Registration for the ALERT Poster Session 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 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.

ALERT PhD Prize Winners

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.