EDME Published theses

2020

Invariant solutions underlying small- and large-scale structures in turbulent boundary layers

S. Azimi / T. Schneider (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Atomic Scale Investigations into the Origins of Ductility in Mg Alloys

R. Ahmad / W. Curtin (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Multiphase flows in Microfluidic Reactors

P. Hadikhani / D. Psaltis (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Morphology and morphodynamics of braided rivers: an experimental investigation

D. V. Papa / C. Ancey (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Surface roughness evolution in adhesive wear processes

E. Milanese / J-F. Molinari (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Experimental studies of hydro-mechanical couplings in Enhanced Geothermal Reservoirs

M. A. Acosta / M. E. S. Violay (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Mechanical behaviour of fluid lubricated faults during earthquake nucleation and propagation

C. Cornelio / M. E. S. Violay (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Thermomechanical behavior of underground energy infrastructures

J. Zannin / L. Laloui; A. Ferrari (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Geotechnical and environmental performance of retaining structures in unsaturated soils

G. Speranza / L. Laloui; A. Ferrari (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Stress management in the context of induced seismicity in subsurface reservoirs

B. P. Fryer / L. Laloui; G. Siddiqi (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Physical Mechanism and Flow Control of Tip Vortex Cavitation

A. Amini / M. Farhat (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Hydraulic stimulation of pre-existing discontinuities in tight rocks

F. Ciardo / B. T. A. Lecampion (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Propagation of fluid driven fractures in transversely isotropic material

F-E. Moukhtari / B. T. A. Lecampion (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

2019

Turbulent patterns in wall-bounded shear flows: invariant solutions and their bifurcations

F. Reetz / T. Schneider (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

Hydro-mechanical response of Opalinus Clay shale: dependency on composition and burial depth

E. Crisci / L. Laloui; A. Ferrari (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

Response of noise-amplifier flows: From linear control to nonlinear jet breakup

I. Shukla / F. Gallaire (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

The mechanics of crack-tip dislocation emission and twinning

P. Andric / W. Curtin (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

The role of mechanical hysteresis source in mechanical and mechanobiological performances of load-bearing biomaterials

N. Nasrollahzadeh Mamaghani / D. Pioletti (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

Turbulent Flows over Rough Permeable Beds in Mountain Rivers: Experimental Insights and Modeling

G. P. D. M. Rousseau / C. Ancey (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

Multiscale experimental characterisation and modelling of transverse cracking in thin-ply composites

S. Kohler / J. Botsis; J. Cugnoni (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

2018

Frictional and transport properties of faults zones in the Opalinus Clay formation

L. F. Orellana Espinoza / M. E. S. Violay; J-F. Molinari (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. 

On flexible Green function methods for atomistic/continuum coupling

M. L. Hodapp / W. Curtin (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. 

Pattern formation in thin liquid films: from coating-flow instabilities to microfluidic droplets

G. M. N. Balestra / F. Gallaire (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. 

When droplets deform, break up and propel microswimmers

G. Gallino / F. Gallaire (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. 

Two-phase flow phenomena in hydraulic turbines and pump-turbines operating in synchronous condenser mode

E. Vagnoni / F. Avellan; L. Andolfatto (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. 

Wind turbine wakes: exploring the underexplored

S. Shamsoddin / F. Porté Agel (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. 

Innovative measurement techniques for atmospheric turbulence and wind energy

F. Carbajo Fuertes / F. Porté Agel (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. 

Thermo-mechanical performance of energy pile groups

A. F. Rotta Loria / L. Laloui (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. 

Numerical Experiments of Atmospheric Boundary Layer flows

V. Sharma / M. Lehning; M. Parlange (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. 

Dynamics and Optimal Control of Self-Sustained Instabilities in Laminar and Turbulent Swirling Flows: Application to the Part Load Vortex Rope in Francis Turbines

S. Pasche / F. Avellan; F. Gallaire (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. 

Dislocation Cross-Slip in Face-Centered Cubic Solid Solution Alloys

W. G. Nöhring / W. Curtin (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. 

Hydro-mechanical characterization of gas shales and Opalinus Clay shale in partially saturated conditions

A. Minardi / L. Laloui; A. Ferrari (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. 

2017

Atomistic mechanisms of hydrogen embrittlement

A. Tehranchi / W. Curtin (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 

Multi Level Monte Carlo Methods for Uncertainty Quantification and Robust Design Optimization in Aerodynamics

M. Pisaroni / P. Leyland; F. Nobile (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 

Fracture of thin-ply composites

G. Frossard / J. Botsis; T. Gmür (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 

Kinetics, Mechanics and Micro-structure of Bio-cemented Soils

D. Terzis / L. Laloui (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 

Collapse phenomena of deformed cavitation bubbles

O. Supponen / M. Farhat (Dir.)  

EPFL, 2017. 

