Geomechanics and Geotechnics

Research topics

Numerical Methods in geomechanics, Geotechnics & Geotechnical earthquake engineering:

  • Boundary Element Method & Hybrid methods for field and interaction simulations
  • Static and dynamic soil-structure-interaction
  • Macro-element theory
  • Multi-Phase and cyclic material behavior
  • Constitutive modells in geotechnical engineering


Energy Geotechnics, Design of GeoMaterials and Geotechnical Structures:

  • Energy geotechnics, Energy geostorages and Energy lifelines
  • Geotechnical engineering & structures
  • Soil improvement


Advanced experimental Methods in Geotechnics

  • Advanced soil state monitoring & Soil parameter identification
  • Geophysical & geotechnical methods for multi-phase and multi-field granular material
  • Indirect Methods: Inverison theory and optimization in geotechnics and geomechanics