The presentation of the ALERT Special lecture 2013 by Ronaldo Borja is now available online. The title of his lecture was Triggering a shear band in heterogeneous
The ALERT Newsletter 2014 summing up the events and highlights within the framework of ALERT activities is available online now. The newsletters of recent years can be found in the archive.
The presentations of the ALERT Workshop 2013 and the ALERT Doctoral School 2013 are now available online. The accompanying book of the ALERT Doctoral School 2013 can be downloaded here. Furthermore, the booklet containing the abstracts of the posters presented during the ALERT Poster Session is also available.
As already announced in June, the ALERT Poster Session will be held during the ALERT Workshop 2013 from September 30 to October 2 in Aussois. Please submit your posters by email directly to the coordinator Donia Marzougui. The deadline will be September 22, 2013.
The registration for the ALERT Poster Session 2013, held during the ALERT Workshop, is open now! The 7th ALERT poster session will be organized by Donia Marzougui (3SR – Grenoble INP). All posters will be included in a booklet with ISBN, which will be made available on ALERT’s website after the Workshop. Those who have submitted an abstract and a poster to the organizers of the Workshop sessions, please send your posters to Donia, too!
The video of the ALERT Special Lecture 2012 with Carlos Santamarina has been published online!
The Bureau of ALERT-Geomaterials has decided to fund the ALERT PhD Prize 2013. The participation to the prize is open to all the PhD students coming from institutions belonging to ALERT, that have discussed their PhD thesis before December 31, 2012.
The rules and further details are to be found on the Alert website:
Due to organising reasons, this year the deadline for sending the dossiers has been anticipated to May 31, 2013. We kindly ask to disseminate this announcement to all people that might be interested.
During the ALERT Workshop a poster session always takes place. The posters presented this year as well as a booklet containing their short abstracts are now available online and can be downloaded here.
The pictures taken by the students for the photo competition during the ALERT Doctoral School 2012 are now available online. The competiton was initiated by Carlos Santamarina and its results were presented in a stimulating atmosphere by Eddy Ando. The subject of the competition was reserch motivation.
The ALERT PhD Prize 2012 was awarded 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 to Mohammad Monfared from École des Ponts – Paris Tech for his PhD thesis entitled “Temperature-damage-permeability coupling in clayey soils and rocks” (abstract). See more details and the winners from the previous years.