This is the 19th edition of the GéoMécanique newsletter. It contains the latest news regarding research publications, conference visits and other activities of the staff and students from the GéoMécanique group of Laboratoire 3SR (Sols, Solides, Structures – Risques). If you have something you want to share, please don’t hesitate to contact us at: geomecanique.newsletter|AT|3sr-grenoble.fr. Please feel free to forward the letter to colleagues and friends, and let them know that they can subscribe by themselves here. Enjoy.
Zeynep successfully defended her PhD at the University of Edinburgh on the 4th of September with Florian Fusseis and Matthew Coop as assessors. The title of her thesis is “A study of temporal and spatial evolution of deformation and breakage of dry granular materials using x-ray computed tomography and the discrete element method” and it will be available online by the end of December. Well done Zeynep!
Alice Di Donna is the latest addition to our team. She has obtained a position of “Maitre de Conférences” (Assistant Professor) at Université Grenoble Alpes, effective since September 1st 2017. Alice obtained a Masters degree at UJF Grenoble and Politecnico di Torino back in 2009, then a PhD at EPFL, Switzerland, in 2014. After that, she performed a postdoc at the Politecnico di Torino and worked at the same time as a professional engineer at Teknema Progetti srl in Torino. Welcome Alice! Continue reading