Program

The Winter School will start  on Tuesday 22nd  of January 2019.

A visit to the Laboratory of Soil Mechanics (LMS) at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) is scheduled on Monday 21stof January 2019 (optional). At the end of the visit, a transfer service by bus is offered from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) to the venue of the Winter School.

It follows the program of the event.


Monday 21st January (Optional)  

16.00-17.00
Visit to the Laboratory of Soil Mechanics (LMS) at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL). (How to get to EPFL and LMS).

17:00-18:30
Free bus transfer from Laboratory of Soil Mechanics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) to the venue of the Winter School at Eurotel Victoria in Villars-sur-Ollon

19:00
Welcome Aperitif


 

Day 1: January 22nd, Tuesday  

07:30 Registration

08:00 Opening

8.30-12:00
Antonio Gens (UPC)
Geomechanics for nuclear waste disposal

12:00-13.30

Lunch

16.30-19:00
Alessio Ferrari (EPF Lausanne)
Hydro-Mechanical behaviour of shales and gas shales

20.30-22.00
Presentations by participants

Day 2: January 23th, Wednesday

8.30-12:00
Joe Labuz (University of Minnesota)
Experiments on strength and softening response of rock

12:00-13.30

Lunch

16.30-19:00
Lyesse Laloui (EPF Lausanne)
The Geomechanics of CO2 Sequestration

20.30-22.00
Presentations by participants

Day 3: January 24th, Thursday

8.30-12:00
Kerry Rowe (Queen’s University)
Barrier systems for limiting contaminant migration

12:00-13.30

Lunch

13.30-17:00
Tomasz Hueckel (Duke University)
Evaporation, Drying, Cracking in Energy Geomechanics

17.00-17:30

Closure