The Department of Hydraulic Engineering at TU Delft is looking for a PhD student for Characterisation of Fluid Mud in Ports & Waterways. The application deadline is 24-12-2017. More information can be found on TU Delft’s vacancy page
Two new PhD positions in numerical modelling in geomechanics are open at Charles University.
Starting date October 2018, supervisor D. Mašín, topics:
“Hypoplastic model for unsaturated expansive clays used in simulations of bentonite homogenization for nuclear waste repositories”
“Hypoplastic modelling of deformation and stability of internal landfill of open cast coal mine Bílina”
For more details, see http://www.stars-natur.cz/open-calls/geology-environmental-studies
Irstea and the international research network GdRI GeoMech invite you to participate in the 2nd Yet Another Discrete Element Workshop — Discrete-based modeling of multi-scale coupled problems to be held in Aix-en-Provence (France) on April 26-27, 2018.
This international workshop will discuss DEM or DEM-based modeling approaches in geomechanics, and is free of registration fees.
Abstract submission and registration are currently open, please see the workshop website.
A PhD position in OpenFoam modelling of snow avalanches is available at the Division of Geotechnical and Tunnel Engineering at the University of Innsbruck. Further information can be found at: https://www.uibk.ac.at/geotechnik/bdsa_.html
The ALERT Olek Zienkiewicz Winterschool 2018 on Natural versus compacted clayey soils: from micro to macro behaviour and modelling will be held from 5th to 9th of November 2018 in Bari, Italy. The school is organised by The Alliance of Laboratories in Europe for Education, Research and Technology (ALERT), the Politecnico di Bari and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
The mini-symposium MS40 – Mechanics and Physics of Granular Materials will be held in the EMI 2018 – MIT Boston, May 29 – June 1, 2018. Researchers are invited to submit an abstract to MS40 organized by the EMI Granular Materials Committee, from Oct 15, 2017 to Jan 31, 2018 in the link: ABSTRACT SUBMISSION, and register at: REGISTRATION
Researchers are invited to submit an abstract for the mini-symposium on hydraulics and mechanics of unsaturated porous that will be held in InterPore 2018, New Orleans, US.
Deadline for submitting abstracts: 15 Dec. 2017, 23:59 US/central timezone. Please select session number MS 1.21 when submitting the abstracts.
More information can be found on the corresponding website.
The Ioannis Vardoulakis PhD Prize 2017 was granted to Anne-Catherine Dieudonné from Université de Liège (Belgium) and to Xiusong Shi from Technische Universität Dresden (Germany). The award ceremony and the presentation of the theses took place during the workshop in Aussois this year.
As every year, information on the chosen PhD(‘s) thesis/theses can be found on the corresponding website.