Geomechanics and Geotechnics

Research profile

The chair is focusing on fundamental and applied research in fields of geomechanics and geotechnics. In particular the following fields are under active Research:

Numerical Method Development in Geomechanics  
Energy Geotechnics & Climate Change Adaption
  •  Coupled THM material behaviour     
  • Cyclic loaded THM material behaviour    
  • Geomechanical problems in Energy transport and Storage  
  • Thermal Monitoring & Thermal Parameter Detection    
  • Development of geophysical  & advanced geotechnical monitoring methods  
  • Desiccation Fracture Behaviour
  • Embedded high and ultrahigh voltage cabels (backfill material, thermal and diffusion processes, desiccation )
Soil Design / Soil and Geostructure Improvement