Laurent Vulliet

GC C1 407 (Bâtiment GC)
Station 18
CH-1015 Lausanne

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Administrative data

Fields of expertise

- Design and testing of geostructures - Behaviour of geomaterials: Constitutive modeling, unsaturated soils, thermo-hydro-mechanical coupling effects, creep of clayey soils, multiphase flow in deformable porous media, cyclic loading, elasto-visco-plasticity, numerical modeling - Risk Management: Landslides, debris flow, vulnerability, probabilistic approaches, neural networks, integral risk management. 


Infoscience publications

Selected publications

Teaching & PhD


Civil Engineering

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Mechanics


Soil mechanics and Groundwater seepage

The course gives the basics for the Soil Mechanics and Ground Water Seepage. It covers the concept of soils experimental characterization, the relevant theories for the constitutive relations and the fluid flow. Typical geotechnical problems are also discussed.

Risk analysis and management

The course aims to give tools to treat from a scientific viewpoint the issue of the analysis and management of natural and technological risks, with a particular emphasis to the field of civil engineering.