Lyesse Laloui

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Professeur ordinaire +41 21 693 23 14

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

GC D1 416 (Bâtiment GC)
Station 18
CH-1015 Lausanne

Unité: SGC-ENS

GC D1 416 (Bâtiment GC)
Station 18
CH-1015 Lausanne

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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.



Autres publications

L. Laloui, R. Charlier, G. Pijaudier-Cabot, Eds.
Special issue, European Journal of Civil Engineering, Volume 9, N�5-6, 280 pages, 2005
Coupled Multi-Physics Processes in Geomechanics
Laloui L., G. Klubertanz & L. Vulliet
International Journal Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, volume 27 issue 3, pp. 183-206, 2003.
Solid-liquid-air coupling in multiphase porous media
Laloui L. & C. Cekerevac
Computers and Geotechnics, Vol 30/8 pp 649-660, 2003.
Thermo-plasticity of clays: an isotropic yield mechanism
Laloui L., M. Moreni & L. Vulliet.
Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol 40, N. 2, pp. 388-402, 2003.
Comportement d�un pieu bi-fonction, fondation et �changeur de chaleur
L. Vulliet, L. Laloui & B. A. Schrefler
EPFL-Press. 423 pages ; ISBN 2-88074-515-2. 2002.
Environmental geomechanics
W.J. Eugster & L. Laloui
Proceddings of the Europ�ischer Workshop Europ�en sur les tests de r�ponse. EPFL - 25 & 26 October 2001, 130 pages. Editor GTV; ISBN 3-932570-43-X. 2002.
Tests de r�ponse g�othermique/Geothermische response tests.
Cuisinier O. & Laloui L.
International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol 28, pp 483-499, 2004.
Fabric evolution during hydro-mechanical loading of compacted silt
Cekerevac C., Laloui L. & Vulliet L.
Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol. 28, issue 2, pp. 161-170, 2005
A novel triaxial apparatus for thermo-mechanical testing of soils
Cekerevac C. & L. Laloui
International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol 28, pp 209-228, 2004
Experimental study of the thermal effects on the mechanical behaviour of a clay
Tacher L., C. Bonnard, L. Laloui & A. Parriaux. "
Landslides journal. Vol. 2, N�1, pp. 3-14, 2005.
Modelling the behaviour of a large landslide with respect to hydrogeological and geomechanical parameter heterogeneity
Laloui L., L. Tacher, M. Moreni & C. Bonnard.
Proceedings of the IX International Symposium on Landslides, pp. 1103-1110, Rio de Janeiro, Balkema, 2004.
Hydro-mechanical modeling of crises of large landslides: application to the La Frasse landslide
Gachet P., G. Klubertanz, L. Vulliet & L. Laloui
Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol. 26, N�1, pp. 12-21, 2003.
Laboratory testing of unsaturated soil with small-scale models and use of image processing techniques
Klubertanz G., F. Bouchelaghem, L. Laloui & L. Vulliet
Mathematical and Computer Modeling Journal, Vol. 37 (5-6), pp. 571-582, 2003.
Miscible and immiscible multiphase flow in deformable porous media
Khalili N., R. Witt, L. Laloui, L. Vulliet, A. Koliji.
Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 32, No. 15, L15309, 2005.
Effective stress in double porous media with two immiscible fluids
Vulliet L. & L. Laloui
Chapter of the book � Continuum mechanics and applications in geophysics and the environment �, pp. 153-182. Eds. Springer Verlag, 2001.
Mechanics of multiphase porous media � application to unsaturated soils
Modaressi H. & Laloui L.
International Journal of Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics*, Vol. 21, pp 313-335, 1997.
Thermo-viscoplastic model for clays
Mayoraz F., L. Vulliet & Laloui L.
Comptes Rendus Acad�mie des Sciences, C. R. Mecanique Vol. 334, N. 1, pp. 1-7, 2006.
Attrition and particle breakage under monotonic and cyclic loading
Koliji A., L. Laloui, O. Cuisinier, L. Vulliet
Transport in Porous Media, Vol. 64(2), pp. 261-278, 2006.
Suction induced effects on the fabric of a structured soil
Laloui L., H. P�ron, F. Geiser, A. Rifa�i, L. Vulliet
Soils and Foundations, Vol. 46 N� 3, pp. 341-350, 2006.
Advances in volume measurement in unsaturated triaxial tests
Laloui L., M. Nuth, L. Vulliet
International Journal of Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, vol. 30, pp. 763-781, 2006.
Experimental and numerical investigations of the behaviour of a heat exchanger pile