The ALERT Workshop 2017 (28th Edition) will be held in Aussois from 2nd October to 4th October, 2017. Abstracts can only be submitted to the first and third session (Monday and Wednesday, respectively), because the second half-day session on Tuesday will be held by invited speakers only. Please submit your abstracts by email directly to the coordinators using the Workshop abstract form (doc, odt, pdf). If you wish to publish your presentation after the Workshop on the ALERT website, do not forget to agree by ticking the corresponding box in the abstract form. Continue reading
Two postdoc positions are offered at Laboratoire Navier (Ecole des Ponts ParisTech), France. The first position focuses on bifurcation analysis applied to instability of clays under thermal stimulation. The second position is about discrete element modeling of clays. Continue reading
The Bureau of ALERT Geomaterials has decided to fund the Ioannis Vardoulakis PhD Prize 2017. Since last year, the PhD prize is entitled Ioannis Vardoulakis PhD Prize to commemorate Prof. Vardoulakis and his contributions to research and teaching in the field of Geomechanics.
The participation to the prize is open to all the PhD students coming from institutions belonging to ALERT, that have discussed their PhD thesis in 2016. The deadline for the applications is 31st May, 2017. The application procedure was changed and has to be done completely online via the application form.
The rules and further details are to be found on the Alert website:
The ALERT Geomaterials Workshop 2017 will be organized from Monday, 2nd October until Wednesday, 4th October in Aussois, France. It will include the following sessions: Continue reading
The ALERT Doctoral School 2017 is entitled Discrete Element modeling. It will take place in Aussois, from 5th to 7th October, 2017. The school organisers are Gaël Combe (3SR Grenoble) and Stefan Luding (University Twente). Continue reading
A PhD position is available at Laboratoire Navire, Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech. The PhD project is entitled: Modeling the time-dependent behavior of the fractured Excavation Damage Zone around deep underground galleries in claystone.
See the attachment for details.
A fully funded PhD position is available at Ecole Mines-Paristech and INERIS (France). Continue reading
There is a workshop on the advances in flow and deformation in unsaturated porous materials which is going to be held at Utrecht University on March 20th and 21st (organized under auspices of Darcy Center for Porous Media and International Society for Porous Media (InterPore). Continue reading