ALERT PhD Prize Winners

Ioannis Vardoulakis PhD Prize Winner 2016

The Ioannis Vardoulakis PhD Prize 2016 was granted to Alessandro Tengattini from University of Sydney (Australia) and Université Grenoble-Alpes (France) for his PhD thesis entitled “A micro-mechanical study of cemented granular materials” (abstract).


Alessandro Tengattini

Ioannis Vardoulakis PHD PRIZE 2016 Jury
The jury of the PhD prize was composed of:
– Manuel PASTOR (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)
– Matsushima TAKASHI (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
– Gary COUPLES (Heriot-Watt University, Scotland)
– Michael HICKS (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)

 

ALERT PhD Prize Winner 2015

The ALERT PhD Prize 2015 was granted to Anna Ramon Tarragona from Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona (Spain) for her PhD thesis entitled “Expansion mechanisms in sulphated rocks and soils” (abstract).


Anna Ramon Tarragona

ALERT PHD PRIZE 2015 Jury
The jury of the PhD prize was composed of:
– Manuel PASTOR (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)
– Hans MÜHLHAUS (University of Queensland, Australia)
– François NICOT (IRSTEA, France)
– Jean VAUNAT (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

 

ALERT PhD Prize Winner 2014

The ALERT PhD Prize 2014 was granted to Giuseppe Sciumè from University of Salento (Italy) for his PhD thesis entitled “THCM model of concrete at early ages and its extension to tumor growth numerical analysis” (abstract, animations 1, 2, 3).


Giuseppe Sciumè (presentation)

ALERT PHD PRIZE 2014 Jury
The jury of the PhD prize was composed of:
– Manuel PASTOR (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)
– Itai EINAV (University of Sydney)
– Claudio TAMAGNINI (Università degli Studi di Perugia)
– Pierre DELAGE (Laboratoire Navier)

 

ALERT PhD Prize Winner 2013

The ALERT PhD Prize 2013 was granted to Minh-Ngoc Vu from École des Ponts ParisTech for his PhD thesis entitled “Modeling fluid flow and effective permeability of fractured porous media by singular integral equations method” (abstract).


Minh-Ngoc Vu (presentation)

ALERT PHD PRIZE 2013 Jury
The jury of the PhD prize was composed of:
– Manuel PASTOR (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)
– Ronaldo BORJA (Stanford University, California)
– Cino VIGGIANI (Grenoble INP, Université Joseph Fourier, CNRS)
– Marcos ARROYO (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

 

ALERT PhD Prize Winners 2012

The ALERT PhD Prize 2012 was granted to Thomas Blanc from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid for his PhD thesis entitled “The Runge-Kutta Taylor-SPH, A new improved model for soil dynamics problems” (abstract), and Mohammad Monfared, from École des Ponts – Paris Tech for his PhD thesis entitled “Temperature-damage-permeability coupling in clayey soils and rocks” (abstract).


Thomas Blanc

Mohammad Monfared

ALERT PHD PRIZE 2012 Jury
The jury of the PhD prize was composed of:
– Manuel PASTOR (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)
– Carlos SANTAMARINA (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta)
– Claudio di PRISCO (Politecnico di Milano)
– Euripides PAPAMICHOS (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

 

ALERT PhD Prize Winner 2011

The ALERT PhD Prize 2011 was granted to Giuseppe Buscarnera, from Politecnico di Torino in Italy for his PhD thesis entitled “Rainfall induced flow slides:constitutive modelling, mechanical stability and theoretical interpretation” (abstract).


Giuseppe Buscarnera (presentation)

ALERT PHD PRIZE 2011 Jury
The jury of the PhD prize was composed of:
– Jean SULEM (ENPC de Paris)
– Frans MOLENKAMP (TU Delft)
– Tomasz HUECKEL (Duke University)
– Felix DARVE (Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble)

 

ALERT PhD Prize Winners 2010

The ALERT PhD Prize 2010 was granted to Chloe Arson, from École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC) for her PhD thesis entitled “Etude théorique et numérique de l’endommagement thermo-hydro-mécanique des milieux poreux non saturés” (abstract), and Mathieu Nuth, from EPF Lausanne for his PhD thesis entitled “Constitutive Modelling of Unsaturated Soils with Hydro-Geomechanical Couplings” (abstract), ex aequo.


Chloe Arson (video)

Mathieu Nuth (video)

ALERT PHD PRIZE 2010 Jury
The jury of the PhD prize was composed of:
– Pierre-Yves HICHER (École Centrale de Nantes)
– David MUIR WOOD (Dundee University)
– Félix DARVE (Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble)
– A.P.S. SELVADURAI (McGill University)

 

ALERT PhD Prize Winners 2009

The ALERT PhD Prize 2009 was granted to Bertrand François, from EPF Lausanne for his PhD thesis entitled “Thermo-plasticity of finegrained soils at various saturation states: Application to nuclear waste disposal” (abstract).


Bertrand François (presentation)

ALERT PHD PRIZE 2009 Jury
The jury of the PhD prize was composed of:
– Felix DARVE (Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble)
– Suzanne LACASSE (Norwegian Geotechnical Institute)
– Ivo HERLE (University of Dresden)
– Gioacchino VIGGIANI (Université Joseph Fourier de Grenoble)

 

ALERT PhD Prize Winners 2008

The ALERT PhD Prize 2008 was granted to Azad Koliji, from Stanford University (former EPFL) for his PhD thesis entitled “Mechanical behaviour of aggregated soils”.


Azad Koliji

ALERT PHD PRIZE 2008 Jury
The jury of the PhD prize was composed of:
– Frans MOLENKAMP (Delft University of Technology)
– Robert CHARLIER (Université de Liége),
– Peter CUNDALL (ITASCA, Minneapolis)
– Felix DARVE (Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble)

 

ALERT PhD Prize Winners 2007

The ALERT PhD Prize 2007 was granted to David Mašín, from Charles University in Prague for his PhD thesis entitled “Hypoplastic models forfine-grained soils”.


David Mašín

ALERT PHD PRIZE 2007 Jury
The jury of the PhD prize was composed of:
– Manuel PASTOR (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid)
– Minna KARSTUNEN (University of Strathclyde)
– Kolumban HUTTER (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
– Felix DARVE (Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble)

 

ALERT PhD Prize Winners 2006

The ALERT PhD Prize 2006 was granted to Fernando Alonso-Marroquín, from University of Stuttgart in Germany for his PhD thesis entitled “Micromechanical Investigation of Soil Deformation: Incremental Response and Granular Ratchetingl”.


Fernando Alonso-Marroquín

ALERT PHD PRIZE 2006 Jury
The jury of the PhD prize was composed of:
– Hans HERRMANN (University of Stuttgart)
– Ioannis VARDOULAKIS (National Technical University of Athens)
– Felix DARVE (Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble)

 

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  1. LERT PhD Prize Winners 2006

    Please correct/complete information as below:

    The ALERT PhD Prize 2006 was granted to Fernando Alonso-Marroquín, from University of Stuttgart in Germany for his PhD thesis entitled “Micromechanical Investigation of Soil Deformation: Incremental Response and Granular Ratcheting”.
    – Hans HERRMANN (University of Stuttgart)
    – Ioannis VARDOULAKIS (National Technical University of Athens)
    – Felix DARVE (Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble)

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