Lyesse Laloui

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LMS - Soil Mechanics Laboratory
EPFL ENAC IIC LMS GC D1 416 (Bâtiment GC) Station 18 CH-1015 Lausanne Bureau GCD1416 Tél. 32314,32315 

EPFL ENAC IIC LMS
GC D1 416 (Bâtiment GC)
Station 18
CH-1015 Lausanne

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

EPFL ENAC SGC-GE
GC D1 416 (Bâtiment GC)
Station 18
CH-1015 Lausanne

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Fields of expertise

Study of natural and man-made systems with emphasis on the mechanics of various interacting phenomena.
 
Lecturing in Civil Engineering (soil mechanics, underground seepage, geomechanics) and Mechanics (mechanics of porous media, mixture theory, multiphase flow).
 
Research in Environmental Geomechanics, Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering, Mechanics of Multiphase Porous Materials. 

Publications

Infoscience publications

Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Civil Engineering

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Mechanics

Doctoral Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Courses

Geomechanics

The course aims at providing future civil engineers with the knowledge of geomechanics for professional practice. It addresses, among others, the main stress-strain constitutive models within the context of elasticity and elasto-plasticity and the estimation methods of the lateral earth pressure.

Innovation for construction and the environment

The goal of the course is to seek to instill in its future graduates the skills necessary to be successful in the civil engineering industry. One skill that appears underserved and is expected to be strengthened through this course is the skill to innovate.

Energy geostructures

(Coursebook not yet approved by the section)

Slope stability

The course aims at providing future civil engineers with a comprehensive view on soil slope stability. It addresses landslide types and mass movement classification; slope failure mechanisms and methods for slope stability analysis are discussed; remedial measures and risk analysis are presented.

Terra Epidermis

(Coursebook not yet approved by the section)