Lyesse Laloui

Prof. Lyesse Laloui
Laboratoire de mécanique des sols - Chaire gaz naturel Petrosvibri (LMS)
EPF Lausanne
Bâtiment GC, Station 18
CH-1015 Lausanne

Phone: +41 (0) 21 693 23 14
Phone2: +41 (0) 21 693 23 15
Fax: +41 (0) 21 693 41 53
E-mail: lyesse.laloui(at)
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with involvement of Lyesse Laloui

Key Publications of Lyesse Laloui (up to ten) :
Laloui L. & C. Cekerevac. "Thermo-plasticity of clays: an isotropic yield mechanism". Computers and Geotechnics*, Vol 30/8 pp 649-660, 2003.

Laloui L., G. Klubertanz & L. Vulliet. "Solid-liquid-air coupling in multiphase porous media". International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics*, volume 27 issue 3, pp. 183-206, 2003.

Cuisinier C. & L. Laloui. "Fabric evolution during hydro-mechanical loading of compacted silt". International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics*, Vol 28, pp 483-499, 2004.

Cekerevac C. & L. Laloui. "Experimental study of the thermal effects on the mechanical behaviour of a clay". International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics*, Vol 28, pp 209-228, 2004.

Laloui L., L. Tacher, M. Moreni & C. Bonnard. “Hydro-mechanical modeling of crises of large landslides: application to the La Frasse landslide”. Proceedings of the IX International Symposium on Landslides, Rio de Janeiro, Balkema, 2004.

Expertise of Lyesse Laloui:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
GeoForum Geo-TechnologyRock and Soil Mechanics
Hydraulics and Hydromechanics
Tunneling, Drilling, Foundations, Construction
Geotechnics, Geomatics, Geophysics
GeoForum Environmental-TechnologyEnvironmental Technologies
Civil and Rural Engineering
Groundwater Protection

Specialties of Lyesse Laloui:
Contributions in the areas of material modeling, testing and computational methods. These include theoretical modeling based on fundamental & principles of thermodynamics, mechanics and physics, laboratory testing, field verifications, and development and application of up-to-date computational procedures and algorithms for problems involving linear and nonlinear behavior, static and quasi-static loads, and flow and heat transfer (in geoenvironmental engineering) through deformable media.

Last update: 7/10/17
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