ALERT Geomaterials Workshop 2016

The ALERT Geomaterials Workshop 2016 will be organized from Monday, 3 October till Wednesday, 5 October in Aussois, France. It will include the following sessions:

Session 1 (Monday, October 3)
New trends in micromechanical approaches of Particulate Materials – experiments and modelling aspects
Coordinators: M. Karstunen, N. Benahmed, M. Hattab

Session 2 (Tuesday, October 4)
Mechanics of multiphase porous media in modelling cementitious materials: from early ages to durability issues
Coordinators: F. Pesavento, M. Briffaut, L. Sanavia
(a half-day workshop)

Session 3 (Wednesday, October 5)
Geomechanics of faults, with applications spanning from earthquake nucleation to landslides
Coordinators: M. Veveakis, I. Stefanou, K. Regenauer-Lieb, J. Sulem

ALERT Doctoral School on Modelling of instabilities and bifurcation in Geomechanics will follow the workshop.

Registration for the ALERT Workshop & School 2015 is open!

The registration for the ALERT Geomaterials Workshop and School 2015 is open now (the programme of the workshop and school is still preliminary)! You can register using the form at Please read the hints in the registration form! After filling the form and pressing the button “Register”, a window will open with your invoice. Please print the window with the invoice for your records! You will also get an email with the registration data afterwards. In case of the registration of the ALERT members, the corresponding representative of the ALERT institution will receive the registration data too.

The deadline for the registration is the September 20th! The accomodation in Aussois will be processed in the order of the registrations (see the hints in the registration form). Please note that the number of rooms in the CNRS “Centre Paul Langevin“ is limited.
See also hints on how to get to Aussois!

ALERT Geomaterials Workshop 2015

The ALERT Geomaterials Workshop 2015 will be organized from Monday, 28 September till Wednesday, 30 September in Aussois, France. It will include the following sessions:

Session 1 (Monday, September 28)
From discrete methods to continuum methods: Applications, Problems and Solutions
Coordinators: Y. Dafalias, L. Sibille and E. Andò

Session 2 (Tuesday, September 29)
How should we teach geomechanics?
Coordinators: G. Viggiani and I. Herle
(a half-day exploratory workshop)

Session 3 (Wednesday, September 30)
Fracturing and fractured reservoirs
Coordinators: E. Papamichos, H. Lewis and G. Couples

ALERT Doctoral School on Coupled and multiphysics phenomena will follow the workshop.