Unsteady fluid dynamics around a hovering flat plate wing

S. B. Krishna / K. A. J. Mulleners; M. A. Green (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 

Effect of an adhesive layer on the mode I delamination in unidirectional CFRP bonded joints

N. Nasri / J. Botsis; J. Cugnoni (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 

Physical Phenomena in Dynamic Failure of Concrete at the Mesoscale

O. Yilmaz / J-F. Molinari (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 

Studies on Traction Separation Relations in Fracture of Layered Composites

G. Pappas / J. Botsis (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 

Multi-Scale Modeling of the Alkali-Silica Reaction in Concrete

A. I. Cuba Ramos / J-F. Molinari (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 

Coupled 3D Dislocation Modeling at Nano- and Micro-Scales

J. Cho / J-F. Molinari; G. Anciaux (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 

Multiphysical behaviour of shales from Northern Switzerland

V. Favero / L. Laloui; A. Ferrari (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 

Interaction of atmospheric boundary layer flow with wind turbines

M. Bastankhah / F. Porté Agel (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 

Effect of charging/discharging on plasticity and fracture in Si anodes for batteries

S. M. Khosrownejad / W. Curtin (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 

2016

Micromotion and fluid flow around cementless femoral components in total hip arthroplasty

V. H. E. Malfroy Camine / D. Pioletti; A. Terrier (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Seismic response of rock joints under obliquely incident wave

Y. Zou / L. Laloui; J. Zhao (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Particle Size Segregation in Dense Granular Flows

K. van der Vaart / C. Ancey (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Resonance in swirling wakes and sloshing waves

F. Viola / F. Gallaire (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Bridging effects on Mixed Mode delamination: experiments and numerical simulation

M. Borotto / J. Botsis (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Constitutive and numerical modeling of anisotropic quasi-brittle shales

F. Parisio / L. Laloui (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Acoustic metamaterial properties of a 2D closed cellular solid with entrained fluid

V. Dorodnitsyn / W. Curtin; B. Van Damme (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Geomechanical modelling of CO₂ injection in deep aquifers

C. Li / L. Laloui (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Theoretical and numerical studies of atmospheric boundary-layer flows over complex terrain

M. G. Giometto / J. Fang; M. Parlange (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Dynamics of the cavitation precessing vortex rope for Francis turbines at part load operating conditions

A. T. Favrel / F. Avellan (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

2015

Wave propagation in periodic buckled beams

F. P. R. Maurin / W. Curtin (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

A patient-specific numerical musculoskeletal knee model

A. Latypova / D. Pioletti; A. Terrier (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Hydro-chemo-mechanical characterisation of sand/bentonite mixtures

D. Manca / L. Laloui; A. Ferrari (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Too big to grow

V. Mantič Lugo / F. Gallaire (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Effect of Patient Specific Parameters on Degenerative Shoulder Diseases

C. A. Engelhardt / D. Pioletti; A. Terrier (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Fluid dynamics of basal entrainment by geophysical gravity-driven flows

B. M. Bates / C. Ancey (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Analysis of TBM tunnelling performance in faulted and highly fractured rocks

E. Paltrinieri / J. Zhao; F. Sandrone (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Instability of two-phase co-axial jets at small Reynolds number

L. Augello / F. Gallaire (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Mind The Gap

M. Dreyer / M. Farhat (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

A Novel Structural Health Monitoring Method for Full-Scale CFRP Structures

E. R. Guzman Solares / T. Gmür (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Self-heating hydrogel for mechanically-controlled drug release

M. Nassajian Moghadam / D. Pioletti (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

2014

Slip Fronts at Frictional Interfaces

D. S. Kammer / J-F. Molinari (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Simulation of Silt Erosion Using Particle-Based Methods

E. Jahanbakhsh / F. Avellan (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Thermomechanical Characterization of Energy Geostructures with Emphasis on Energy Piles

T. Mimouni / L. Laloui (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Modelling Plasticity in Nanoscale Contact

T. Junge / J-F. Molinari (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Interaction of the atmospheric boundary layer with land surface heterogeneity and wind turbines

