IS-GLASGOW2019 Theme Lectures


Timeseries tomography measurements on granular materials at the grain scale: Capabilities, significance, and future
Edward Andò, Laboratoire 3SR, Grenoble, France


Rate effects on the small strain stiffness of clay
Beatrice Baudet, University College London, UK


Title TBC
Giovanna Biscontin, Cambridge University, UK


Multiaxial response of reinforced materials
Lucas Festugato, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil


The particle-scale mechanics of internal erosion by suffusion
Catherine O’Sullivan, Imperial College, London, UK


Factors affecting the cyclic behaviour of a pyroclastic silty sand
Anna d’Onofrio, University of Naples, Italy


Colloidal silica nanoparticle-hydrogel as grouting material for hydraulic barrier and soil stabilization: TEM and X-CT analysis on desiccation behaviour
Matteo Pedrotti, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK                


Small-strain characterisation – new tools and multi-dimensional perspective
Satoshi Nishimura, Hokkaido University, Japan


Uniqueness of pore geometry
Adrian Russell, UNSW, Australia


Recent research in soil-structure interface behavior with emphasis on fine and coarse grained soils
Hans Henning Stutz, Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, Denmark


Modelling long-term cyclic response and ratcheting of soils
Andrea Diambra, University of Bristol, UK


Some practical applications of advanced laboratory testing to aid the analysis of slopes and embankments

Dr Nebojsa Kovacevic, Geotechnical Consulting Group, UK


Innovative devices to measure the dynamic response of unsaturated compacted materials
Bernardo Caicedo, University of Los Andes, Colombia


Coupled THM modeling of evolving fractures in geo-materials
Marcelo Sanchez, Texas A&M University, USA


Engineering Fungal networks for ground improvement
Grainne El Mountassir, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK


Challenges in adopting materials science technologies to study fine-grained geo-materials
Jelke Dijkstra, Chalmers University, Göteborg, Sweden


Multi-scale physical modelling of vegetated slopes
Jonathan Knappett, University of Dundee, UK