Symposium: Perspectives in Geotechnical Engineering


Event details

Date 04.10.2023
Hour 14:0016:45
Speaker Prof. Lyesse Laloui Dr. Anne Ackhardt Florian Fischer Prof. Dominique Perrault Prof. J. Carlos Santamarina Prof. Alexandre Alahi
Category Conferences - Seminars
Event Language English

 To celebrate the honorary lecture of Professor Laurent Vulliet on the 4th of October, the Laboratory of Soil Mechanics (LMS) will host a Symposium:
"Perspectives on Geotechnical Engineering."

The symposium will feature some of the world's leading experts in the field and discuss its role in sustainable urban planning, current trends and technologies, current projects, and the future trajectory of the sector.

Please join us in exploring a sector likely to play a significant role in our sustainable future. Registration is free. 


Symposium: Perspectives in Geotechnical Engineering
14:00 Geo-Sustainability and Geo-energy development at EPFL, Prof. Lyesse Laloui
14:20 Underground Strategy Switzerland, Dr. Anne Eckhardt
14:45 Project Cargo Sous Terrain – Geotechnical explorations and models, Florian Fischer
15:10 Coffee
15:30 Underground Architecture, Prof. Dominique Perrault
15:55 Energy Geotechnics: Fluids, Prof. J. Carlos Santamarina
16:20 Artificial Intelligence in Geotechnical Engineering, Prof. Alexandre Alahi
16:45 Close, Prof. Lyesse Laloui

This event will be held mainly in English.

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Following the symposium, please join us for the Honorary Lecture of Prof. Laurent Vulliet to be held in the same location 17:15 - 20:00


Practical information

  • General public
  • Registration required