M. Abkar / F. Porté-Agel (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

A study of the spatio-temporal behaviour of bed load transport rate fluctuations

J. Heyman / C. Ancey (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Morphodynamic mechanisms in steep channels

F. Mettra / C. Ancey (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

An adjoint-based approach to the optimal control of separated flows

E. Boujo / F. Gallaire (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Prediction of peri-implant bone adaptation to mechanical environments

M. Piccinini / I. Botsis; J. Cugnoni (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Modeling droplets flowing in microchannels

M. Nagel / F. Gallaire (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Field and numerical studies on the causes and effects of blocky rock conditions on TBM tunnelling

A. Delisio / J. Zhao (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Mechanical Behaviour of Rock Materials under Dynamic Loading

Q. Zhang / J. Zhao (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Thermo-mechanical aspects of energy piles

A. Di Donna / L. Laloui (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Large Scale Computation of the Rotating Stall in a Pump-Turbine using an Overset Finite Element Large Eddy Simulation Numerical Code

O. Pacot / F. Avellan; C. Kato (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Thermo-hydro-mechanical characterisation and modelling of MX-80 granular bentonite

A. Seiphoori / L. Laloui; A. Ferrari (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Snow-Atmosphere Interactions over a Mountain Terrain

M. Diebold / M. Parlange (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

2013

Moisture and energy dynamics in fields soils

F. Ciocca / M. Parlange; I. Lunati (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. 

Laboratory Investigation on Seismic Response of Rock Fractures Filled with Granular Materials

W. Wu / J. Zhao (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. 

Hydrodynamics of orbital shaken bioreactors

M. Reclari / M. Farhat (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. 

Rock fragmentation mechanism by TBM cutter and TBM tunnelling under stressed grounds

L. Yin / J. Zhao (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. 

TBM Performance Evaluation in Rock-Soil Interface Mixed Ground

Á. Tóth / J. Zhao (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. 

The effect of pressure gradient on the collapse of cavitation bubbles in normal and reduced gravity

M. Tinguely / M. Farhat (Dir.)  

EPFL, 2013. 

Geomechanical modelling of rainfall-induced landslides in partially saturated slopes

J. Eichenberger / L. Laloui (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. 

2012

Deformation and Damage in Lead-free Solder Joints

M. Maleki / I. Botsis; J. Cugnoni (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. 

Multiphysical Modelling of Soils with a Focus on Microbially Induced Calcite Precipitation

S. Fauriel / L. Laloui (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. 

Fluid-Structure Coupling Effects on the Dynamic Response of Pump-Turbine Guide Vanes

S. Roth / F. Avellan; M. Farhat (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. 

A 3D ALE Finite Element Method for Two-Phase Flows with Phase Change

G. Rabello Dos Anjos / J. R. Thome; N. Borhani (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. 

Hydrodynamics of a Pump-Turbine Operating at Off-Design Conditions in Generating Mode

V. Hasmatuchi / F. Avellan; M. Farhat (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. 

Dam Break of Newtonian Fluids and Granular Suspensions

N. Andreini / C. Ancey (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. 

Large Eddy Simulation of Particle Dynamics Inside a Differentially Heated Cavity

C. Bosshard / M. Deville; L. Kleiser (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. 

Modélisation physique et analyse numérique de la propagation d’une masse granulaire

C. Sauthier / V. Labiouse (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. 

Effect of Hydrofoil Trailing Edge Geometry on the Wake Dynamics

A. Zobeiri / F. Avellan; M. Farhat (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. 

2011

Understanding Small Scale Variability of the Mountain Snow Cover

R. M. Mott / M. Parlange; M. Lehning (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. 

Study of a Fully Developed Wind Turbine Array Boundary Layer

M. Calaf Bracons / M. Parlange (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. 

Theoretical and Numerical Analyses of Wave Propagation in Jointed Rock Masses

J. Zhu / J. Zhao (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. 

Hygrothermal Ageing and Damage Characterization in Epoxies and in Epoxy-Glass Interfaces

M. Lai / I. Botsis (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. 

Biomechanical Aspects of Osteogenesis in Load-Bearing Tissue Engineering Scaffolds

A. Roshan Ghias / D. Pioletti (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. 

Improved Methodology for Rock Fall Hazard Zoning at the Local Scale

J. M. Abbruzzese / V. Labiouse (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. 

Characterisation of Low Impact Energy Induced Damage in Composite Plates with Embedded Optical Sensors

J. Frieden / I. Botsis; T. Gmür (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. 

Effect of Micromotion on Morphogen Dynamics in Peri-Implant Healing

M. Gortchacow / D. Pioletti; A. Terrier (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. 

Micromechanical Study of Rock Fracture and Fragmentation under Dynamic Loads using Discrete Element Method

