood-protecting dykes submitted to rapid drawdowns, 04/2011 — 09/2011 (visiting scholar funded by EC-FP7-PEOPLE GEO-EXCEL project)
Dr. Diego Manzanal : Numerical modelling of the effects of supercritical CO2 injection on the poromechanical properties of geomaterials & Numerical modelling of gassy soils, 02/2011 — 01/2013.
Dr. Zemenu Yigzaw : Experimental characterisation of the effects of supercritical CO2 injection on the poromechanical properties of geomaterials, 02/2010 — 06/2012.
Dr. Seda Sendir-Torisu : Mechanical behaviour of ocean sediments and offshore geohazards, 07/2009 — 06/2010