Johan Gaume

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Head of Unit

johan.gaume@epfl.ch +41 21 693 51 69 slab.epfl.ch

EPFL ENAC IIE SLAB
GR B2 401 (Bâtiment GR)
Station 2
CH-1015 Lausanne

Web site: Web site: https://slab.epfl.ch

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Administrative data

Fields of expertise

  • Snow
  • Avalanches
  • Fracture
  • (Geo)Mechanics
  • Computational mechanics
  • Natural Hazards

Professional course

SNF Professor and head of laboratory

SLAB Snow and Avalanche Simulation Laboratory

EPFL

2019-today

Visiting Scholar

Computer Science Department

UPenn

2018

Research and teaching associate

CRYOS

EPFL

2016-2018

Visiting Scholar

Department of Mathematics

UCLA, Los Angeles, California

2017

Guest scientist

WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Davos, Switzerland

2016-today

Postdoc

WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Davos, Switzerland

2013-2016

PhD student

IRSTEA

2009-2012


Education

PhD

Mechanics

University of Grenoble

2009-2012

Master

Mechanics and Physics

Grenoble Institute of Technology

2008

Engineering degree

Soils, solids and fluids mechanics

ENSE3, Grenoble Institute of Technology

2005-2008

Maths Sup - Maths Spé

Mathematics and Physics

Lycée Victor Hugo, Besançon

2003-2005

Publications

Infoscience publications

Selected publications

Other publications

Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Environmental Sciences and Engineering

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Doctoral Program in Mechanics

Courses

Physics and hydrology of snow

This course covers principles of snow physics, snow hydrology, snow-atmosphere interaction and snow modeling. It transmits sound understanding of physical processes within the snow and at its interfaces with the atmosphere and the ground, including field,...