T. Kazerani / J. Zhao (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. 

Thermomechanical Hysteresis of Biological and Synthetic Hydrogels

A. Vogel / D. Pioletti (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. 

Simulation of Time-Dependent Viscoelastic Fluid Flows by Spectral Elements

A. Jafari / M. Deville; D. Favrat (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. 

2010

Exploring the Physics behind Dynamic Fragmentation through Parallel Simulations

S. Levy / J-F. Molinari (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. 

Grid Filter Models for the Large Eddy Simulation of Fluid Flows

M. A. D. Habisreutinger / M. Deville; D. Favrat (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. 

Development of Micro-Macro Continuum-Discontinuum Coupled Numerical Method

G. Zhao / J. Zhao; J. Fang (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. 

The Effects of Fluid Elasticity on Grid Turbulence

R. Vonlanthen / P. A. Monkewitz (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. 

Macro-to-Microchannel Transition in Two-Phase Flow and Evaporation

C. L. Ong / J. R. Thome (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. 

Hydrodynamics of High Specific Power Pumps for Off-Design Operating Conditions

S. Berten / F. Avellan; M. Farhat (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. 

Simulating Viscoplastic Avalanches

M. Rentschler / C. Ancey (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. 

Rheophysics of concentrated particle suspensions in a Couette cell using a refractive index matching technique

S. Wiederseiner / C. Ancey (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. 

Numerical investigation of particle-laden thermally driven turbulent flows in enclosure

R. Puragliesi / M. Deville; A. Soldati (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. 

2009

Cyclic properties of sand

E. Rascol / L. Vulliet (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. 

Lattice Boltzmann method for the simulation of viscoelastic fluid flows

O. P. Malaspinas / M. Deville (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. 

Pore scale analyses of evaporation from porous media

N. Shokri / D. Or; L. Laloui (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. 

Turbulent vortex shedding from a blunt trailing edge hydrofoil

P. Ausoni / F. Avellan; M. Farhat (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. 

Numerical modeling and neural networks to identify constitutive parameters from in situ tests

R. F. Obrzud / L. Vulliet; A. Truty (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. 

Part load flow in radial centrifugal pumps

O. Braun / F. Avellan (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. 

Constitutive modelling of unsaturated soils with hydro-geomechanical couplings

M. Nuth / L. Laloui (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. 

Experimental investigation of unstrained diffusion flames and their instabilities

E. Robert / P. A. Monkewitz (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. 

2008

Optimal application-oriented resource brokering in a high performance computing grid

V. Keller / M. Deville; U. Schwiegelshohn (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2008. 

Identification modale numérique-expérimentale des propriétés élastiques et dissipatives de matériaux composites

M. Matter / T. Gmür (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2008. 

Thermo-plasticity of fine-grained soils at various saturation states

B. François / L. Laloui (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2008. 

Parallel mesh adaptive techniques for complex flow simulation

A. Casagrande / P. Leyland (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2008. 

Experimental investigation into localized instabilities of mixed Rayleigh-Bénard-Poiseuille convection

E. Grandjean / P. A. Monkewitz (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2008. 

Experimental and numerical investigations on the fluid contribution to the tensile-compressive mechanical behavior of the bovine periodontal ligament

M. Bergomi / I. Botsis (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2008. 

Fluid mechanics of intrathecal drug delivery

R. M. Nelissen / P. A. Monkewitz; N. Borhani (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2008. 

Desiccation cracking of soils

H. Péron / L. Laloui (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2008. 

Convective boiling heat transfer in a single micro-channel

L. Consolini / J. R. Thome (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2008. 

Mechanical behaviour of unsaturated aggregated soils

A. Koliji / L. Vulliet (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2008. 

Analyse de l’état de contrainte et de l’endommagement d’assemblages sertis en matériau mixte métal-composite sollicités en traction ou en flexion

A. Prenleloup / T. Gmür (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2008. 

Experimental identification of adhesive properties between epoxy and glass

A. Sekulic / A. Curnier (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2008. 

2007

Measurements of time-dependent free-surface viscoplastic flows down steep slopes

S. Cochard / C. Ancey (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2007. 

1998

Short term response of circulating leptin to feeding and fasting in man: influence of circadian cycle

J. Dallongeville; B. Hecquet; P. Lebel; J. L. Edmé; C. Le Fur et al. 

International journal of obesity and related metabolic disorders : journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity. 1998. Vol. 22, num. 8, p. 728-33.